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Duel in the Sun 1946

  The Selznick Studio The star-studded movie, Duel in the Sun, was David O. Selznick’s attempt to re-capture his Gone With The Wind success. Of more interest to rail buffs, Duel featured three separate train scenes using two different steam … Continue reading

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Last Train From Gun Hill 1959

  Paramount Pictures Kirk Douglas (as Marshal Matt Morgan) and Anthony Quinn (as Craig Belden) star in this very well done western drama about a lawman seeking justice for his murdered wife. Of course, the REAL star of the show … Continue reading

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Carson City 1952

Warner Brothers Carson City is one of the best “building the railroad” westerns I’ve reviewed so far on this blog. And we don’t actually see any trains until 65 minutes into the picture! What sets this film apart is a … Continue reading

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Rails into Laramie 1954

  Universal Pictures in Technicolor! It’s 1869 and there’s trouble on the K. T. & C. Railroad. Building west from Laramie, construction has come to a grinding halt as the crews have taken to strong drink and the pagan delights … Continue reading

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