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Union Pacific Overland Limited

Clip #: TFA-67A-3
Length: 1:05
Year: 1902
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1900s
Description:
Union Pacific Overland Limited travels from distance towards camera

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Southern Pacific Sunset Limited

Clip #: TFA-67A-7
Length: 2:52
Year: 1898
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1890s
Description:
Southern Pacific Sunset Limited comes from distance and crosses screen with spectators waving from ground to passengers on train. Passengers wave back. Another trains crosses in opposite direction

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Southern Pacific Overland Mail

Clip #: TFA-67A-6
Length: 2:42
Year: 1897
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1890s
Description:
Southern Pacific Overland Mail passes across screen using two locomotives No 1360, a 4-4-0 and No 1779 a 4-6-0. Spectators cross tracks after train passes and wave

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Northern Pacific Overland Express

Clip #: TFA-67A-1
Length: :56
Year: 1900
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1900s
Description:
The Overland Express, believed to be westbound, is pictured arriving at Helena, Montana behind what appears to be a 4-6-0 type locomotive

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Santa Fe California Limited

Clip #: TFA-67A-5
Length: :36
Year: 1898
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1890s
Description:
Santa Fe California Limited passes from distance towards camera headed by a 4-6-0 locomotive. Station is in background

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Northern Pacific Fast Mail

Clip #: TFA-67A-2
Length: 1:02
Year: 1897
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1890s
Description:
Northern Pacific Fast Mail train crosses screen, powered by 4-6-0 locomotive No. 340.

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A Trip Down Mount Tamalpais

Clip #: TFA-304B-2
Length: 8:48
Year: 1906
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1900s
Description:
Passengers travel in open air train cars on the Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway, known as the “Crookedest Railroad in the World.”

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Steam Locomotives In Action on the Pennsylvania

Clip #: TFA-121K
Length: 8:11
Year: 1954
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Trains and steam locomotives on the Pennsylvania Railroad

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Panoramic View of the White Pass Railroad

Clip #: TFA-211G-7
Length: 1:04
Year: 1901
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1900s
Description:
Edison Manufacturing Company film from 1901 of the White Pass Railroad traveling on the recently completed track in a rugged, mountainous part of Alaska.

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100 Years of Railroad Development

Clip #: TFA-132B
Length: 7:50
Year: 1927
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1920s
Description:
A celebration of the 100th anniversary of the B & O Railroad, held outside Baltimore in 1927.

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