Produced by The Association of American Railroads, showcasing both steam and diesel passenger trains. Narrated by Ed Herlihy of newsreel fame. There are some very interesting locomotives: Alco PAs from the Pennsylvania Railroad Southern & Pacific; EMD E7s of New York Central, PRR, Seaboard Airline, Atlantic Coast Line, Southern, Baltimore and Ohio, Rock Island and the Lackawanna; FM Erie-Builts and Baldwin sharks of the PRR; Norfolk and Western Js and Ks; NYC Hudsons and others.
There are also interior shots of large old stations, as well as the trains themselves.
A Baldwin shark of the PRR.
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