Boss of the Section Gang, The

DESCRIPTION: Mike Cahooley, an Irish immigrant, goes to work on the railroad; he advances to boss of the section gang. When the company president comes around, he shakes Mike's hand; his workers fear him. He is going home to his wife, but hearers are welcome to visit
AUTHOR: Possibly "Cyclone" Harry Hart
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (broadside by Harry Hart)
KEYWORDS: pride bragging emigration railroading work family boss worker
Roud #8585
Minta Morgan, "The Boss of the Section Gang" (AFS 922 B2, 1937; on LC61)
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