Railroad Songs

RR 1

“Put Me Off at Buffalo” (1895) was a song about an intoxicated Pullman porter who put the wrong man off at Buffalo.

RR 2

An engineer on the “Western Mail” leaps off his cab to save a little girl on the tracks, but is run over by his own train while saving her life.

RR 3

Davis was a retired Pullman porter who composed this 1896 song and other hits such as “The Fatal Wedding.”

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