Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
The Trains on Location series, narrated by TRAINS editor Kevin P. Keefe, takes the railroad enthusiast aboard freight and passenger trains bound for some of the most scenic areas in North America. The train lover gets a close-up look at the engines which power the trains as well as a tour of the cars and cargoes. Interviews with railroad workers and historians provide insights into the operations and history of each line. This episode follows the busiest rails in the Midwest, with the Burlington Northern Chicago-Aurora line, as well as Conrail, CSX, Belt Railway of Chicago, and Indiana Harbor Belt lines. All the action is captured in color and stereo sound.