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: Safe Roads, Life-Line of a Nation, The Modern Coal Burning Steam Locomotive, Desert Empire, Clear Signal, and Return of the General. 1 hr. 50 min.