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By Thomas S Parker, 2003
Casey Jones Marker
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|From a station located on this site the night of Apr. 29. 1900, John Luther Jones, replacing the regularly detailed engineer, took out engine 382, pulling the Illinois Central “Cannonball.” Driving into a blocked switch at Vaughn, Miss., . . . — — Map (db m6862) HM|
|In this community, the famous locomotive engineer John Luther Jones, (Alias Casey Jones) spent his boyhood days. Casey's many record feats as locomotive engineer engrossed him deeply in the hearts of his fellow workers. On the morning of April 30th . . . — — Map (db m18451) HM|
On April 30, 1900, railroad engineer John Luther "Casey" Jones died when his Illinois Central train, the "Cannonball," collided with a stalled freight train in Vaughan, Mississippi. Jones, who once lived and worked in the railroad town . . . — — Map (db m55641) HM|
|This is the house where John Luther Jones was living, at the time of his death at the throttle of his engine, “Old 382”, at Vaughan, Miss., April 30, 1900. A folk song has immortalized his name.
"All the switchmen knew by the . . . — — Map (db m52571) HM|