Time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Enjoy the classic Walking in My Winter Underwear. This is Casey Jones lip syncing to Jimmy Jenson’s recording.
Celebrating Casey Jones at the Minnesota Transportation Museum
On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the Minnesota Transportation Museum at the Jackson Street Roundhouse will be celebrating the birthday of the real life Casey Jones, Jonathon Luther Jones. There will be cookies and milk, and a bit of history. The…
Merry Christmas from Lunch With Casey!
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.
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…
We’ve restocked the Lunch with Casey DVD for the holidays! A great gift for any baby boomer that grew up in Minnesota. We’ve also go the Dave Lee Memories DVD, and the Hi Kids! DVD from the Museum of Broadcasting, and Jim Barber’s DVD featuring Breakfast with Casey highlights. Shop at the Lunch With Casey […]
The Breakfast with Casey show ran on Ch. 29 in the early 1980’s. Jim Barber played Casey’s sidekick, Charlie Caboose. Since that time, Jim has gone on to be a successful performer and ventriloquist. He performs regularly at the Hamner Barber Theater in Branson, Missouri. Here are some highlights from the Breakfast with Casey show, […]
From the MilleLacs Messenger website Lunch With Casey Revisited by Colleen Ziwicki originally published June 23, 1993 He was the baby boomers’ childhood hero. It was the 1950s and 60s and most mothers knew that lunchtime was synonymous with more than peanut butter sandwiches. The Casey Jones express arrived on track 11 every noon hour […]