Trains Unlimited - Railway Marvels (History Channel)
4.5 out of 5 stars with 185 reviews
The steam engine was the most exciting invention of the Industrial Revolution, a remarkable discovery that promised to change the course of human history. But without rails to ride, it was useless. RAILWAY MARVELS tells the story of the race to build...
Trains Unlimited - Great Railroad Visionaries (History Channel)
4.6 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Railroads built America into a world power, making legendary figures out of entrepreneurial men. Meet the robber barons, engineers, and inventors who made transportation history in the "Gilded Age". And, ride the rails with some of the most loved and...
Trains Unlimited - Railroad Police (History Channel)
4.3 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
This program traces 150 years of American history beginning with the gunfighters and Pinkertons who protected the trains from bandits like Jesse James and Butch Cassidy in the 19th century, through the early part of this century where tough "bulls" o...
Trains Unlimited - Urban Trains (History Channel)
4.1 out of 5 stars with 288 reviews
On October 27, 1904, the mayor of New York City switched on the city's first subway car, unexpectedly took over the controls, and scared diplomats and dignitaries alike with his high-speed tour under Manhattan! Before World War I, Los Angeles had the...
Trains Unlimited - Great Train Disasters (History Channel)
4.3 out of 5 stars with 225 reviews
In the early days of the railroads, as robber barons rushed to lay more track than their rivals and the lure of commerce pushed the rails further into the wilderness, accidents were commonplace. In 1890 alone, over 6,000 people were killed and 35,000...