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Train movie: name that movie

Post by Benjamin Maggi » Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:13 am

As a kid in the early 1990s, I found a VHS movie in the dollar store about a train that I thought was pretty interesting. I think it was actually a serial tv show that they strung together for the tape. From what I recall, it was in black and white. The plot was that someone was dressing up as a train engineer and stealing trains and then crashing them (and escaping before the crashes). I think that wearing a mask was involved. Perhaps the criminal was posing as another engineer, and the real engineer was getting blamed.

Does this sound like anything familiar to you?
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Re: Train movie: name that movie

Post by NaugyRR » Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:19 am

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Re: Train movie: name that movie

Post by Benjamin Maggi » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:46 pm

After more research, I believe the film was called "The Hurricane Express."

Per wikipedia: The Hurricane Express is a 1932 American Pre-Code 12-chapter Mascot Pictures film serial starring John Wayne as airplane pilot Larry Baker, who goes after a mystery villain named "The Wrecker", who was responsible for a train crash that killed Baker's father.

I saw a trailer for it on Youtube and it looks about right. Of course, it has been 20 years since I saw it so who knows if it really is the movie I am thinking of.
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Re: Train movie: name that movie

Post by henry2018 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:32 pm

[quote="NaugyRR"]CSXT Employee Training Video?[/quote

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