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Hear That Train A Comin'

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Catalogue Number:  040785
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  Canadian World Studies, Engineering, History, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2006
Running Time:  46
Closed Captions:  Yes

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The Union Pacific Challenger No. 3985 is the largest and most powerful steam engine in the world and the last locomotive of its class still operating. Meet the people who keep this giant running and hear the about the rise and fall of steam power. Inside the vintage roundhouse in Cheyenne, Wyoming, crew members share their thoughts on being part of a fading era as they restore the last steam engine built for Union Pacific, No. 844.

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