King Snipe was a train worker who worked his whole life until his death on the Blue Bayou’s train line.

 You’ve heard that King Snipe was the name bestowed upon Elroy Robbins by hobos for his brutal train car rule enforcement methods.

You’ve heard that King Snipe came back from serving in an all black unit in the World War to find little changed in the American South, but the train yard kept him moving and made him the head man.