“Zack, the Mormon Engineer”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952
Keywords: marriage railroading humorous train
Found in: US(Ro)

Description

Zack, the Mormon engineer, has a wife in every town along the D&RG, and so refuses to change lines.

Notes

Said to be based, loosely, on the life of one Zack Black who worked on the Denver and Rio Grande railroad. The tune is loosely based on "Oh, Susanna." - RBW

Recordings

References

  1. Botkin-RailFolklr, p. 444, "Zack, the Mormon Engineer" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, ZACKMORM*
  3. Roud #4761
  4. BI, BRaF444