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Steam Locomotives and Other Steam Operated Machines Film Library

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This DVD contains a variety of teens to 30's films dealing with steam technology - including great footage of steam locomotives, automobiles, airplanes and more.

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

Safe Roads (1935)

This film compares and contrasts driving a car on a road vs driving a railroad train. It includes a variety of excellent shots of steam driven passnger trains.

Producer: Jam Handy Organization
Audio/Visual: Sound, Black & White
Run time: 7:37

Besler Corporation Promo Film: Steam-Driven Vehicles (ca. 1932-1933)

This film shows how practical and functional vehiches that run on steam can be. It is by Besler Corporation and it demonstrates steam driven trains, automobiles and airplanes.

Producer: Besler Corporation
Audio/Visual: Silent, Black & White
Run time: 15:39

Twin Peaks Tunnel Construction and Opening (1917)

This film shows the Twin Peaks trolley being constructed and its opening ceremoney in San Francisco, CA. It has excellent shots of steam driven construction equipment and construction scenes as they dig the tunnels for the trolley.

Producer: Unknown
Audio/Visual: Silent, Black & White
Run time: 6:41

Danger Lights (1930)

This film shows a varietyof locomotives and trains of the past century and the men who worked on them. It includes excellent shots of trains in operation and the people doing their jobs to make the guests rail experiences a pleasurable one.

Director: George B. Seitz
Producer: William LeBaron
Production Company: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
Audio/Visual: sound, Black & White
Run time: 54:46

The Hazards of Helen: Episode 26, "The Wild Engine" (1915)

The spunky Helen (Helen Holmes) is our hero as a telegraph operator at a remote location along a railroad. She dashes to the rescue when a train engine goes out of control.

Audio/Visual: silent, black & white
Run time: 13:40

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