7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

News and Issues
User Info

NS Lawmen band to perform

(Norfolk Southern issued the following news release on April 11.)

NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk Southern Corporation's Lawmen band will bring their railroad-rich mix of mountain, folk, bluegrass and country music to America's Anniversary Weekend.

The weekend is a three-day commemoration of the legacies of Jamestown, Va., where the modern concepts of free enterprise, rule of law and diversity took root 400 years ago. The Lawmen will perform from 9 pm. to 10 p.m., on Sunday, May 13, on the Democracy Stage in Jamestown's Anniversary Park.

"Norfolk Southern is one of Virginia's earliest corporate citizens and was the first major corporate sponsor of America's 400th Anniversary," said Stan West, the band's manager. "It's a privilege for us to represent our fellow railroaders and to perform in such stellar company." America's Anniversary Weekend will feature music by Grammy Award winners Bruce Hornsby, Chaka Khan and Ricky Skaggs, as well as the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Richmond Symphony Orchestra and a 1,607-voice choir representing most of the U.S.

Single-day date-specific tickets for the event - which include admission to concerts -- are $30 for adults and can be purchased at http://www.americas400thanniversary.com/ or 1-866-400-1607.

The Lawmen are Dale McCoy, electric guitar, banjo and vocals; E.T. Jackson, rhythm guitar, electric guitar and vocals; Mark Crawford, five-string electric bass guitar and harmony vocals; Freddie James, drums and vocals; and Myron Smith, electric pedal steel guitar and vocals. The Web address is http://www.norfolksouthernlawmen.com/ .

The earliest NS Lawmen band got its start in the 1950s, and the name reflected the fact that its members also served as railroad policemen. The modern Lawmen don't wear badges, but they do give some 200 performances a year across the country, appearing on television programs and in venues ranging from the Grand Ole Opry to the Smithsonian Institution.

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states, the District of Columbia and Ontario, Canada, serving every major container port in the eastern United States and providing superior connections to western rail carriers. NS operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is North America's largest rail carrier of metals and automotive products.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Like us on Facebook at

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2019 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts


AAR reports rail traffic for week ending Jan. 12, 2019
KCS reports fourth quarter and full-year 2018 results
Hoffa, Teamsters call on Congress to reopen government
Siemens, Wabtec head to court in feud over PTC technology patents
BNSF’s Rose says rail industry is thriving, warns other execs: “Don’t screw it up”
Jury returns multimillion-dollar verdict in favor of BNSF worker hurt at Havelock Yard
Hinkle Yard affected by Union Pacific layoffs
White House renames rail nominees
Amtrak cancels trains, cuts service ahead of major winter storm
Despite outcry, Netflix refuses to cut Lac-Megantic rail disaster footage from show
KCS gets approval for crude oil export facilities at Port Arthur, Texas
Railroad industry surges during oil boom in southeast New Mexico
Q&A: RRB appeals procedure
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines