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TRIPLE TRACK WINTER

TRIPLE TRACK WINTER

14.00

The busiest piece of freight railroad in the world in the driving snow of winter storm Q and the perfect weather of the following days. Meets, side by sides and all the UP action the triple track between O'Fallons and Gibbon Junction is famous for.

by Highball Productions WIDESCREEN Edition. Running time 2 hours 8 minutes

* Features narration on/off.

Price: Was £21.00 SPECIAL OFFER £14
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A SALUTE TO THE WARBONNET

A SALUTE TO THE WARBONNET

21.00

by Highball

A tribute to the best loved paint scheme in America, the classic red & silver Santa Fe "Warbonnet", resurrected in 1989 and applied to freight locos for fast intermodal service. We take a look at this spectacular paint scheme in current service at many favorite railfan locoations on Cajon and Tehachapi Passes and the Mojave and Seligman Subs. We include a brief history of the Warbonet paint and its re-introduction in 1989 and look at the types of locos wearing it
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Colorado and Utah

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Colorado and Utah

16.50

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
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Through the Oregon Cascades Part 1: The Long Grade

Through the Oregon Cascades Part 1: The Long Grade

22.00

The Cascade Mountains of western Oregon are thick with tall timber growing along steep slopes broken by waterfalls and streams. This is the setting for a mountain railroad that climbs from deep within the Willamette Valley to nearly 5,000 feet above sea level at Cascade Summit.

Part 1: The Long Grade, begins at Eugene Yard and heads railroad south into the foothills of the Cascades. A forty mile 1.8% grade between Oakridge and Cascade Summit puts UP's newest locomotives to the test and keeps train crews on their toes. The line wraps around horse shoe curves, crosses trestles, and disappears through numerous rock sheds and tunnels before reaching the top of the pass.

In this highly anticipated follow up to "Union Pacific's Cascade Sub," we hike deeper into the most remote parts of the line and visit ground zero of the Frazier Slide which closed the railroad for three months in 2008. This is one of the most rugged portions of the I-5 Corridor which links the Pacific Northwest with California!

Shot in beautiful hi-definition between 2008 and 2015 in all seasons, this is the ultimate journey through the Oregon Cascades!

2 Hours 35 Minutes

By 7idea Productions
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Canada's YELLOWHEAD PASS

Canada's YELLOWHEAD PASS

23.00

At 3,711 feet above sea level and with gradual approaches on both sides, Yellowhead Pass is the ideal railway passage of Canada's Rocky Mountains.

Canadian National utilizes this strategic crossing of the continental divide marking the provincial boundary of British Columbia and Alberta. The railway is busy with intermodal traffic heading to and from west coast ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, BC. The rails stay polished with unit grain and coal trains heading for export, numerous mixed merchandise trains, and Via Rail passenger trains sporting sleek silver dome cars.

See this incredibly beautiful line from Hinton, Alberta, to Red Pass, British Columbia. A good deal of the route traverses the picturesque setting of Jasper National Park. 7idea Productions made two trips to the Yellowhead Country and our cameras captured its natural beauty in both summer and winter.

Join us for a spectacular railfan adventure you won't soon forget!

This program was shot between August 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 47 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD and 1080 Hi Definition Blu-ray

By 7idea Productions
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LOCOMOTIVE 2017

LOCOMOTIVE 2017

23.00

Get a trackside view of all the action in the new DVD, Locomotive 2017!

From Trains magazine, this all-new DVD is a wonderful companion video to the Locomotive 2017 special issue.

In the new DVD, Locomotive 2017, Trains correspondent Chris Guss explores the latest locomotive models across North America. Get a trackside view of all the action - new power, rebuilt power, vintage power, snowplows, and more!

Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad and Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad's six-axle Alcos.

FP9s with a snowplow working a Southern Ontario short line.

Florida East Coast Railway and use of liquefied natural gas.

South Carolina's Pickens Railway's fleet of 1970s GE U-boats and modern Dash 8s.

BNSF Needles Sub heavy grades.

