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Was john henry a railroad worker?


Yes. John Henry is an American folk hero. An African American ex-slave, he is said to have worked as a "steel-driving man," a man tasked with hammering a steel drill into rock to make holes for explosives to blast the rock in constructing a railroad tunnel.

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