When railroad travel was at its peak during the 1940s and '50s people were often taking trips across the country in the new, fast diesel-powered passenger trains. Steam locomotives still transported goods and services at a low cost and the job of railroad men was well respected for its dangers. Watch the included six short classic films: Milestones of Progress, Railroads and National Defense, The California Zephyr, Escape from Limbo, 3rd Ave. EL, and Beef Rings the Bell. 1 hr. 38 min.