Railroads: Tracks Across America

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Overview

This package from the Mill Creek Entertainment label brings into a single collection a series of 37 documentaries that, taken together, chronicle the gradual history of the railroad industry as it evolved over the course of the 20th Century. The collection rests on the premise that few, if any, modes of transport shaped early American commerce more dramatically than the railroads. Selections in the line-up include: Wheels of Progress, Safe Roads, 3rd Ave. El, Operation Fast Freight, The Modern Coal Burning, Steam...
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Overview

This package from the Mill Creek Entertainment label brings into a single collection a series of 37 documentaries that, taken together, chronicle the gradual history of the railroad industry as it evolved over the course of the 20th Century. The collection rests on the premise that few, if any, modes of transport shaped early American commerce more dramatically than the railroads. Selections in the line-up include: Wheels of Progress, Safe Roads, 3rd Ave. El, Operation Fast Freight, The Modern Coal Burning, Steam Locomotive, Flight of the Century, The California Zephyr, Return of the General and many more.
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Special Features

America's Railroad: The Glory Years
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2010
  • UPC: 683904509604
  • Source: Mill Creek Ent
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 12:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 3,794

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Disc #1 -- Railroads: Tracks Across America
   America's Railroads: The Glory Years
      Wheels Of Progress
      A Great Railroad at Work
      Desert Empire
      The Big Train
      New Horizons
      Troop Train
      The Passenger Train
      This is My Railroad
      At This Moment
      Big Train Rolling
      Mainline U.S.A.
      Beef Rings the Bell
      Safe Roads
      Operation Fast Freight
      3rd Ave El
      Flight of the Century
      The Modern Coal Burning Steam Locomotive
Disc #2 -- Railroads: Tracks Across America
   The Steam Locomotive
   Railroads and Westward Expansion: 1845 -1865
   The Nickel Plate Story
   End of an Era
   The California Zephyr
   Return of the General
   The Freight Train
   Railroad Man
   The Railroad Story
   Song of the Pioneer
   Rolling the Freight
   Snow on the Run
   The Power Behind the Nation
   Clear Track Ahead!
   A Railroad at Work
   Last of the Giants
   Progress on the Rails
   Wheels of Steel
   Opening a New Frontier
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  • Posted February 16, 2013

    What a great video. Many fine films included that were produced

    What a great video. Many fine films included that were produced by various railroads. You dont have to be a rail fan to enjoy. It has history of the areas the railroads served. Gives much information from the beginnings of the rail industry to modern times. In detail, it shows how railroads are operated, areas served and many other interesting details.

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  • Posted May 8, 2014

    What a great gift to give to anyone who is interested in trains!

    What a great gift to give to anyone who is interested in trains!! Young & old alike!! We bought it for my sweet 89 year old dad. He LOVES railroads!! And it gives me great pleasure to see him enjoying this wonderful DVD!! Thank you, Mill Creek Entertainment for bringing "Railroads" to my Dad!!! 

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