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Americas Railroads: The Steam Train Legacy Video (VHS)

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This wonderful video goes over the history of the Steam Locomotive. It uses historical footage, newsreels and short subjects dating from the 1930s to the 1960s, all introduced by railroad historians. If you like trains, you will love this diverse and fascinating collection of films. These fact-filled documentaries span the history and development of the railroad industry, from the building of the first transcontinental line to the height of steam engine operations during World War II, to the eventual triumph of diesel over steam.

Relive the thrill of riding the rails across an ever-changing American landscape and experience the challenges, the romance and the day-to-day operations of America's greatest railroads. Take a nostalgic look back at a classic way of life as we introduce you to the people and machines that built the great American Railroad.

Introductions by noted railroad historians: Walter P. Gray IV and Don DeNevi. Total Running Time: Approx. 5 3/4 hours. Black & White and Color - VHS.

    The video contains the following episodes:
  • An Introduction to the Railroads in America
  • Last of the Giants
  • 225,000 Mile Proving Ground
  • Flight of the Century
  • Science Rides the High Iron
  • Operation Fast Freight
  • Steam Train Wrecks of the 1920s
  • The Steam Locomotive
  • Power Behind the Nation
  • Clear Signal
  • Lifeline of a Nation
  • The Freight Train
  • Snow on the Run
  • Early Steam Trains
  • The Milwaukee Road
  • California Zephyr
  • B&O's 8000 Mile Birthday Party
  • Big Trains Rolling

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