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Locomotive CD / DVDs.
1522 Galloping Through Texas - DVD.
BNSF's 2001 Employee Appreciation Special.
Follow Frisco #1522 - a powerful 4-8-2 Mountain steam
locomotive - on an historic, eight-day journey through Texas as she pulls
Burlington Northern Santa Fe's 16-car Employee Appreciation Special from Fort
Worth to Temple, Houston and Silsebee!
You'll spot railroad icons such as Towers 55 and 17 and T&NO Junction; travel on
the former Southern Pacific Sunset Route; enjoy thrilling highballing and
intense bursts of stack talk; and more. Includes two stereo soundtracks: one
with natural train sounds and the other with narration added. 1 hr. 10 min.
1522 Galloping Through Texas - DVD-R.
Follow steam locomotive Frisco 1522 on an
historic journey through Texas as she pulls BNSF's Employee Appreciation
Special. You'll see 1522 get a good workout highballing over former Santa Fe
track at incredible speeds - producing intense bursts of stack talk while
lugging sixteen gleaming passenger cars through the Texas Hills - and even
spot railroad icons such as Tower 55, Tower 17, T&NO Junction, and others
along the way. Color with stereo sound and narration, which can be turned on
or off. 1 hr. 10 min.
San Diego Steam Special - DVD.
The Historic Journey of the 3751 - 55 Years in the
In August of 1953, Santa Fe 4-8-4 steam locomotive #3751
guided the last steam-powered mainline passenger train to San Diego. Filmed by
multiple camera crews on the train and at trackside, this program captures
#3751's historic return trip to San Diego on June 1, 2008, when it headed the
San Diego Steam Special from Los Angeles to San Diego and back. Widescreen, 1
1522: Mountain of the Ozarks - DVD.
This program follows restored St. Louis-San Francisco
engine #1522 - an earth-shaking 4-8-2 Mountain steam locomotive - throughout the
country, displaying full-bore action on 12 different trips! You'll view 1522 on
her Fon du Lac, Wisconsin, to Chicago freight break-in runs, double-headed
action with Union Pacific #844 and Norfolk & Western #611, several trips out of
St. Louis, visits to Atlanta and Birmingham, and more. Color, 53 minutes.
2765 on the C&O - DVD.
In 1993, the Nickel Plate Road's #765 steam
locomotive - a 2-8-4 Berkshire - was transformed with a few modifications
into Chesapeake & Ohio #2765, a 2-8-4 Kanawha. Here, you'll examine the
changes and follow the locomotive's trip from historic Cincinnati Union
Terminal to Russell, Kentucky, and back as well as a one-way trip to
Huntington to view it on the New River Train. You'll see exciting run-by
action and even climb aboard for a cab ride Color, 1 hour.
Running a Steam Locomotive Volumes 1-3 Set - DVD.
"A railroad video classic!" - Trains magazine. Have you
ever wanted to get "under the skin" of a steam locomotive? This amazing series
offers a complete "stack to firebox" look at steam locomotive operation and
Volume 1: Basics of Steam Locomotive Operation. You're a steam locomotive
apprentice on this detailed look at the anatomy, care and operation of a Baldwin
steam locomotive. Better bring your engineer's cap and some thick gloves -
you're going to get dirty! 1 hr. 30 min.
Volume 2: Passenger Locomotive Road Operation. You join three veteran steam
engine crews aboard a trio of fully restored locomotives: Nevada Northern Ten
Wheeler #40, Southern Pacific 4-6-2 #2472 and Union Pacific's 4-8-4 #844. You'll
practically feel the wind in your face in this one! 1 hr. 45 min.
Volume 3: Freight Locomotive Road Operation. You learn the operation of three
distinctly different freight steamers: a narrow gauge Shay, a 2-8-2 Mikado, and
Norfolk & Western's awesome - and massive! - A-Class 2-6-6-4 #1218. You'll
tackle 8?% grades, yank a mixed freight out West and highball down a main line.
Can you smell the cinders? 1 hr. 15 min.
4449 Shasta Daylight - DVD.
"This is the best 4449 tape I've seen" - Doyle
McCormack, 4449 engineer. Head to the scenic Northwest for a spectacular look at
one of the most elegant steamers to ever ride the rails, 4-8-4 #4449. You'll
watch #4449 roar up the Mount Shasta foothills, which were powdered in fresh
snow; wind a train through the Sacramento River Canyon, famous for its deep
tunnels, rolling hills and the incredible Redding Trestle; "light it up" on a
high speed sprint back to its base of operations; and more. Color, 1 hour.
