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Steam Locomotives In Action on the Baltimore & Ohio

Clip #: TFA-121J
Length: 8:11
Year: 1954
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
Trains and steam locomotives on the Baltimore & Ohio line in Pennsylvania.

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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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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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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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Horseshoe Curve

Clip #: TFA-128D-4
Length: 1:33
Year: 1900
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1900s
Description:
POV from front of locomotive traveling through Horseshoe Curve

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Thundering Rails

Clip #: TFA-128B
Length: 16:59
Year: 1948
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1940s
Description:
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 &...

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Fruit Express

Clip #: TFA-331A
Length: 3:54
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
High speed freight trains containing Pacific Fruit Express railroad refrigerator cars transport fruit safely to New York City.

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Inland Waterways in the Development of America's Transformation

Clip #: TFA-59D
Length: 15:42
Year: 1956
Sound: Sound
Decade: 1950s
Description:
An educational film about the development of canals and rivers in the U.S. for transporation and commerce

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Working Rotary Snow Plows

Clip #: TFA-128D-5
Length: 1:53
Year: 1902
Sound: Silent
Decade: 1900s
Description:
Locomotive with rotary snowplow comes towards camera through heavy snow drift

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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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