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America's railroads : the steam train legacy

Author: Walter P Gray; Don DeNevi; Entertainment Distributing (Firm); Marathon Music & Video (Firm); Dastar Corp.
Publisher: Eugene, OR : Entertainment Distributing ; [Place of publication not identified] : Dastar Corp. : Marathon Music and Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Archival films cover the history and development of the railroad industry in the United States, from the building of the first transcontinental line to the eventual triumph of diesel over steam.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter P Gray; Don DeNevi; Entertainment Distributing (Firm); Marathon Music & Video (Firm); Dastar Corp.
ISBN: 0741104873 9780741104878 0741104849 9780741104847 0741104857 9780741104854 0741104865 9780741104861 074110489X 9780741104892
OCLC Number: 47923689
Credits: Introductions by Walter P. Gray IV and Don DeNevi.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital.
Contents: [Disc 1.] Flight of the century --
The steam locomotive --
The golden spike --
Last of the giants --
Operation fast freight --
Bonus feature: Railroading in the East 1897-1906: Thomas Edison's early steam train motion pictures. [Disc 2.] Snow on the run --
Power behind the nation --
Lifeline of a nation --
The big train --
225,000 mile proving ground --
Bonus feature: Steam train wrecks of the 1920's. [Disc 3.] Railroads and western expansion (1845-1965) --
Clear signal --
The Nickel Plate story --
The Milwaukee Road --
End of an era --
Bonus feature: The B & O's 8,000 mile birthday party.
Other Titles: Flight of the century.
Steam locomotive.
Golden spike.
Last of the giants.
Operation fast freight.
Railroading in the East, 1897-1906.
Snow on the run.
Power behind the nation.
Lifeline of a nation.
Big train.
225,000 mile proving ground.
Steam train wrecks of the 1920s.
Railroads and western expansion (1845-1965)
Clear signal.
Nickel Plate story.
Milwaukee Road.
End of an era.
B & O's 8,000 mile birthday party.
Responsibility: Dastar presents an MMV production.

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Archival films cover the history and development of the railroad industry in the United States, from the building of the first transcontinental line to the eventual triumph of diesel over steam.

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