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Love those trains

Author: James Lipscomb; J Whitmore; National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Vestron Video, ©1989.
Series: National Geographic Society special.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a nostalgic journey into the world of trains. Travels aboard the Orient Express as it wines and dines the elite, the Guayaquil/Quito Train which transports rooftop passengers through the Andes, and the Salad Bowl Express which ships fresh produce from California to New York. Also shows the 150th anniversary celebration of the John Bull, the world's oldest operable steam engine.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Lipscomb; J Whitmore; National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
ISBN: 0805107908 9780805107906
OCLC Number: 20697755
Notes: Videocassette re-release of the 1984 television documentary, which was also issued on film and videocassette.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Writer/producer, James Lipscomb ; photographers, James Lipscomb, Carl Kriegeskotte ; editor, Victor Kanefsky.
Performer(s): James Whitmore.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: National Geographic Society special.
Responsibility: produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED/Pittsburgh.

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Presents a nostalgic journey into the world of trains. Travels aboard the Orient Express as it wines and dines the elite, the Guayaquil/Quito Train which transports rooftop passengers through the Andes, and the Salad Bowl Express which ships fresh produce from California to New York. Also shows the 150th anniversary celebration of the John Bull, the world's oldest operable steam engine.

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