The Iron Horse

Directed by John Ford was a major milestone in Ford's career, and his lifelong connection to the western film genre. In 2011, this film was deemed culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.

After witnessing the murder of his father by a renegade as a boy, the grown-up Brandon helps to realize his father's dream of a transcontinental railway.