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Title Extreme trains. The complete season one / produced by Tiger Aspect Productions for History ; director, Ben Epstein.

Publication Info. [New York, NY] : A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  DVD 625.1 EXT DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 376 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Documentary.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Note Title from container.
Performer Host, Matt Bown.
Note Originally broadcast on History in 2008.
Contains all 8 episodes from the first season.
Summary Experience some of the highest, fastest, longest, and strongest railroad engines and train lines, and ride aboard amazing special trains that carry everything from coal to circus performers to refrigerated produce. Feel the force of railroads in history, including the demolition of Penn Station and the first train robbers. But, railroading is about more than machines, cargo, and challenging terrain. Explores the human blood, sweat, and tears that keep the industry moving as he takes on some of its toughest jobs: stoker, engineer, server, and bathroom cleaner.
Contents Disc one: Coal train -- Freight train -- High speed train -- Ice cold express.
Disc two: Steam train -- Overnight traveler -- Circus train -- Transcontinental.
Note Special features: Additional scenes.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Railroad trains.
Coal -- Transportation.
Circus trains.
Railroads -- History.
Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.)
Train robberies -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television series.
Added Author Epstein, Ben.
Bown, Matt.
Tiger Aspect Productions.
History (Television network)
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
Added Title Extreme trains (Television program)
ISBN 1422936651
Standard No. 733961153941
Music No. AAAE153940 A&E Television Networks
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