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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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Amtrak Power In Color Vol 2

Amtrak Power In Color Vol 2

Ref: 1502


Price: 50.00


Amtrak Power In Color Vol 3

Amtrak Power In Color Vol 3

Ref: 1509


Price: 50.00


Piggyback Color Guide Volume 1: A to H

Piggyback Color Guide Volume 1: A to H

Ref: 1504


Price: 50.00

James Kinkaid

Once an innovation, TOFC (Trailer-on-Flat-Car) has grown exponentially since its birth. Owners A to H are examined in this the first of a two-volume series showing trailers, flatcars, and containers in all their colorful attire.

Piggyback Color Guide Volume 2: I to X

Piggyback Color Guide Volume 2: I to X

Ref: 1517


Price: 50.00

James Kinkaid

?The ever-changing nature of TOFC (trailer on flat car) types and operations is detailed on companies in the bottom half of the alphabet.

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 6:  Southern Style

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 6: Southern Style

Ref: 1494


Price: 50.00

by Thomas Lawson, Jr. and Stephen M. Timko

For Volume 6 of this popular series, noted industrial loco expert Tom Lawson adds his photography and expertise. Many hidden treasures are uncovered in this tour of the Old South.

Railroad Critters In Color Volume 3

Railroad Critters In Color Volume 3

Ref: 1473


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

A visit to the industrial "backyards" for a view of railroad operations using cookie-cutter and special-order locomotives built by Atlas, Baldwin, Davenport, GE, Plymouth, Porter, Whitcomb and others. Over 300 new photos.

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 4

Steel Mills Railroads In Color Volume 4

Ref: 1471


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

A continuing look at railroading as it relates to the steelmaking process----from the iron ore mines, through the iron and steel production, transportation of finished products, and the ultimate recycling processes. Join us with this continuing popular series of Steel Mill Railroads.

Steamtown In Color

Steamtown In Color

Ref: 1400


Price: 50.00

Jim Boyd

An epic work describing the long history of Steamtown from its New England roots in the 1950’s with F. Nelson Blount to its move south to Scranton and the National Park Service – all told through more than 300 color photographs!


Tank Car Color Guide Vol. 2: Stub Sill Cars

Tank Car Color Guide Vol. 2: Stub Sill Cars

Ref: 1406


Price: 50.00

James Kinkaid

The conclusion of a two-part series examining the North American tank car fleet in color.


Railroad Critters In Color, Vol. 1

Railroad Critters In Color, Vol. 1

Ref: 1422


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

A look at Whitcomb's, Plymouth’s, GE’s and more behind the fences of industries from quarries to steel mills to power plants.

Trackside with

Trackside with "Mr. Alco" George W. Hockaday

Ref: 1301


Price: 50.00

by Jim Odell and Len Kilian

George Hockaday loved the Alco locomotives his employer created and photographed them new at the plant as well as out on the various railroads he worked with.

Refrigerator Car Color Guide

Refrigerator Car Color Guide

Ref: 1216


Price: 50.00

by Gene Green

A look at the operation & roster of privately-owned ice-bunker reefer cars. Contains a marvelous sequence of the icing process atop an icing dock in 1962.

Fairbanks-Morse Locomotives In Color

Fairbanks-Morse Locomotives In Color

Ref: 1035


Price: 45.00

by Jim Boyd

Former Railfan and Railroad Magazine Editor Jim Boyd details the colorful product of the FM Company through more than 250 photographs. This comprehensive look at FM diesel production covers every original buyer as well as the railroads that inherited FMs through mergers. Tour the opposed piston world of UP and PRR, Santa Fe and Southern as well as the multitude of other lines that operated these unique diesels.

Pullman-Standard Color Guide to Freight Equipment

Pullman-Standard Color Guide to Freight Equipment

Ref: 1074


Price: 50.00

by James Kinkaid

The official color photographs of the world’s largest car builder during its most colorful decade 1960-1970! Almost 300 color portraits of Pullman’s freight products for PRR, UP, NYC, ATSF, CB&Q, and a hundred other major and minor roads are captioned by freight car authority Jim Kinkaid. Follow this intriguing facet of railroading in this 128-page hardcover book.

The Lionel Inspiration

The Lionel Inspiration

Ref: 1043


Price: 45.00

by William J. Brennan

Railfans and train collectors alike will enjoy this photo-by-photo comparison of the prototype and its model. Find out how Lionel mirrored the actual train with O-Gauge models during its heyday of the 1940s and 50s. Railfans will especially enjoy the many vintage color views of steam, diesel and electric locomotives as well as the boxcars and other rolling stock that would end up as Lionel models.

ALCO Official Color Photography

ALCO Official Color Photography

Ref: 1015


Price: 45.00

by Walter A. Appel

Find out how your favorite Alco looked when it was brand new! 128 pages of company photos of new Alcos from the early 1950s till 1968, posed right outside the shops and out on the road.

Streetcar Scenes of the 1950s in Colour

Streetcar Scenes of the 1950s in Colour

Ref: 1141


Price: 50.00

by LeRoy O. King

Follow traction photographer Ed Miller as he crisscrosses the country in the 1950s to record the passing of the trolley in more than 240 color scenes that not only show traction but a way of life in the streets of America that has long vanished. Ed was methodical and his coverage in this book is truly national in scope.

Passenger Alcos in Colour

Passenger Alcos in Colour

Ref: 1134


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Here in full color is the untold story on how Alco got into the passenger diesel market in the 1940s and the technological breakthrough that resulted in the most famous locomotive of that classic first generation era, the magnificent PA.

Baldwin Diesels -1 in Colour (Roads A-G)

Baldwin Diesels -1 in Colour (Roads A-G)

Ref: 1153


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

A road-by-road analysis of the Baldwin purchases by roads A-G. Author Jim Boyd's usual perceptive look back at the railroad reasoning in the late forties / early fifties is augmented by more than 250 vintage color photos of cab units, road switchers and switchers.

Baldwin Diesels -2 in Colour (Roads H-P)

Baldwin Diesels -2 in Colour (Roads H-P)

Ref: 1154


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Former Railfan & RR Magazine editor Jim Boyd continues his thorough examination of railroads H to P and the Baldwins they owned. Many rare photos and much new information!

Baldwin Diesels -3 in Colour (Roads Q-Z)

Baldwin Diesels -3 in Colour (Roads Q-Z)

Ref: 1155


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

The concluding volume in this fascinating series examines the Baldwin fleets of roads like RDG, SLSF, SAL, SP, UP, URR, WM, WP and everything in between. Some "stragglers A-Z", a BLW production list, and a special chapter on BLW Builders Plates concludes this set.

Trackside with EMD Field Representative Casey Cavanaugh 1960-1962

Trackside with EMD Field Representative Casey Cavanaugh 1960-1962

Ref: 1254


Price: 50.00

by Casey Cavanaugh

Delivering new FL9s, GP18s and GP20s took this camera-toting field rep to the NH, CB&Q, RI, GN, SP and numerous other roads across the country. His behind the scenes commentary makes for enjoyable reading.

Hardback

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