America & the Passenger Train
America & the Passenger Train

Explore America's passenger trains from the 1830's to the first decade of the 21st Century. From Wooden coaches to streamlined trains, from dome cars and Santa Fe's high level trains to Amtrak's Acela Express, this documentary gives and overview of our nations passenger service.
At one time, America's passenger trains set the standard for rail passenger service in the world. Famous trains, with names like 20th Century Limited, Super Chief, Californoia Zephyr and Daylight, are profiled in this program.
Also included are the American Orient Express and the GrandLuxe Rail Journeys. Bonus footage shows the GrandLuxe Express plus Canada's Rocky Mountaineer and the rail journey through Mexico's Copper Canyon.
This program traces the development of passenger trains that Americans have remembered and cherished for nearly two centuries.

Copyright 2008 RK Publishing.
65 minutes. Hi-Fi Stereo.

Item #005536

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