Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: 1944 steam locomotive pulling 1940s-era passenger cars through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio. Steam locomotives are fueled by burning some combustible material, usually coal, to produce steam in a boiler that drives the wheels. This clip provides a good example of the Doppler effect, as there is a noticeable change in the sound frequency (pitch) of the whistle as the locomotive passes.

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Keywords: 20th century, antique, diesel locomotive, doppler effect, education, educational, frequency, mid-century, north america, ohio, old, passenger cars, passenger train, physical, physics, pitch, train, transportation, united states, vintage

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Steam locomotive pulling passenger cars

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Duration: 00:00:48.21

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

Audio: Yes

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