Written for him. Lair introduced Red on the radio.
Roy Acuff [as Freight Train Blues; vocal: Sam 'Dynamite' Hatcher; Roy just provided the steam whistle effects; his own first vocal version was cut in '47, his hit version's from '65]
Webb Pierce [idem]
Rambling Jack Elliott [as Freight Train]
Bob Dylan [on debut album, crediting Roy Acuff while probably knowing the tune through Rambling Jack]
Same title, different song by Lightnin' Hopkins, by Fred McDowell ('59) and by Trixie Smith ('24 - Paramount), written by Thomas Dorsey and covered by Clara Smith.