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W.E. Butler's Train Collection (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-10-23

Duration: 00:05:36

Subjects: Railroads | Butler, W.E. | Steam locomotives | TRAINS | Collectors and collecting


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Butler, W.E. Interviewee


This segment from the October 23, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a visit with W.E. “Billy” Butler of Ponchatoula and his collection of steam locomotives and railroad equipment. Butler has spent 65 years amassing the collection. Host: Ron Blome