The American railway system was running at top performance in the 1940s and 50s. Commuters were encouraged to take cross-country trips on the new diesel-powered passenger trains, with those luxurious Pullman dining cars. At the same time, steam locomotives were still need to transport goods and services that were vital to America's economy. Take a trip back in time with these six vintage short subjects: "On the Track," "The Nickel Plate Story," "225,000 Mile Proving Ground," "Ichabod, the Man Without a Head," "Last Clear Chance," and "The Story of Operation Reading." 1 hr. 55 min.