During the early 1960s, Charles Castner produced a public affairs series called "Kentucky Profiles" for WHAS radio. Later, Castner, a longtime railroad history enthusiast, worked as a public relations and information officer for the L & N Railroad Company, subsequently the Seaboard Systems Railroad.
The collection contains a published booklet of A time remembered and a typescript of the memoir as well. Knight's reminiscences, A time remembered, described his childhood in Sharpsburg, Bath County, Kentucky. There is also a typescript of another work, Litewise, composed of fiction and light verse.