This DVD features all of the major railroads that served the St Louis area in the late 1970s. However a great majority of the film is focused on two of the region's favorites- the Mopac and the Frisco. Highlighted are locations such as Kirkwood, Valley Park and Pacific in Missouri and Mitchell, Granite City, Belleville, Valmeyer and Bixby Jct in Illinois. Other railroads shown include Amtrak, Illinois Central, GM&O. Southern, Penn Central, B&O/Chessie, SP/Cotton Belt, Burlington Northern/CB&Q, as well as terminal Railroads Alton & Southern and the TRRA. Scenes featured in the film include GM&O F Units, Mopac Bicentennial Unit #1976, Amtrak departing Union Station and visits to the A&S and other yards, as well as visits to several area Yardmasters towers. Filmed by William W Lain and William W Lain Jr, using a Kodak Sound Movie Camera with Ektachrome and Kodachrome movie film, these scenes all feature live audio with no dubbing.