Railroad Documentaries
Television star MICHAEL GROSS hosts this PBS documentary program which gives the history of the RAILROAD DOME CAR.

For passenger train buffs and historians, here's a new program from Luckin Productions. This NEW 26-minute PBS-style program chronicles the history of those glamorous railroad sightseeing cars, from Burlington's 1945 Silver Dome to full-length domes operating in Canada and Alaska today. At their peak in the 1950s, dome cars could be found on many of North America's most famous long-distance passenger trains. Archival film footage shows many of these, including the Empire Builder, Super Chief, North Coast Limited, Daylight, Capitol Limited, Denver Zephyr, City of Los Angeles, Canadian – and perhaps the most famous of all, the California Zephyr. Interviews with seasoned travelers, plus spectacular images of present-day dome cars on a variety of dinner and cruise trains, round out the show. This 26 minute program was produced by the noted railroad author and historian RICHARD W. LUCKIN.

"DOME CAR MAGIC" has been proclaimed as one of video Producer RICHARD LUCKIN'S finest works to date. His Previous passenger train documentaries include "SILVER THREAD THROUGH THE WEST: THE CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR" , "SUPER CHIEF SPEED - STYLE - SERVICE" and "DAYLIGHT: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TRAIN IN THE WORLD".These programs have won the following awards which include: Three Telly Awards for Excellence/ Four Platinum Aurora Awards: Best of Show/ Best of show Documentary-Travel/ Best of Show Documentary-Historical Event/ Cincinnati Film Festival: Honorable Mention. Order here






Program description: A nostalgic documentary chronicling the design, operation, abandonment, and resurrection of one of America's great Western trains, from its 1949 maiden run to its discontinuance in 1970 to its rebirth as part of Amtrak's fleet. Archival film from inside and outside the Zephyr explore both railroad history and the rugged Western landscape of its route.
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Hosted By: Michael Gross

Television star Michael Gross hosts this program, which gives the history of the Daylight from 1937 to 1971. The program features interviews with people who rode, operated and managed this Southern Pacific train for 34 years. Recently-discovered professional 16mm color film provides viewers with brand new images of one of America;s most famous streamlined, steam locomotive-hauled trains. Amtrak's current Coast Starlight is also included in the program.


See Video clip of "Daylight" here

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