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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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Structures

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Modeling Structures

Modeling Structures

Ref: 12493


Price: £19.00

To make a better layout, it's important for modelers to construct buildings and structures that are unique for each project. Jeff Wilson's new book shows readers what they'll need to know about:

Detailing, painting, and creating signs.

Making structures appropriate for the era,

railroad, and region being modeled.

Techniques for building plastic and wood

kits, as well as kitbashing and scratchbuilding.

Author: Jeff Wilson Size: 8.25 x 10.75 Pages: 96 Color Photos: 260.

Guide to Industries Series: Livestock & Meatpacking

Guide to Industries Series: Livestock & Meatpacking

Ref: 12473


Price: £17.00

Jeff Wilson

Delve into the history of the meat packing industry and trace the role of railroads in hauling livestock and meat products. Livestock traffic, stockyard operations, dedicated meat train operations, regulations, and scheduling are just a few of the topics covered. Learn about refrigerator cars and stock, and see rarely published historical photos.

* Includes 100+ prototype photos, some dating back to the early 1900s

* Features charts and maps of stockyard locations

* Contains modeling tips, suggestions, and resources included for each chapter

Author: Jeff Wilson

Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 88 pages; 170 black and white photos; 30 color photos; ISBN: 0890248676

How to Kitbash Structures

How to Kitbash Structures

Ref: 12472


Price: £19.00

By Tony Koester

Learning to kitbash commercial structures is an essential skill for modelers. This title covers basic techniques for working with kits, how to use kits in unexpected ways, and step-by-step projects that will help enthusiasts take their layouts to new levels. Structures covered include railroad buildings, lineside industries, coal tipples, storefronts, and more.

* Helpful for beginner and intermediate modelers * Features a tutorial on making photo backdrops * Includes an inspirational gallery of kitbashed structures

Softcover; 8.25 x 10.75; 96 pages; 200 color photos; 10 illustrations;

Model Railroad Bridges and Trestles, Volume 2

Model Railroad Bridges and Trestles, Volume 2

Ref: 12474


Price: £16.00

This second volume of articles from Model Railroader offers modelers more tips for building bridges and trestles on their layouts. New information and how-tos include modeling a highway underpass, building a viaduct, creating a stone arch bridge, and more. Modelers will learn how to use current kits plus get scratchbuilding tips.

* Includes expert instruction for modelers of all skill levels

* Highlights techniques for building bridges out of concrete

* Provides detailed photos for each project

88 pages * 8.25 x 10.75 * 140 color photos

The Model Railroaderís Guide to Steel Mills

The Model Railroaderís Guide to Steel Mills

Ref: 12435


Price: £19.00

Bernard Kempinski

The Model Railroaderís Guide to Steel Mills makes modeling this archetypical American industry possible for the average modeler. Author and expert Bernard Kempinski explains the industrial process and the massive complex built around steel production. The reader will better understand how to create a realistic mill area and set up its rail operations. Chapters are included for steelmaking, steel mill railroads, steel mill track planning, and modeling tips.

* Steel from start to finish

* Track plans with steel mills included

* Features historical photos of railroad-served steel mills

Softcover; 8 1/4 x 10 3/4; 96 pages; 150 color photos;

Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 3

Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks 3

Ref: 12422


Price: £17.00

By Jeff Wilson

This volume contains a variety of prototype photos and suggestions for how to model and place industries on your layouts for realistic operation.

Softcover; 8.25 x 10.75; 88 pages; 76 color photos; 45 b&w photos;

The Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks II

The Model Railroader's Guide to Industries Along the Tracks II

Ref: 12409


Price: £17.00

Jeff Wilson/WI

Provides insights, photos, and guidelines for modeling several rail-served industries. Includes overviews of creameries and milk traffic; the paper industry; breweries; iron ore mining and transloading; freight houses and less-than-carload traffic; and coal customers.

8.25 x 10.25; 88 pages; 120 color & 70 b&w photos; 12 illus; softcover.

The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels

The Model Railroader's Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels

Ref: 12452


Price: £17.00

By Jeff Wilson Prolific Kalmbach author Jeff Wilson shows modelers how to re-create numerous types of railroad and highway bridges based on prototype designs. Divided into chapters by bridge type, each chapter shows several prototype examples and demonstrates techniques for modeling, painting, weathering, and installing the models on a layout. * Covers the history of railroad bridges, trestles, and tunnels * Includes specific details for modeling iron and steel truss bridges, plate girder bridges, concrete bridges, lift bridges, tunnels, and more * Lists currently available models * Ideal for intermediate and advanced hobbyists

Softcover; 8.25x 10.75; 88 pages; 75 color photos; 100 b&w photos; 15 illustrations

Basic Structure Modeling for Model Railroaders

Basic Structure Modeling for Model Railroaders

Ref: 12258


Price: £17.00

Jeff Wilson, WI

Learn the reasons for including structures on your layout, then select and build your own! Photo-driven projects demonstrate the tools, materials, and techniques used when modeling plastic or wood structures. Offers techniques for realistic finishing, including painting, weathering, sign making, interior detailing, and more. - Perfect for beginning model railroaders

8.5 x 10.75; 88 pgs.; 225 color photos; 1 illus.; softcover

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