Man operates uncoupling of the freight cars during the Hump operation at a railroad classification yards in Enola Pennsylvania
Enola Pennsylvania USA Date:1948 Duration:3 min 53 sec Sound:Yes
Development of the railroad transportation in the United States. Animated map depicts the network of railroads in America. Freight trains parked on railroads at a yard. Buildings in the background. Many different Pennsylvania line locomotives pass by, merging into montage of the logos of various railroad companies including Missouri Pacific Lines, Canadian Pacific, Illinois Central and New York Central. Freight cars reach the Hump operation in railroad classification yard at Enola, Pennsylvania. Railroad cars undergo an inspection during their course. Railroad cars are are uncoupled and they move on tracks with gravity. Man operates at control tower. Tower operator works on the teletype list of number of railroad cars. Close up of track switching and track braking. View of refrigerator cars, flat cars, coal cars, steel cars, tanker, container and merchandised cars. A flat car with farm tractors on board.
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