Riding Railroads

January 29, 2004


This is five hours of trains, from the building of the transcontinental railroad through the Old West one-and-a-half centuries ago, laced with sounds and dialog from “Once Upon A Time In The West,” to Robert Bloch’s mid-20th-century tale of the Hellbound Train and the hobo jungles of the depression, to Disneylands enshrinement of the railroad as toy transportation. You’ve seen all those sound effects discs with the sounds of trains? Well finally, here they all are, from steam to diesel and high speed stereo passes that will blow you right over. America has produced many songs about riding railroads and we have some of those too. And in the end, the whole thing arrives right on time.

5 Hours

2 Responses to “Riding Railroads”

  1. Eepaw says:

    Great stories, great songs, great show.
    The exchange concerning Wesley and the runaway train was amazing – I was biting my nails.

  2. Charly says:

    Great music! Incredible performance.