Approximate running time: 65 minutes

By TRAINS Ref D514 DVD Regular Price £24

NEW RELEASE OFFER £23 UNTIL 3rd November 2017
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Buy Both LOCOMOTIVE 2017 DVD + Annual

Buy Both LOCOMOTIVE 2017 DVD + Annual

BIG STEAM IS BACK

BIG STEAM IS BACK

24.00

This all-new DVD is a wonderful companion to the 100-page collectors issue, Big Steam is Back. The 90-minute video covers the early years of steam preservation through today's biggest restorations!

See how your favorite big steam locomotives are rebuilt and run - from Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Southern Railway 4501, to the big steam story of 2016: the return of Union Pacific 844. This must-see DVD includes dozens of steam locomotives from coast to coast.

What's Included:

UP's Living Legend No. 844 The last of the steam locomotives built for UP. Delivered in 1944 it pulled well known trains such as the Overland Limited, LA Limited, Portland Rose and Challenger.

The engine is widely known among railroad enthusiasts for its excursion runs over UP's Sherman Hill.

Big Boy 4014's story takes you to Cheyenne WY for a look at the restoration project of the century.

Follow the story of Sothern Pacific 484 No. 3751 back to the Sante Fe rails in southern CA.

Legendary Sante Fe 484 No. 2926 nears completion in New Mexico as the restoration grinds through its 17th year.

Running the Southern Pacific 4449 for crowds from coast to coast

Michigan's hardworking Berkshire. Decades after regular service, Pere Marquette No. 1225 is still reeling off the miles.

Milwaukee Road 484 No. 261 is marking 26 years of premium service to customers harkening back to the golden years of passenger trains.

Bringing the Southern Railway 282 No. 4501 back to life

Norfolk & Western 611. The best 484 ever built.

Taming the Beast of the East. Why choose the C & O 2662 no. 1309?

90 minutes, By TRAINS

Regular Price £25 NEW RELEASE OFFER £24 UNTIL 8th September 2017
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SD40-2 Survivors Volume 3

SD40-2 Survivors Volume 3

21.00

In January 1972, EMD introduced the SD40-2. The SD40-2 and its 645 prime mover have operated on railroads for nearly 50 years. Once superior main line power, it has been overtaken by more efficient computerized engines. Trains featured in this program all have SD40-2's leading in all kinds of service from the years 2013-2017.

Volume 3 includes BNSF, Canadian Pacific, Union Pacific, Canadian National and CSX trains in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, South Dakota, North Dakota and Indiana. In 2016, CP eliminated nearly all of their SD40-2's from their roster. C. Vision was in the right place at the right time to capture 3 of the remaining 40-2's pulling CP trains in Minnesota. Do you love that MRL blue? Montana Rail Link 40-2's made their way east leading BNSF trains and we were there to record those on the Wayzata Sub! Run through power from RCP&E, DM&E and IC&E are captured on CP trains in the Chicago area. Aside from the Class One's, you will also enjoy the sights and sounds of a few short lines and regionals including "Dakota and Iowa", "Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern" and "Indiana Railroad".

The SD40-2 will always be remembered for its reliability! Its prime mover and large platforms gave this engine a signature sound and look. You can always keep the memories of this locomotive forever in SD40-2 Survivors, Volume 3!

Running Time 2 hours, Narration on/off feature

By CVision Ref D513 DVD Regular Price £22

NEW RELEASE OFFER £21 ONLY UNTIL 3rd November 2017
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LOCOMOTIVE 2017 ANNUAL

LOCOMOTIVE 2017 ANNUAL

9.00

The Locomotive 2017 100-page annual issue takes a comprehensive look at the most powerful locomotives in North America with compelling stories and spectacular photography.

The Motive Power Review includes the latest news, trends, and developments in locomotive technology, as well as an exclusive listing of every new locomotive built and major rebuilds!

This all-new special issue is a wonderful companion to the Locomotive 2017 DVD above.

