The Race Underground Scene Breakdown
Clip: Season 29 Episode 11 | 2m 59s
Bringing to life the story of an engineer and a massive construction project from more than 100 years ago is a challenge. Filmmaker Michael Rossi takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the production of Race Underground, the story of building America’s first subway, in Boston.
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The dramatic story of the nation's first subway.
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The Boston subway system is one of our nation’s oldest startup success stories.
MBTA’s Signal Shop, where workers maintain the equipment that keeps the trains on track.
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