Post-World War II prosperity alloweed America's railway system to modernize. New streamliners ran at record-breaking speeds, making sure the average citizen got to work, while the wealthy were encouraged to take cross-country trips on diesel-powered passenger trains. At the same time, steam locomotives were still indispensable when it came to transporting goods and services vital to America's economy. Watch the included six short classic films: "Troop Train," "The Best of the West," "Northwest Empire," "Fresh from the West," "Railroads and Western Expansion," and "The B&O's 8,000 Mile Birthday Party." 2 hrs. 17 min.