By TRAINS
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Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Volume 2: Second Generation Power

Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Volume 2: Second Generation Power

Ref: 1626


Price: 50.00

By Stephen M. Timko

GTW's staid fleet of second generation SD40's and GP38's was disrupted in the 1980s by the inclusion of power from D&TSL, DT&I, CRI&P, P&LE, MP, and CNR.

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 2: Making Steel, Finished Product Handling, and the Finals Years

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 2: Making Steel, Finished Product Handling, and the Finals Years

Ref: 1625


Price: 50.00

by Robert Wilt

Volume 2 covers the inter-plant railroad operation by PB&NE as well as Bethlehem Steel's own eclectic roster. The final years and a roster complete the picture.

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 1: Obtaining-Transporting Raw Materials, and Making Iron

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 1: Obtaining-Transporting Raw Materials, and Making Iron

Ref: 1624


Price: 50.00

by Robert Wilt

This first volume focuses on the various class 1 roads bringing ore, limestone, and coal to Bethlehem and delivery to the plant by the PB&NE

The Soo Line-Milwaukee Road Merger In Color Volume 1: Before the Merger 1949-1984

The Soo Line-Milwaukee Road Merger In Color Volume 1: Before the Merger 1949-1984

Ref: 1623


Price: 50.00

by Jerry Pinkepank

The 1985 merger of these two roads was an "accidental merger" according to the author who was an Assistant VP-Planning for Soo Line. This volume sets up the two roads in the years preceding the combination.

Long Island Rail Road In Color Volume 5: Freight Operations

Long Island Rail Road In Color Volume 5: Freight Operations

Ref: 1622


Price: 50.00

By Arthur J. Erdman

A captivating look at how freight destined to and from Long Island was handled by LIRR steam and diesel power, closing with a short chapter on NY & Atlantic operations.

Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 In Color Volume 2: First-Generation Freight and Passenger Units

Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 In Color Volume 2: First-Generation Freight and Passenger Units

Ref: 1621


Price: 50.00

by Stephen M. Timko

This volume covers the E's and F's, GP's and RS units, Baldwins and FM's.cover the entire B&O diesel roster.

Southern Pacific Power In Color Volume 2: Switchers, Geeps and More

Southern Pacific Power In Color Volume 2: Switchers, Geeps and More

Ref: 1620


Price: 50.00

by Ed Mackinson

During its last quarter-century, Southern Pacific used many models of locomotives, and older and newer power often worked side-by-side. Volume 2 illustrates most of the four-axle roadswitchers, some of the six-axle units, and the last few Fs in use during this fascinating period.

DT&I Power In Color Includes Ann Arbor

DT&I Power In Color Includes Ann Arbor

Ref: 1619


Price: 50.00

by Stephen M. Timko

Join us to view the all EMD locomotive roster of the Detroit, Toledo, & Ironton Railroad which was comprised of no less than a dozen different models. Included is coverage of the affiliated 292-mile Ann Arbor's fleet of Alco switchers, roadswitchers, and FA2's, and later, second-generation EMD power. Bonus chapter includes the Lake Michigan Car Ferry service.

Illinois Central Gulf Volume 1: Across the System

Illinois Central Gulf Volume 1: Across the System

Ref: 1618


Price: 50.00

By John P. Kolberg

This first in a series of Illinois Central Gulf In Color books starts at the merger in August 1972 and continues across the system until the end in early 1988. Included are rare shots of the Bi-Modal Roadrailer operation; locomotives, freight cars, and cabooses in fresh orange paint; action, structures, signals, shops, yards, junctions, and people from across the system.

B&O Power In Color Volume 1: Steam & Cab Units

B&O Power In Color Volume 1: Steam & Cab Units

Ref: 1617


Price: 50.00

by Bob Withers

The last of steam crosses paths with the diesel cab units that took over their role. The first volume in a series which will cover the entire B&O diesel roster.

Milwaukee Road - Washington, Idaho and Montana

Milwaukee Road - Washington, Idaho and Montana

Ref: 1616


Price: 50.00

by Ed Austin

The author's best photographs of operations on the Milwaukee's famous Pacific Extension. A wonderful look back at the former electrified territory, almost all of which is now hiking trails or returned to nature.

