About Casey Jones

The 1950’s and 60’s were a special time for children in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Each day there was a kiddy television show called Lunch With Casey. It featured Roger Awsumb as railroad engineer Casey Jones and aired on WTCN channel 11. Roger Awsumb was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota on July 10, 1928 to Ardin and […]

Breakfast with Casey – 1983

Breakfast with Casey

Tom Rivers was working with Roger Awsumb at KRSI/KJJO radio in 1982. WFBT was getting ready to launch on Channel 29, so they went to the station management and pitched the idea of a new Casey Jones show. The photo shows several characters featured on the show, from left to right: Captain Cookie, Uncle Sven […]