October, 2008 - jstagl - Editors' Posts - MyProgressiveRailroading
    • 17 Oct 2008

    TV series to spotlight 'awesome' trains — and 'gritty' rail workers

    Coming soon to The History Channel: “Extreme Trains,” an eight-part series about the “biggest, most powerful and most awesome trains in history.” So says a press release the cable TV network FedExed to me, along with a DVD of the show. The series will premier Nov. 11 at 10 p.m. (EST). My first thought after opening the package: What’s an “extreme” train? According to...