Lunch With Casey

Remembering Casey Jones and his pal Roundhouse

Category: Casey Jones

The Mayor’s Christmas Party 1971

Here’s a cool poster from a 1971 Christmas event promoting appearances by Casey Jones, Clancy the Cop, and Willie Ketchem, along with a few Hollywood celebrities, and Santa Claus.   Charlie McCarty was the mayor of St. Paul at the time, and was known locally as “Super Mayor.” This is a cleaned up reconstruction of the […]

Bob Duerr from the Como Park Zoo

We all remember Bob Duerr’s frequent visits to Lunch With Casey.   This is a vintage press photo from 1967.   The caption that came with the photo reads “What a way to weigh a python.  Bob Duerr, Como Zoo reptile keeper, stands on a scale with a 16-foot, 1-inch female regal python wrapped around him 1/9 […]

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