The History of American Trains DVDs

These 24 documentary films explore the power and importance of American trains from the golden age of locomotives to modern day superliners. On the Road with Frisco 1522 and Texas Steam Treasure document smoke-billowing steam engines, including the oldest steam locomotive built in 1898 and still in service today. Modern train system are explored in Chicago's Metra, a film about the Chicagoland commuter train line that services 300,000 passengers per day, and The Trains of Galesburg, a movie about the bustling Midwestern hub and its railroads going in seven different directions. Vivid footage shows what it's like to climb the 2.2% grade between Skykomish and Scenic, WA aboard trains traveling The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, while Garden Railroad Spectacular pays tribute to backyard model trains. 30 hours of footage. 24 DVDs.

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