Documentary highlights Cumbres & Toltec and its president's journey

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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic and its president, John Bush, are featured in a new short documentary.
Trains: Jim Wrinn
CHAMA, N.M. — The 64-mile narrow gauge Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad that runs from Chama to Antonito, Colo., is the subject of a new documentary short film, The Railroader, premiering on National Geographic Short Film Showcase today. The Railroader, the latest project by Brooklyn-based film production company From The Woods, explores the modern West, cultivated by a people unafraid of their differences. Through the lens of lifetime railroader John Bush, the film navigates the C&TS, built in 1880, and its commitment to survive in the twisting and remote mountains of New Mexico and Colorado while demystifying the lore of rugged individualism; and exposing a communal grit and spirit of togetherness that is America’s true heritage.

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The video will be on Nat Geo's YouTube channel starting Sunday.

From The Woods is a Brooklyn-based film production company bringing together the award-winning talents of Russell O. Bush and Annie Bush producing original content. Their collective work in film, tv, and commercial as director, cinematographer, and producer include dozens of projects that have shown on screens at Sundance, TIFF, Hot Docs, Tribeca, IDFA, Doc NYC, SXSW, AFI Docs, The American Museum of Natural History and MOMA, and can be seen on National Geographic, New York Times Op-Docs, PBS, Hulu, Netflix, and more.

Source: From The Woods announcement

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