orphan train http://wkms.org en Looking for a Home on the Orphan Train http://wkms.org/post/looking-home-orphan-train <p></p><p></p><p>The Great Depression, along with floods and a severe drought in the 1930s, left many Kentucky families with the difficult decision to keep their hungry children or send them away to a place where they could be taken care of and fed. For at least one orphanage in Jefferson County, that meant overcrowding, and eventually the children’s home began sending orphans across the state on westbound trains. Sun, 03 Mar 2013 15:43:00 +0000 Whitney Jones 28744 at http://wkms.org Looking for a Home on the Orphan Train