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Railroads

Tracks Across America
Collector's Tin

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Program Details

SKU:
MV52166
Language:
English
Genre:
Documentary
Starring:
Various
Format:
DVD
Run Time:
12 Hours 36 Minutes
Rating:
No Rating
Region Code:
Region 1
Order Date:
Available Now!
Street Date:
04-12-2011
UPC:
683904521668

Packaging Details

Number of Discs:
2
Product Height (in):
8.1
Product Width (in):
5.8
Product Depth (in):
.9
Product Weight (oz):
11.8
Carton Height (in):
12.75
Carton Width (in):
12.75
Carton Depth (in):
8.25
Carton Weight (lbs):
22
Carton Weight (oz):
2
Carton Qty:
30
Distributed By:
Mill Creek Entertainment
Catalog Title:
Railroads - Tracks Across America - Collector's Tin
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Synopsis

A Timeless Journey Riding the Rails!

This comprehensive documentary collection is composed of 36 fascinating features chronicling the development of the railroad industry from the first transcontinental line, freight and Pullman cars, to modern diesel engines. See the people and machines that built the Tracks Across America which is sure to please train enthusiasts old and new.

Including in-depth features chronicling:
Steam Trains
Passenger Trains
Freight Trains
The Nickel Plate Railroad
And much much more!

All Aboard for a Coast-to-Coast Rail Adventure!

Ride along with this nostalgic collection that takes you to a romantic place where steam rises from the dense population centers in the East to the snow-peaked mountains of the West. Go back to the days when trains brought loved ones home to small towns where the American railroad network is still a vital part of their transportation system today. Indeed, it moves more goods than the rest of the world's rails combined. Discover this and other fun facts about an industry that shaped American culture and its economy.

Contents:

Disc 1
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

Disc 2
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