Railroads coast to coast

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Date
1959
Summary
The fabulous story of the men who built the railroad to join the Atlantic and Pacific coasts is told by Bash Kennett. The struggles of the laborers in the west who battled granite cliffs in order to lay more track than the crews on the plains who had to import their lumber is told. Songs include “Midnight Special,” “Down in the Valley” and “Drill Ye Terriers.” 
Contributors
KQED, San Francisco; Kathleen Rawlings; Bash Kennett; Richard Moore; Ken Winslow
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Historical; Music
Subject
Transportation; Railroads--United States--History--19th Century.
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:14:39); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003379320; Other: GR00427550; MDPI Barcode: 40000003379320

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