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  5. America's Railroads: The Steam Train Legacy

Synopsis

If you like trains, you'll love this diverse and fascinating collection of railroading films.

These fun and fact-filled documentaries span the history and development of the railroad industry, from the building of the first trans-continental line to the height of steam engine operations during World War II and the eventual triumph of diesel of over steam.

Relive the thrill of riding the rails across the 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.

Product Information

Discs

6

Run-time

12.1 hrs

Aspect Ratio ?

1.33:1

Color

Color/Black & White

Language

English

Region

1

Rating

Various

Production Date Closed-Caption

No

Subtitles

-

Operation Fast Freight

TITLE NAME
Director Thomas W. Willard

Railroad Man

TITLE NAME
Director Yasuo Furuhata
Actor Ken Takakura
Actor Ryôko Hirosue
Actor Shinobu Ôtake

Power Behind The Nation

TITLE NAME
Director Crane Wilbur
Actor Art Gilmore
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