World Steam is a lively survey of today's preservation of yesterday's steam engine heritage. This exciting DVD documentary series features highlights of famous steam engines and exotic locations.
This programme begins in the U.S.A with a Frisco steam engine and a 21 car railfan excursion heading up Rolla Hill bound for St Louis. Catch steam engines working coal trails in Pennsylvania and then on to Wyoming to see the largest steam train in the world, Union Pacific's Challenger, as it heads a 7,000 ton frieght up Archer Hill. In Cuba, Guatemala and El Salvador we see again the Alco, Porter and Baldwin locomotives working the sugar cane, and finally to Paraquay where we see how a British-built steam veterans survive as wood burning engines on a remarkable line that remains 100% steam dependent.