Here is a clipping from the day after Lunch with Casey was canceled. From Pat Sweeney’s collection.
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 […]
Here is an article published in the Milwaukee Road magazine in 1969. The railroad produced a film to promote safety and is was broadcast on Lunch With Casey. Highlights from the article: The safety story was told this summer by television’s “Casey Jones,” Roger Awsumb, whose “Lunch With Casey” program is broadcast daily except Saturday […]
Casey’s Column for Kids was a feature in TV Digest, at least for a short time in 1969. This one page feature is from the August 16, 1969 issue. The cover highlighted the Minnesota State Fair, as did Casey in his message. Other brief articles feature Gale Gordon from the Here’s Lucy show, and singer […]
TV Times for the week of April 13-19, 1963 featured Roundhouse Rodney on the cover and included part 1 of an interview with Lynn Dwyer. Unfortunately, I don’t have part 2! Lynn Dwyer WTCN-11’s Roundhouse Rodney Conquered His Problems To Become a Top Athlete by ROY WIRTZFELD Part One of Two Parts Lynn Dwyer (“Roundhouse […]
Here’s a look at the Minneapolis TV schedule from April 1957. You can see that Casey Jones was a half hour show at noon on channel 11. A couple other things to note… Tel-A-Story was a childrens show at 9am on WTCN. This was directed by Roger Awsumb, as well as Romper Room at 11 […]
This ad sales sheet was used to promote the show to potential advertisers. This is from the collection of Patrick Sweeney