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Railroad Town

Railroad Town

| 30 min
1955 58 films

This TV series from the mid-1950s blended documentary and fiction to tell Canadian stories from a Canadian perspective.


This short documentary is a delightful trip back to an era in which railroad was king. The small community of Melville, Saskatchewan, is a railroad town. Long-time CBC host Fred Davis visits with various railway workers and learns about the operation of one of the vital service stations which keep the Canadian National Railway running smoothly.

  • director
    Don Haldane
  • producer
    Grant McLean
  • script
    Ronald Weyman
  • photography
    Eugene Boyko
  • sound
    John Locke
  • editing
    Gwen Barnhill
  • commentator
    Fred Davis
  • host
    Fred Davis


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