Here’s a photo of Casey that I found years ago. Not sure where it came from, where it was taken, or even when it happened. It appears to be Casey making an appearance at a Halloween event of some kind. My guess is this is sometime in the early or mid-90s. Anyone have any info […]
Ann Silver meets Casey Jones 1963
Ann Silver met Casey Jones at Queen Anne’s Kiddieland in the summer of 1963. Casey regularly appeared at the park, meeting with kids and driving them on the train. Ann posted on Facebook, “Here is is me with Casey Jones,…
Casey and Santa in 1956
This was a holiday event at North High, promoting West Broadway. It may be November 24, 1956. Casey and Santa arrive in a helicopter. And they posed for photos. Lots of kids and parents in line for Casey…
Merry Christmas from Lunch with Casey!
Thanks to everyone for remembering what a great show Lunch With Casey was. We hope you have a great Christmas and New Year. Celebrate with a little Walking in my Winter Underwear!
Casey Jones at Roberta Brown’s 40th Birthday
I came across a photo on Facebook with Casey at Roberta Brown’s 40th birthday party. I contacted her to see if I could share her photo and she had a wonderful story to share. Eighteen years ago I decided…
Roundhouse Rodney tours the Tonka Truck factory
Roundhouse Rodney put together this little film tour of the Tonka Truck factory in Minnetonka Minnesota. The clip is a film transfer from a video tape episode of The Roundhouse Rodney Show, which ran on KTCA, channel 2, in…
Casey’s Railroad Watch from 1962
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…
It’s been a Casey Jones holiday favorite since it was first performed on Lunch With Casey. The story goes that Casey lip synced to Jimmy Jenson’s recording of Walking in My Winter Underwear, while dancing in old style long underwear. After the broadcast, the show received a complaint from a viewer who was upset and […]
This advertisement appeared a couple times in TV Guide in 1961-62. At some point in 1961, the Casey Jones program moved from the 5PM slot back to it’s traditional 12 noon time slot. This is when the show name officially became “Lunch With Casey.” Casey’s show started in 1954 at noon and held that slot […]
Here is a very early article about Casey Jones and the Noontime Express from TV Guide in July or August 1954. The program had just debuted in June 1954 and already was very popular. Casey asked viewers to mail in letters about “what they liked to eat” and quickly received 2000 responses. Many of the […]