“The Boss of the Section Gang”

Author: Possibly "Cyclone" Harry Hart
Earliest date: 1893 (broadside by Harry Hart)
Keywords: pride bragging emigration railroading work family boss worker
Found in: US(So)


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



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