Elgin Joliet & Eastern In Color Volume 3: Facilities and Equipment

Elgin Joliet & Eastern In Color Volume 3: Facilities and Equipment

Ref: 1615


Price: 50.00

by John T. Eagan, Jr.

The finale in the three-volume EJ&E series examines the rolling stock and facilities of this heavily-industrialized road.

Reading Company Power In Color Vol. 1: Steam and First Generation Diesels

Reading Company Power In Color Vol. 1: Steam and First Generation Diesels

Ref: 1614


Price: 50.00

by Robert L. Davis Jr

Reading Power in Color, Volume I opens with a sampling of RDG steam power from the 1940s to the end of regular service steam operation, including a brief look at the T1 4-8-4's in excursion service, then continues with a detailed examination of the railroad's interesting roster of first generation diesels from all four major builders.


Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Vol.1: Modern Steam and First Generation Diesels

Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Vol.1: Modern Steam and First Generation Diesels

Ref: 1613


Price: 50.00

by Stephen M. Timko

A look at the last bastion of mainline steam power in the U.S, side by side with Alco and EMD switchers, F3's, and first-generation roadswitchers. Includes the affiliated Detroit Terminal Railroad and merged Detroit & Toledo Shore Line Railroad.

Twin Cities Trolleys In Color

Twin Cities Trolleys In Color

Ref: 1612


Price: 50.00

Aaron Isaacs

Until 1954, Minneapolis and St. Paul were served by the yellow, home-built streetcars of Twin City Rapid Transit Company. Drawing on the Minnesota Streetcar Museum's collection, this is the first ever all-color book to tell the story of this extensive, well-run system.

Norfolk Southern In Color: Volume 1: 1982-1999

Norfolk Southern In Color: Volume 1: 1982-1999

Ref: 1611


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

This volume covers the early years of the Norfolk Southern from its formation in 1982 until the Conrail split in 1999. Over 220 color photographs documents operations over the entire NS system, from the Middle Atlantic and Deep South to the Midwest, including a brief look at the predecessor lines merged into the N&W and Southern Railway prior to the creation of the NS.

Milwaukee Road Facilities In Color Vol. 2: MN, SD, MT, ID & WA

Milwaukee Road Facilities In Color Vol. 2: MN, SD, MT, ID & WA

Ref: 1610


Price: 50.00

Robert J. Yanosey

Take a ride on the Olympian Hiawatha from Minnesota to Seattle in this colorful all-color book. Stations, towers, and yards are passed on the way west both in electrified territory and that without wires.

Canadian Pacific Facilities In Color: Volume 3

Canadian Pacific Facilities In Color: Volume 3

Ref: 1609


Price: 50.00

by John Riddell

CP trains pass stations, towers, and yards on this vast system - mostly back in the maroon-and-grey years.
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CSX Power In Color Vol. 1: Four Axle EMD's Inherited from Predecessor Companies

CSX Power In Color Vol. 1: Four Axle EMD's Inherited from Predecessor Companies

Ref: 1608


Price: 50.00

by Kurt Reisweber

First in a series of books on CSX locomotives is this volume covering four-axle diesels built by EMD that were originally purchased by predecessor railroads that later became components of the CSX system. Photos show the units in many stages of their careers, and in many paint schemes, including shots of them as Chesapeake & Ohio, Baltimore & Ohio, Atlantic Coast Line, Louisville & Nashville, and other various original colors.
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Southern Pacific Facilities In Color Volume 2: LAUPT to New Orleans

Southern Pacific Facilities In Color Volume 2: LAUPT to New Orleans

Ref: 1607


Price: 50.00

by J. Patrick Bray

The many stations, yards, shops, and signal towers of the EsPee are illustrated next to the trains they served from Los Angeles to New Orleans.
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White Pass & Yukon In Color

White Pass & Yukon In Color

Ref: 1584


Price: 50.00

Kevin J. Holland

North America's most remote railroad is examined in all its beauty and unique operation.

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