Modern Marvels: Transcontinental Railroad

Modern Marvels: Transcontinental Railroad

     
 

Take a closer look at the mode of transportation that bridged the gap between the Eastern and Western United States with this installment of The History Channel's Modern Marvels series offering a detailed history of the transcontinental railroad. A project that was unprecedented in both size and scope, the transcontinental railroad was truly the genesis ofSee more details below

Overview

Take a closer look at the mode of transportation that bridged the gap between the Eastern and Western United States with this installment of The History Channel's Modern Marvels series offering a detailed history of the transcontinental railroad. A project that was unprecedented in both size and scope, the transcontinental railroad was truly the genesis of modern transportation, and now viewers can learn the whole story from the time the first spike was driven into the ground to the modern system as we know it today.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/19/2006
UPC:
0733961765397
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
0:50:00
Sales rank:
62,554

Special Features

Interactive menus; Scene selection

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Transcontinental Railroad
1. Bridging a Nation [:01]
2. The Great Race [12:53]
3. City on Wheels [9:20]
4. Summit Tunnel [6:18]
5. The Last Spike [7:59]
6. Credits [7:23]

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