This episode visits the gold rush train in Skagway Alaska: The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad. Then it's off to Tennessee and a visit to the Tennessee Valley Railroad. We finish up in the Amish country of Pennsylvania onboard the Strasburg Railroad.
GREAT SCENIC RAILWAY JOURNEYS celebrates the innovation and beauty of the steam-powered rail engine. The first six episodes, dedicated to North America's steam railways, travel from the frozen tundra of Alaska to the deserts of Arizona to the green hills of the Tennessee valley. The next four episodes uncover the history of individual railroads, from inception to modern day travel, and the final three episodes showcase the stunning railroad routes through New Zealand. No matter the location, every passage provides unforgettable views.