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Railroads in U.S. History (1830-2010)

4 half-hour programs tell the exciting saga of America's Railroads and how they led America to become the greatest industrial nation on the planet.
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Streaming License includes all individual programs listed below, as well as downloadable supplemental files.
RUH $100.00/yr
Individual ProgramsSKUTermPrice
Railroads Come to America (1830 - 1840)
  • The Birth of the Steam Locomotive
  • It All Begins: The Baltimore and Ohio
  • The Steam Engine
RUH-001 $25.00/yr
The First Great Railroad Boom (1841 - 1860)
  • America's Brand of Capitalism Emerges from Railroad Fever
  • Railroads Become Big Business
  • America's First Wave of Rail Lines
RUH-002 $25.00/yr
A New Era in American Railroading (1861 - 1870)
  • President Lincoln's Railroad
  • Railroads and the Civil War
  • Depots, Pullman Cars and Airbrakes
  • The Transcontinental Railroad
RUH-003 $25.00/yr
The Second Great Railroad Boom (1871 - 2010)
  • The Railroads Move West
  • The Railroad Robber Barons
  • The Federal Government Steps In
  • Consolidation and the Diesel Engine
  • America's Railroads Today
RUH-004 $25.00/yr