Engine driver drives according to signal indicator and wide use of trains to unload mineral ore in ships in the United States.
United States USA Date:1948 Duration:4 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
Development of the railroad transportation in the United States. Freight train moves on railroad. Smoke being emitted from the engine. Mountains in the background. A brakeman watches on the end of the train. Engine driver blows horn. Signal indicator in the engine cabin displays the track condition. The driver apply brakes according the the received indications. Driver talks over train caller phone and calls at signal tower. Signal tower operator attends his call. Animated diagram depicts: two trains cross each other by use of electric current in tracks. Freight car moves under a bridge. Coal cars are unloaded aboard a ship docked at a harbor. Dock cranes unload mineral ore from wagons. Door to door service provided by the by trucks. Railroad personnel.
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