Lunch With Casey

Remembering Casey Jones and his pal Roundhouse

Casey Jones Links

Various websites of interest:

Pavek Museum of Broadcasting – The Museum of Broadcasting in St. Louis Park features an incredible collection of rare television and radio equipment.    They are a showcase for Minnesota and midwest broadcasting history including the Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.   Roger Awsumb and Lynn Dwyer are inductees of the Hall of Fame

Hi Gang! It’s Your Old Buddy Casey Jones! – JR Lonto’s essay on the the Casey Jones show is hosted on the Pavek website

Walking in my Winter Underwear lyrics

Casey Jones Village in Jackson, Tennessee is the home of the real life Casey Jones

Minnesota Transportation Museum features historic Minnesota trains and much more!   The Jackson Street Roundhouse is the current home of Casey’s locomotive.   And they have a page devoted to the restoration of the engine.

Twin City Model Railroad Museum in St. Paul features some great model train layouts.

Axel’s Treehouse Julian West, biographer of Clellan Card has started a site about WCCO’s Axel

J. P. Patches Website Chris Wedes was Casey’s sidekick Joe the Cook… he went on to become JP Patches

Will Thunder’s Tales and Trails – Gary McDonald’s kiddie show, inspired by Casey

TV Party features articles on many different vintage TV series

TV Party: Twin Cities Local Kid Shows is an great look at your favorite shows

TV Party:  The Original Animated Hercules was a favorite cartoon on Lunch with Casey

NPR: A History of Local Children’s TV Programs profiles Tim Hollis and children’s television

Studio Z-7 is Jeff Lonto’s site with great stories of Minnesota broadcasting and even a picture of Casey

Hamner Barber Theater in Branson Mo, featuring Casey’s friend Jim Barber

The Very Idea a band from Minneapolis has recorded a version of the Happy Birthday Song. Warning, this is not for kids!

Gumby World – Gumby and Pokey was a popular animated series shown on Casey Jones

Davey and Goliath – Casey would run this show every Saturday durring the 60s

StarTribune: Hey, gang! Step back in children’s TV time!

Captain Ernie’s Showboat includes several pages about Captain Ken

Memories of Casey

Minneapolis Tribune: TV’s Casey Jones dead at 74

KARE-11 TV: TV’s Casey Jones Dies

KARE-11 TV: The Life of Roger Awsumb

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