2 railroad locomotives collide
head-on. (1913) 1:21 (B & W) California State
Fair (Clip) - Progressive Film Producing Company of America
At This Moment - Handy (Jam)
Organization 26:25 (Color) Importance of railroads to
1950s America. Directed by Haford Kerbawy.
The Big Train - MPO Productions
Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director:
Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman.
Big Trains Rolling - Dudley
Pictures Corporation 23:53 (Color) Railroads and how
they keep the U.S. economy rolling
True Experience of Officer Harold
Sewell, The - Unknown 1:20 (B & W)
screen ad showing how a flashlight powered by Eveready batteries
prevents a train wreck.
A Great Railroad at Work - Handy
(Jam) Organization 39:04 (B & W) Everything
there is to know about the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
Mainline U.S.A. - Dudley Pictures
Corporation 19:03 (Color) Importance of railroads in the
U.S. economy, with many great running views of freight and passenger
The Passenger Train (Second
Edition) (1955) 10:41 (B & W) A young boy
travels from Chicago, Illinois to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.
Chevrolet Safe Roads Ad - Handy
(Jam) Organization (1935) 7:38 (B & W) Driving
is compared with running a railroad train. With excellent images of
steam-era passenger trains.
This Is My Railroad - Unknown
Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the
territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and
removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Troop Train - U.S. Office of War
Information 10:50 (B & W)
Evocative World War II-era film following a troop train: the
coordination of effort; its staging and assembly of cars, cargo and
passengers; its heavily guarded journey through the American
countryside; and the food, sleep, exercise, training, drilling and
recreation of its soldier-passengers.
Wheels of Progress - Zenith
Cinema Services, Inc. 19:02 (Color) Operations
of the Rock Island Lines. Includes shots of high-speed "Rocket" freight
trains; the operation of classification yards; and scenes of
agricultural and industrial areas served by the railroad. Writer and
Director: John A. McGee.