AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY STORY


Trains of Treasure CD: EVELEIGH 

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Recited by John Dengate

We wash in dirty buckets, where germs abound galore
We cram our clothes in lockers, 50 years of age or more,
For years we've fought & struggled for real amenities
But according to the "Rail Heads"  they're liabilities
Workers needs can't be considered, if the Boss can improvise
So the "Rail Heads" constant, year old cry,
Is "can't be done .... no use to try" 
"Confound" the men's conditions we must economise.

Notes

Anonymous poem published in 1950 in "Eveleigh News" - Eveleigh Loco Shop Committee

Trains of Treasure a CD of Australian railway songs and poems