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Casey Jones

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 11
Categories: American, Folk Tale



Appeared in

Hear the Wind Blow: American Folk Songs Retold

Story Summary

A tale of the fabled engineer, who drove ever more powerful engines and ever faster speeds until he met his fate on his last run through Mississippi in 1906.