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Jamaican Railways : The Friendliest Line in the World

Author: Infobase,; MVD (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : MVD, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2011] 2017. ©2011
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program shows the running of the Jamaican Railway System prior to closure in October of 1992. The star of the show, Engine 54, is seen from her initial steaming, test run and servicing before working The Banana Boat Steam Train for the 63-mile journey, climbing to over 800 feet through the mountains on gradients of 1 in 30 from Kingston to Port Antonio in 1965. Kingston Locomotive depot is visited.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; MVD (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1055607754
Notes: Originally released by MVD, 2011.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 11, 2017.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (49 min., 50 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Kingston Railway Station (5:25); Kingston Yard (6:47); Port Antonio Rail Line (4:29); May Pen Railway Center (3:45); Steam Hauled Specials (16:27); Engine 54's Career (10:55); Credits: Jamaican Railways: The Friendliest Line in the World (0:48);
Responsibility: MVD.

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This program shows the running of the Jamaican Railway System prior to closure in October of 1992. The star of the show, Engine 54, is seen from her initial steaming, test run and servicing before working The Banana Boat Steam Train for the 63-mile journey, climbing to over 800 feet through the mountains on gradients of 1 in 30 from Kingston to Port Antonio in 1965. Kingston Locomotive depot is visited.

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