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Trains: Tracking Progress

Season 2, Episode 7 of 7

From transcontinental progress to high speed success: how trains catapulted America into the future while never fully leaving the stations of our hearts. ALT: In the Season 2 finale, we ride the rails of history at the 150th Golden Spike anniversary. Gabe talks with descendants of Chinese railroad workers about their forgotten contributions to the Transcontinental Railroad, all while seeking to understand how the centuries-old technology keeps this country running today. Virgin/Brightline Trains: Miami, FL (AND Fort Lauderdale / West Palm); Patrick Goddard, President of Brightline Trains; The Golden Spike: Sesquicentennial Celebration: Tremonton, Utah (Near Salt Lake City); Russell Lowe - (San Francisco, CA); Dr. Gordon H Chang, Stanford Professor, Dept of History (Stanford, CA).

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