“The Death of Jerry Damron”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: Early 1930s (given to Dock Boggs by Damron's sister)
Keywords: grief train death mourning railroading wreck disaster lament worker
Found in: US(SE)


Jerry Damron and his crew are killed on the C & O railroad, apparently in a derailment. His friends mourn for him, and hope to meet him in heaven



  1. Roud #14022
  2. BI, RctDoJD