Today in Labor History -March 11th

Labor History March 11th
John Luther "Casey" Jones

Fabled railroad engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones was born on this date in southeast Missouri. A member of the Railroad Engineers, he was the sole fatality in a wreck near Vaughan, Mississippi on April 29, 1900. His skill and heroics prevented many more deaths. – 1863 The MacBeth mine exploded in West Virginia, killing 18 … Read more