This Labor Day we Salute John Henry, a real “Steel Drivin’ man”, and real-life hero.
As much as we usually like Wikipedia, John Henry was not a folk-lore creation, but a real-life hero.
Here is another view: https://court.rchp.com/john-henry-a-steel-driving-man/
We like our hero’s for their strength and determination in the face of adversity.
John Henry was a real American hero.