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Subways Trains And Railroads! Rail Transport Films 2 DVD Set

Subways Trains And Railroads! Rail Transport Films 2 DVD Set
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* 2/5/12: Updated From A Standard Format 4 DVD Set To A High Quality Dual Layer 2 DVD Set For Easier Storage, Lower Cost And Best Performance In All DVD Players, And Manufactured Using Genuine Verbatim Brand Dual Layer DVD+R Disc Stock, The World's Best! Everything You Ever Wanted To See About Trains But Were Afraid Didn't Exist! 8 Hours Packed Into 27 Films On 2 All Regions Dual Layer DVDs!

Contents:

A GREAT RAILROAD AT WORK (1942, 39:15)

Argued by some as the most classic of railroad films, this wartime picture shows us basically all there is to know about the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad company. The great newsreel announcer Lowell Thomas narrates.



AT THIS MOMENT (1954, 26:16)

Beautiful color film illustrates this story of the importance of railroads in 1950s America.



BEEF RINGS THE BELL (1960, 27:27)

The importance of beef to America is the result of Union Pacific's Railroad, and the railroad made this beautiful color picture to make sure the whole country knew it.



BIG TRAINS ROLLING (1955, 23:54)

More beautiful color film, this sponsored by the Association of American Railroads, illustrating how they keep the American economy on course, serviced and employed.



CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR HIGHLIGHTS (1913, 6:21)

Includes classic footage of two locomotives in an intentional head-on collision!



COMPLETION OF THE NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC RAIL ROAD (1914, 29:59)

More classic footage of the 10/23/14 Golden Spike Celebrations.



DAYS OF OUR YEARS (1955, 19:33)

A Union Pacific Railroad color picture about how accidents can happen to and because of its employees, and means that they and the railroad can take to prevent such accidents in the future.



DESERT EMPIRE (1948, 29:30)

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad gives us this loving tour through the Utah territory its trains roamed through.



DIESEL STORY (1952, 7:06)

Shell Oil promotes itself through the courtesy of this film, which illustrates the history, theory and practice of the diesel engine, with a presentation style that makes an otherwise dry subject both an entertaining and informative one.



MAINLINE U.S.A. (1957, 18:38)

The Association of American Railroads wanted us to know what the importance of railroads were to the nation, so they made this great color film of trains of all sorts in action.



MOUNT TAMALPAIS GRAVITY RAILROAD (1917, 1:58)

How Marin County, California railroaded tourists to the top of their highest peak.



NEW HORIZONS (1948, 17:31)

"The story of a new South whose roots are embedded deep in the honored tradition of the old" is the Seaboard Air Line Railroads explanation of how its business embraces whites and blacks, city and rural, both as a service to and in the employment of the same in its business operations.



REDWOOD EMPIRE SPECIAL AND LUMBER MILLS (1914, 14:31)

Film of the Golden Spike Celebration of October 23rd, 1914 which completed of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad.



SAFE ROADS (1935, 7:37)

Chevrolet made this unusual film, well known for its classic moving images of steam trains, which successfully seeks to compare driving an automobile and engineering a train.



THE BIG TRAIN (1950s, 26:06)

The operations, in color, of the New York Central Railroad.



THE MARCH OF PROGRESS (1945, 20:30)

A wonderful journey on San Francisco's fabled trolley cars though the East Bay & the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. While the bright promise of a tomorrow filled with futuristic trolley cars was not fulfilled in the short term, more and more cities are adopting its modern equivalent, the light railway system.



THE PASSENGER TRAIN (1955, 10:09)

A young boy gets the thrill of his life when he travels by passenger train from Chicago, Illinois to Lamy, New Mexico.



THE TRUE ADVENTURES OF OFFICER HAROLD SEWELL (1938, 1:19)

The operations, in color, of the New York Central Railroad.



THIS IS MY RAILROAD (1940s, 28:35)

The Southern Pacific Railroad provided this beautiful color footage of its native territory and its extensive operations and activities within it.



TROOP TRAIN 1943, (13:15)

All aspects of what a troop train is, does and is provided for to keep the nation's soldiers moving during wartime.



WARNER-PATHE NEWSREEL OF THE SCREEN - THE END OF THE "EL" TRAIN (1955, 2:40)

Concerns the end of East Side New York City's old elevated "L" train line. that ran North and South along 3rd Avenue.



WHEELS OF PROGRESS (1950, 19:02)

The famed Rock Island Line contributed this color beauty to pop culture with lots of shots of its super-fast "Rocket" freight tains, its freight yards, the areas the railroads serve and more.









3rd AVE. EL (1950s, 10:34)

Stunningly gorgeous and historically precious color film of the L Train aka "'El' Train" that bestrode New York City's east side skyline for 70 some years during the 19th and 20th century.



STEAM DRIVEN VEHICLES (1932, Silent, 16:26)

The Besler Corporation was proud of its steam driven trains, and they were wont to show that pride off in this film - but not only that, they also wanted you to know all about their steam driven automobiles and aircraft, too!



THREE TO GET READY: A PROGRESS REPORT FROM BART (1967, 13:41)

Color film documenting the progress and process of the construction of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.



UNITED RAILROADS EMPLOYEES STRIKE (1917, Silent, 1:12)

San Francisco United Railroads workers strike in a march to an auditorium rally.



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