Project Description

 

The Folklorist: The Hoosac Tunnel

Hear the tale behind the cursed construction of one of the largest engineering efforts in American history.

A NEWTV ORIGINAL PROGRAM
Produced & Directed by Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Writers: John Horrigan, Angela Harrer, & Andrew Eldridge
Hosted by John Horrigan
Created by John Horrigan & NewTV
Executive Producer: Robert Kelly

SPECIAL THANKS
Boston Costume
Cheryl Uttaro

FEATURING
Jim Pruy as “Foreman”
Paul Sears as “Paul Travers”
Trevor Girard as “Man Yelling”
Jerry Howland as “Billy Nash”
Andrew Eldridge as “Ned Brinkman”
Lee Siomnds as “Ringo Kelly”
Jonathan Kaplan as “Plan Maker”
Stephen Kessinger as “Plan Maker”
Barry McCroy as “Miner Extra”
Derek Bustard as “Minter Extra”
Robert Santonastaso as “Miner Extra”
Mike Sills as “Mining Ghost”
Steve Russo as “Coroner’

PRODUCTION CREW
Edited by: Andrew Eldridge & Angela Harrer
Contributing Writer: Liz Flemke
Producer’s Assistant: Katie Rubino
Additional Editor: Eugene Foygelman
Music and SFX: Organic Music Library & Kevin Macleod
Production Assistants: Liz Flemke, Trevor Frederick, & Sam Melnick

AVAILABLE ON NEWTV
NewTV’s local cable channels in Newton, MA
RCN: 3 | 13 | 15 | 613 (HD)
Comcast: 8 | 9 | 99
Verizon: 32 | 33 | 34

ORIGINAL AIR DATE
2014 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2014 NEWTV