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Mainline U.S.A. (1957)
Importance of railroads in the U.S. economy, with many great running views of freight and passenger trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:18:38
Popularity (downloads): 290
 
Mother Mack Trains Her Seven Puppies (1952)
Children's film about dogs and much more.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Animals: Dogs;
Duration: 00:10:47
Popularity (downloads): 151
 
Big Trains Rolling (1955)
Railroads and how they keep the U.S. economy rolling.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:23:54
Popularity (downloads): 311
 
Safe Roads (1935)
Driving is compared with running a railroad train. With excellent images of steam-era passenger trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;Safety: Automotive;
Duration: 00:07:37
Popularity (downloads): 1097
 
Besler Corporation Promo Film: Steam-Driven Vehicles (1932)
Demonstrates the practicality of steam-driven automobiles, airplanes and trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Steam;
Duration: 00:15:39
Popularity (downloads): 219
 
Diesel Story (1952)
Traces the development of the diesel from the Otto 'SILENT' gas engine of 1877, through Rudolph Diesel's engine, to the machines that now drive ships, trains, tractors, trucks and cars....

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:20:00
Popularity (downloads): 357
 
Wheels of Progress (1950)
Operations of the Rock Island Lines. Includes shots of high-speed 'Rocket' freight trains; the operation of classification yards; and scenes of agricultural and industrial areas served by the railroad. Writer...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad;U.S.: Midwest;Occupations: Railroad;
Duration: 00:19:02
Popularity (downloads): 443
 
How Do You Do? (1946)
Trains teenagers to act according to the rules of proper social etiquette. Promotes proper behavior as a means of gaining social poise and self-assurance. This film seems clearly to be...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Social guidance: Etiquette;Teenagers;
Duration: 00:13:35
Popularity (downloads): 261
 
NASASciFiles - History of Transportation (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Duration: 00:03:41
Popularity (downloads): 2217
 
Social Class in America (1957)
Shows the differences in the life experience of three male babies from three different social classes. One young man succeeds his father as president of the family manufacturing company. Another,...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Sociology; Class; 1950s;
Duration: 00:14:49
Popularity (downloads): 1093
 

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