Close-ups Train on the Island

Here's the bluegrass babe close-up:

Close-up 2: This shows the steam engine similar to one that would be found in the 1920s when the song was first recorded. The engineer who "can't hold the wheel" can clearly be seen looking down from above at his true love who is walking on the other track. The train is going over a railroad bridge (coming) from an island. The colors are poor as this is taken in the shade. 

Close-up 3: Depicts J.P. Nestor rising from the smoke and ashes to sing "Train On An Island."  He's in the smoke cloud above the engineer. This shot was taken in the shade.

Close-up 4: Here's the full smoke picture

Close-Up 5: This was take in the direct sunlight so the colors are much brighter. This shows fiddler Norman Edmonds (who recorded the song in 1927 with J.P. Nestor- banjo) appearing magically from a bush on the bank of the island shore. Crazy, I know!

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