With the new special issue Heavy Hauls, you'll get an inside look at trains transporting high-tonnage freight like coal, grain, oil, steel and lumber, plus odd loads from airliner fuselages to windmill blades. The issue examines how railroads carry America's most demanding cargo. If you want to see the powerful trains that shoulder the bulkiest burdens, you'll definitely want to pick up Heavy Hauls.In this issue you'll find articles covering:How railroads got back into the oil business, and why they aren't going away.Things you should know about farm-to-market transportation via rail.Understanding the rail network that moves coal from mine to user.Why today's North American rail network is uniquely positioned to handle the resurgence in auto manufacturing.How railroads make money hauling rock and sand.And more!
Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East
83 mapsCovers Ohio, Indiana and Lower Michigan.New Revised edition incl. interurban lines available Jan 05PUBLICATION DATE 2005£15.95 Special Offer £10
Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - ONTARIO
The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.PUBLICATION DATE 2008£16.50 Special Offer £10
Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Western Canada
Western Canada, includes Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Yukon.The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.PUBLICATION DATE 2006£16.50 Special Offer £10
BOTH DCC Programming volS 1 & 2
Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Colorado and Utah
It's nearly 14 years since the last COLORADO & UTAH edition. NEW REVISED Edition in two colours!Since the last edition was published much has changed following the mergers of Burlington Northern and the Santa Fe and the merger of Southern Pacific into Union Pacific. In addition to general updating, this new edition has been expanded with additional enlargements to show complex areas in greater detail and includes for the first time the interurban electric lines, light rail and principal logging railroads. Also shown are proposed extensions to the Denver and Salt Lake City light rail systems.The Atlas shows all currently operated common carriers, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.PUBLICATION DATE 2008£16.50 Special Offer £10
With the Heavy Hauls DVD, you'll find loads of video footage about train transport. This DVD shows you how high tonnage freight is carried across America. You'll see stunning landscape footage and learn how major railroad lines transport important products like coal, grain, oil, steel, and lumber. Trains are also responsible for carrying the products we use daily; items in homes, cars, and the food we eat - it all comes by rail.This DVD, narrated by Associate Editor Steve Sweeney, features dramatic footage of the world's most powerful trains carrying the continent's heaviest cargo. It features railroads like Canadian National, BNSF Railway, Canadian Pacific, CSX, Florida East Coast, Kansas City Southern, Montana Rail Link, Norfolk Southern, and Union Pacific. by KalmbachRegular Price £20 NEW RELEASE OFFER £19 UNTIL 3RD JULY 2015
Conquering The Grade
If you love railroads, and mountains, "Conquering the Grade" is the show for you. From monster horsepower locomotives pulling trains through mountain passes, to tranquil scenery, C. Vision Productions takes you on a spectacular journey through the Western United States. Videographer Woody Wilson travels to Tehachapi, California to view the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific, then off to Colorado and Utah to watch Southern Pacific, Union Pacific and the Utah Railway on Soldier Summit. He then travels to Montana to view the Montana Rail Link in and around Bozeman and Mullen Pass.Huge trains, fallen flag railroads, awesome horsepower and great mountain scenery make this show truly unique. From Rio Grande and Southern Pacific Tunnel Motors to modern Montana Rail Link SD-70 Ace's, this video has all a mountain railroad enthusiast could dream of!Watch as these railroads Conquer the Grade!Running time 97 minutes, color, HiFi Stereo Sound.Narration on/off optionCopyright 2011 C. Vision Productions/Woody WilsonDVD Regular Price £21 NEW RELEASE OFFER £20 UNTIL 3RD JULY 2015
BOTH HEAVY HAULS DVD and MAGAZINE
Trains of the 1970s
In the 1970s, problems that had plagued the railroad industry for decades came to a head. But as the curtain closed on an era, the railroads fought through adversity, surviving and setting the stage for a prosperous comeback in the 1980s.Learn how, in that final, tumultuous decade of classic-era railroading, vintage diesels carried the torch one last time, the echoes of the great streamliners faded away, and a beleaguered yet resilient industry coped with crisis.Trains of the 1970s is a 124-page special collectors issue examining the end of a railroading era. Its articles and features include:All-new overview of events and trends of the decade by historian H. Roger Grant.Search for the last operating Fairbanks-Morse C-Line diesels.A Penn Central engineer's account of life on the road.A report on North Western's fast Falcon piggyback trains.And much more!