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Title
My dad's the engineer
Additional title: Daddy's on the enginge, don't be afraid. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We were none of us thinking of danger, as the train sped on in the night. [first line]
Names
Rosenthal, J. E. (Illustrator)
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S.) (Dedicatee)
Graham, Charles, composer (Composer)
Graham, Charles, composer (Lyricist)
Wehman, Henry J. (Copyright holder)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: Henry J. Wehman
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Railroad locomotives
Danger
Forest fires
Railroad engineers
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration [lacking attribution - by J. E. Rosenthal] is a drawing of a steam locomotive moving on railroad tracks; an engineer watches ahead, with a nearby tree and log on fire. Inset shows a confused man and an upset woman sitting next to a girl with a smile as she tries to comfort the woman.
Content: Dealer's stamp on first page of music: Gutman, no. 3, Ave. A, N.Y.
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
Content: On cover: Latest New York success.
Statement of responsibility: by Chas. Graham.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 73306c50-c590-012f-94f5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My dad's the engineer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15ff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My dad's the engineer" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15ff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1895). My dad's the engineer Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-15ff-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My dad's the engineer