MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada
The Wreck of the C & O, No. 5
Cyril O'Brien NFLD 2 Tape 10A Track 10
Trepassey Audio: No
Ballad

(Noise on tape obscures most of this song)

________ no more he'll pull the mail
The engine did _________ over
Pressure killed poor Dolly brave and true
Until the brakes are set one time.

Life’s throttle I’ll cut down
With a clear block into heaven's gate
He'll pull his mighty train
And there in God's own roundhouse he will register his name.


Notes


Text: A fragment of a train wreck song.

Tune: Song obscured by tape noise.

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