If you like trains, you will love this diverse and fascinating collection of films. These fact-filled documentaries span the history and development of the railroad industry, from the building of the first transcontinental line to the height of steam engine operations during World War II, to the eventual triumph of diesel over steam. Relive the thrill of riding the rails across an ever-changing American landscape and experience the challenges, the romance and the day-to-day operations of America's greatest railroads. Take a nostalgic look back at a classic way of life as we introduce you to the people and machines that built the great American Railroad.
Introductions by noted railroad historians Walter P. Gray IV and Don DeNevi.