MUNI'S F LINE
by Highball 80 mins * colour * hifi sound * narratedSan Francisco's preserved PCC cars and other designs from around America - and the world on the F line between Fisherman's Wharf and Castro and the shuttle from the Ferry Terminal. Join us as we hike the 5 mile line and see these colorful cars in action, on their own right of way along the Embarcadero and mixed up with other traffic on bustling downtown Market Street. Cars from Melbourne, Australia, Milan, Italy and New Orleans are most distinct, but the PCCs are painted in the color schemes of American cities that ran PCCs; Brooklyn, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, LA (Pacific Electric & LA Railway), Louisville, Kansas City, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and Saint Louis.See the action from the roadside under glorious clear blue skies, ride a car and see the motorperson in action. Great all round action.Regular Price: £20.00 Special Offer £14 only!
2 GEEPS TO PARADISE
Follow Montana Rail Link's Gas Job with an SD45 and SD40-2 over Evaro Hill and the 10th Sub and chase the Paradise Local down the 4th Sub with two geeps. In addition, we see BNSF overhead traffic, with coal trains, double stacks and manifests. Taped between Missoula and Lake Pend OrielleRunning time 1 hour 25 mins plus previewsby Highball Productions WIDESCREEN Edition. Features narration on/off. Dolby 2.0 audio.DVD Regular Price £21 SPECIAL OFFER £14 (ONLY UNTIL 31st Oct. 2014)
Trains Magazine 2015 Calendar
See some of the most dynamic images that have ever appeared in the pages of Trains magazine! From coast to coast, these photos present a variety of trains in action across the country.
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OVER SHERMAN HILL
In Southeast Wyoming the Laramie Mountains mark the division between the Great Plains and the Rockies. Rising to over 9,500 feet above sea-level, the transition from prairie to mountains is subtle except for the Sherman Granite rock outcroppings which dominate the landscape. Three sets of steel rails twist and wind through this remarkable setting with a history dating back to the First Transcontinental Railroad. This is Union Pacific's legendary route over Sherman Hill.Join 7idea Productions as we take you trackside from Cheyenne to Laramie. Known as the Laramie Sub, this busy portion of Union Pacific's Overland Route is witness to a nearly steady stream of rail traffic heading to destinations in both the eastern and western United States.We will begin in historic Cheyenne Wyoming and head west as long, heavy trains snake their way over the highest point on the Transcontinental Railroad. You'll see trains passing through deep cuts, over high fills and rolling through the legendary Hermosa Tunnel. Witness monster manifests over 2 miles long tackling the grade. This is big time railroading in the Cowboy State as trains travel Over Sherman Hill on Union Pacific's Laramie Subdivision.by 7IDEA PRODUCTIONS1 hour 45 minutes * WIDESCREEN * Features narration on/off.Regular Price £21 NEW RELEASE OFFER £20 UNTIL 5th September 2014
BNSF's Arizona Mainline Part 1: Needles to WilliamsThe American southwest of Arizona is home to monumental monoliths, grand canyons, petrified forests, and vividly painted deserts. It is here that you'll find one of the busiest mainline railroads in America!Join 7idea Productions on a fantastic adventure across the Grand Canyon State on BNSF's Seligman and Gallup Subdivisions. In Part 1 of this two part series, we will travel the western half of the state beginning at Needles, California.The double-track main line heads east through Topock and across the Mojave Desert to Kingman Canyon. The steady drumming of big GE diesels fills the air as the grade reaches 1.8%. We continue through Crozier Canyon, the double-track tunnel at Nelson, Seligman, and up the western slope of the Colorado Plateau to Williams, just south of the Grand Canyon. The scenery changes dramatically as the railroad gains over 6,000 feet in elevation.Seeing over seventy trains per day, this is one of the most popular railfan destinations in the west! Join us as we travel "Across Arizona! BNSF's Arizona Mainline Part 1: Needles to Williams."This program was shot in April and May of 2014.1 hour 48 minutes * WIDESCREEN * Features narration on/off.
A selection of American icons recalling the era of superlative trains14 × 22 inches, open
The Union Pacific pioneered transcontinental rail service. Eventually, running freight through half of America meant long consists hauled by some of the largest locomotives ever built14 × 22 inches, open
Two Disc Set Shay: Power TourMeet the Shay, the most popular steam locomotive on North America's rugged logging railroads.Highly entertaining and informative. Discover the geared-locomotive design that "won the woods." Includes the famous Shay Races from Railfair Sacramento...at death-defying speeds of over 18 mph !!! (You had to be there to understand...or the next-best thing...Join us a SHAY: POWER TOUR.)32 min. DVD in 5.1 Dolby Surround SoundThe Age of Steam Logging* A vintage forestry-museum orientation film from 1965 restored. * Acquaints viewers with the life of the early 20th century logger. * Features historic steam logging films and photographs. * Includes a new prologue about the original production. 28 min.SPV have put these two fantastic 1/2 hour programmes together to make an informative, fascinating set!by Golden Rail Video Two Disc Set Total 60 mins * colour & b/w * narratedDVD Regular Price £21 SPECIAL OFFER £14 (ONLY UNTIL 31st Oct. 2014)
Colorado Narrow Gauge
The trains that once traversed the Colorado narrow gauge rails from the 1800a into the mid-1900s.14 × 22 inches, open
The Definitive Annual Guide to Locomotives2014 Motive Power Review: Chris Guss examines the latest trends in motive power. Streamliners at Spencer festival: ten pages on the largest-ever gathering of streamlined locomotives hosted by the North Carolina Transportation Museum. Backstage at Livingston: Tom Danneman goes behind the scenes, spending a day inside Montana Rail Link's Livingston locomotive shop.Saving the PAs: The epic tale of rescuing two wrecked Delaware & Hudson PAs from a Mexican scrap yard and returning them to the United States for restoration.Unsung heroes of the Northeast Corridor: Scott Hartley pays tribute to Amtrak's AEM7 electrics as they roll toward retirement.And much more!;