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Special Features

Behind the Scenes
Go on location in Chicago, with cinematographer Boyd Estus.

Behind the Scenes
Diesel Electric Engine

Diesel Electric Engine
Find out why diesel electric engines are more efficient than steam engines.

Curator Interview
Museum curator Mike Sarna explains hump yards and describes the historic train in his care.

Curator Interview
The Elements of Steel

The Elements of Steel
Take a look at the chemical composition of steel in this interactive feature.

Do You Remember?
Share your own memories of streamliner trains with us.

Train Survey

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