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Passenger Train, The (1940)
Describes a journey from a large city to the country on a streamline train. Shows duties of many of the people who work in the station and on the train.

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:11:13
Popularity (downloads): 332
Passenger Train, The (Second Edition) (1955)
A young boy travels from Chicago, Illinois to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Railroads;Tourism;U.S.: West;
Duration: 00:10:09
Popularity (downloads): 303
Troop Train (1943)
Evocative World War II-era film following a troop train: the coordination of effort; its staging and assembly of cars, cargo and passengers; its heavily guarded journey through the American countryside;...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: World War II: Logistics;World War II: Homefront;Transportation: Railroad;
Duration: 00:13:15
Popularity (downloads): 261
Train taking up mail bag, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The subject of this Postal Department documentary is "snatching" the mail bag from the suspended post by the railroad mail clerk. As the film begins, a man climbs the steps...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railway mail service; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:57
Popularity (downloads): 740
You and Your Family (1946)
Early 'interactive' film attempting to train teenagers to negotiate, not fight, with their parents.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Youth;
Duration: 00:07:06
Popularity (downloads): 135
2 a.m. in the subway (1905)
Opens on a set of a subway platform, with two tracks on either side and stairs leading up to the exit. A policeman stretches and wearily sits on a box...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Subway stations--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Subways--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Transit police--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Women--New York (State)--New York--Conduct of life--Drama; Men--New York (State)--New York--Conduct of life--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Artificial legs--Drama; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:53
Popularity (downloads): 4588
Hoover Dam Construction, segment 10 of 17 (1996)
The concrete was transported in various ways

Genre: Documentary
Duration: 00:00:55
Popularity (downloads): 559
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
True Experience of Officer Harold Sewell, The (1938)
Dramatized screen ad showing how a flashlight powered by Eveready batteries prevents a train wreck.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Screen Ads;Transportation: Railroad;Batteries;
Duration: 00:01:19
Popularity (downloads): 729
Booked for Safekeeping (Part I) (1960)
Fascinating documentary made to train police officers in the assistance and management of mentally ill and confused persons, produced in New Orleans by eminent filmmaker George C. Stoney. A little-known...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Psychiatry;Police;Ethnography: U.S., South;
Duration: 00:19:15
Popularity (downloads): 219

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