4449 Winter Daylight - DVD.
The perfect complement to "4449 Shasta Daylight"
(RV5957), this program takes you on a series of snowy rail trips between
Wenatchee and Leavenworth, Washington where #4449 belches billowing columns of
smoke and steam into the frosty air as she tackles 1.1% grades and passes
through the state's scenic apple country. You'll also see this gorgeous engine
on a ferry trip to and from her home base in Portland, Oregon. Color, 46
4501 25th Anniversary - DVD.
In this program starring former Southern Railway
2-8-2 Mikado steam locomotive #4501, you'll view historic footage of #4501
as engine #12 on the Kentucky & Tennessee Railroad in the early 1960s,
several passenger excursions and a freight run in 1991, #4501 leading a
tripleheader with #611 and #1218 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the
Norfolk Southern Steam Excursion program, and more. Color, 1 hour.
4960 - Steam Star of the Grand Canyon Railway - DVD.
See former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 2-8-2
Mikado No. 4960 - now fully restored and the pride of the fleet - in action
with the scenic Grand Canyon Railway. You'll enjoy the first steam-up at the
shop, the test runs, her inaugural run to the Canyon, a doubleheader with
2-8-0 Consolidation No. 18, plus cab rides with both the engineer and
fireman wired for sound, explaining what they are doing as you ride with
them! 1 hr. 25 min.
50s Memories of the Rio Grande Narrow Gauge - DVD-R.
Travel back to the 1950s for spectacular Denver
& Rio Grande narrow gauge action in it final years of revenue service.
You'll follow steam freights from Alamosa to Durango, Chama to Alamosa, and
through the Black Canyon; move to Marshall Pass where you'll catch the scrap
train; enjoy rare scenes of limestone operations at Monarch Pass; watch a
portly 2-8-2 "Mike" pull switching duties at the Farmington branch; and
more. No excursions here - just hardworking Rio Grande trains earning their
keep. Color, 1 hour.
611 - DVD-R.
Climb aboard Norfolk & Western's famous bullet-nosed Class J 4-8-4 #611 -
one of the last mainline steam locomotives to run in the United States - for
1992-1993 fan trips running between Birmingham, Alabama and Chattanooga,
Tennessee. On this smoke-filled excursion, you'll ride the cab up Irondale
Hill, pace #611's massive running gear, and even see bonus coverage of
#611's last fan trip in 1994. A worthwhile addition to your Class J video
library. Color, stereo with narration, 55 minutes.
6325 Return to Steam - DVD.
Grand Trunk Western.
This program follows former Grand Trunk Western
4-8-4 Northern locomotive #6325 - restored to operating condition for owner
Ohio Central in the fall of 2001 - on two test runs and three autumn
excursions. You'll view vintage scenes of Grand Trunk steam, #6325 at the
head of a 13-coach passenger train, dual run-bys, incredible scenery, and
more… you'll even learn about the history of 4-8-4 Northerns and #6325.
Color and B&W, 1 hr. 30 min.
8444 Down Deschutes & 4449 Over the Siskiyou - DVD Combo.
You'll thrill to this exciting color footage!
First, you'll view Union Pacific's #8444 4-8-4 - the last steam locomotive
delivered to UP - as it crests the Blue Mountains of Oregon, leads an
excursion train down the magnificent Deschutes River Canyon, and crosses
Idaho and Wyoming. Then, you'll follow Southern Pacific's #4449 Golden State
class 4-8-4 as she heads a promotional train - heralding the merger of
Southern Pacific and the Rio Grande Railroad - on the scenic Siskiyou Line.
A Century and a Half at Horseshoe Curve - DVD-R.
Pennsy's Horseshoe Curve has witnessed the
evolution of railroading and this video showcases a parade of trains that
include wood-burning steamers; K4, M1 and T1 super-steam, and a plethora of
diesels from the 1950s and '60s. Additional footage features Penn Central,
Conrail and Amtrak along with shots of the famous Aerotrain and a 12,000 ton
freight train laboring up The Curve with engines at the front, middle and
rear! Color and B&W, 1 hr. 20 min.
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