Disc 1...225,000 Mile Proving Ground: (1953) With Host Hugh Beaumont, this film describes advancements in technology that brought the railroads of America into the modern age. Shows how developmental research has provided better cargo handling, train braking and passenger comfort on the nation's railroads. 18 Minutes
At This Moment: (1954) Featuring a mix of real railroad action & re-enactments. The film stresses the importance of railroads on the industries of America and the lives of every American. 26 Minutes
The Canadian: (1955) Produced by Canadian Pacific Railway. A trip across Canada both on and off train. 20 minutes
Decision for Ohio: (1955) Railroad story against the building of a large coal conveyor belt system across Ohio. 25 Minutes
Disc 2...Dynamic Southeast: (1957) A trip through the SE showing Industry and recreation. On and off train and Modern technology of the time. 18 Minutes
End of an Era: (1962) Rayonier Lumber operations, Steam logging trains. Last run of old #90 and Baldwin replacement. 18 Minutes
Golden Gate Empire: (Union Pacific 1950s) Travelogue through California and the west. 28 minutes
Grooming the Streamliners: (Probably early 1960s) Various Road names, Locos and Trains going through Whitings car washer. 9 Minutes
Last of the Giants: (1950s) Story of the 4000 class Union Pacific Big Boys. A parade of Locomotives when Steam was King. 23 Minutes
Disc 3...Lifeline of the Nation: (1958) Documentary showing the importance of Railroads in a National Emergency. Shows improvements and Modern Technology of the day. 19 minutes
Lively world of Great Northern: (1960s) Documentary produced by the Great Northern Railway, shows shipping and great train shots. 16 Minutes
Men of Maintenance: (1950) Safety Training for MOW workers, Motor car. 19 Minutes
Beautiful Frame by Frame transfers of these films to HD, these films have never looked so good, see all the detail on Blu-Ray and DVD!
Audio has been Stereo Enhanced, Equalized, and Tweaked, Video has been Enhanced, Color Corrected, and tweaked for an Ultimate viewing and Listening Experience!
...16mm Frame by Frame Film transfers to 1080i High Definition
...Original Film Soundtracks
Total Time Approx. 4.4 Hours--Dolby digital 2.0 Stereo
Note: This Blu-Ray BD-R Disc set is compatible with the (Blu-Ray) format, and will play on Most Blu-Ray players in full 1080i HD (including the Sony Playstation 3).
This set has been tested on Numerous Blu-Ray players for compatibility with the Blu-Ray Format! You MUST have a (Blu-Ray) Player to play this video Disc set - this video set will not play on regular DVD Players, nor on Regular Up Converting DVD Players ---