Cover image for Railroads tracks across America.
Railroads tracks across America.
Publication Information:
Golden Valley, MN : Mill Creek Entertainment, c2011.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (12 hr., 36 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVDs, all regions, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo.
Target Audience:
Not rated.
General Note:
Title from disc label.

Features: America's railroad : 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 trains rolling -- Mainline USA -- Beef rings the bell -- Safe roads -- 3rd Ave El -- Operation fast freight -- The modern coal burning steam locomotive -- Flight of the century.

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 -- Son 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.
Thirty-six rail industry, War Dept., and film industry-produced short films chronicle the development of the railroad industry in the U.S. from the first transcontinental line to modern diesel engines.