Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Going forward in 2019, I’ll try and post a few more Casey Jones items here and other kids show host material on Minnesota Kid Vid.
Category: Casey Jones
Over the years, Casey Jones sold various products including the Casey Jones Joke Book, a Casey Jones railroad hat, and more. In the early sixties, he offered a Casey Jones Railroad Watch, which was an actual pocket watch produced by Ingraham. The price was a hefty $3.95, which would translate to about $32 in […]
Lunch With Casey went off the air at the end of 1972. No complete programs survive. There are about and hour or two of clips that have been preserved. However, at least one audio recording has been preserved. On December 27, 1972, a young woman named Linda Vesta held a tape recorder to her television […]
Every so often you run into something really cool. Here is an old TV commercial featuring Roger Awsumb as Casey Jones and Daryl Laub as T.N.Tatters. This dates to 1983. Daryl Laub played Skipper Daryl and J.P. Patches on WTCN from 1954-55 where he worked with Roger Awsumb. He then moved to KSTP and the […]