Songs About Famous Trains

  • Orange Blossom Special (1938)

  • Wabash Cannonball (1940) (Roy Acuff)

  • Take the "A" Train (1941) (Duke Ellington)

  • City of New Orleans (1970) (Arlo Guthrie)

Le Roy Barnett retired in 2001 as an archivist with the State of Michigan Archives. Throughout his career, Dr. Barnett made note of railroad trivia as well as interesting railroad facts which he has shared with RRHX. We hope that you enjoy reading them. Many of these "sayings", slogans, film names will bring back memories for you. If you have other factual bits of trivia to add, there is a hot-link on each page for you to use.