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End of the Line

End of the Line

This documentary short offers a nostalgic look at the steam locomotive as it passes from reality to history. In its heyday, the big smoke-belching steam engine seemed immortal. Now, powerful and efficient diesels are pushing the old coal-burning locomotives to the sidelines, and the lonely echo of their whistles may soon be a thing of the past.

  • director
    Terence Macartney-Filgate
  • producer
    Roman Kroitor
    Wolf Koenig
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • photography
    Georges Dufaux
    Terence Macartney-Filgate
  • sound
    Frank Orban
    George Croll
  • editing
    Bruce Parsons
  • sound editing
    Kathleen Shannon
  • music
    Pete Seeger
    Sonny Terry


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