From Reader's Digest, this video shows all the crucial developments from the invention of the first locomotive to the transcontinental track and the creation of high-speed railways. Includes rare archival footage, entertaining train songs, classic film clips and much more. Trains have thundered through 150 years of American History. Their fascinating story and impact on our developing nation are captured on this unforgettable two-hour video.
See all the crucial developments from the invention of the first locomotive to the completion of the transcontinental track, and the creation of high-speed railways. Relive the glamour of railroading's golden age aboard trains like the 20th Century Limited, the Super Chief and the American Orient Express. And watch how trains have radically transformed where we live, the way we fight wars and even our sense of time.
Your favorite trains, rare archival footage, entertaining train songs, wonderful memorabilia, classic film clips from Hollywood, and beautiful scenics capture the pioneer spirit and romance of the rails.
abroad for a thrilling American adventure.
Producers: Readers Digest
Number of tapes: 1
Studio: Reader's Digest
Run Time: 130 minutes
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Format: VHS Tape