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Vintage 1950's to 1960's Railroad Film Library DVD

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This DVD contains a collection of vintage railroad films from the 1950's and 1960's. It includes a safety film that highlights the various accidents that happen to rail workers, a documentary about the importance of railroads to America, how the Union Pacific Railroad is a vital part of the U.S. beef industry and much more.

Here are all the films that make up this historical collection:

The Passenger Train (Second Edition) (1955)

Follow the adventures of a young boy as he travel from Chiacgo to Lamy, NM on a passenger train.

Producer: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 10:09

Days of Our Years (1955)

As passengers, we don't get often get a glimpse behind the curtain. This is one of those times. This film explores a trilogy of accidents and their effects on the rail workers and their families. It shows the costs that are paid to keep the American rail system running smoothly.

Producer: Dudley Pictures Corporation
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 19:33

At This Moment (1954)


This film explores the importance of the railroad as a cornerstone of the 1950s American economy.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 26:27

Big Trains Rolling (1955)

Another film on the importance of railroads to the U.S. economy's constant growth.

Producer: Dudley Pictures Corporation
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 23:54

Mainline U.S.A. (1957)

This film shows the importance of trains to moving goods and passengers across America. It includes great shots of a variety of trains including PRR Balwin Sharknoses, the GM Aerotrain, B&O E units, a military train, Grand Central Station, Penn Station and a variety of other freight and passenger trains.

Producer: Dudley Pictures Corporation
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 18:38

Beef Rings the Bell (1960)

This film explores the critixal role of the Union Pacific Railroad to the beef industry - both for transporting cattle to the processing plants and for transporting the final products to distribution centers across the west.

Producer: Unknown
Audio/Visual: Sound, Color
Run time: 27:17

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