When I was twelve I was featured on a 2nd-grade music show at WKNO, and I asked about "All Aboard." I was told the original tapes had been played so often the images had worn down and recorded-over, so I guess there's nothing left of the show. I've read that the train footage at the beginning was of The General, which was touring the country as part of the Civil War centennial, and WKNO got permission to film Allen Bates in character at the controls.
I went to school with Michael Crockett and have remembered his accident through the years. He was a sweet and lovable guy.
By Chris Shaw
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