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A history of railroads, highlighting locomotives, railroad mail service and Pullman sleeper cars; and featuring archival photos, newsreel footage and remarks from historians.
Season 1, Episode 3
May 16, 2011
Conclusion. Railway sleeper cars are recalled through the renovation of a Pullman sleeper.
Season 1, Episode 2
May 9, 2011
Part 2 of 3. The U.S. Post Office's reliance on the rails is recalled through remarks from RPO clerks, newsreel footage and the restoration of a 1921 RPO car.
Season 1, Episode 1
May 2, 2011
Part 1 of 3. The story of the locomotive is told via the renovations of three historic rail cars, beginning with the L&N RR E8A 796.
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