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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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New York Central

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New York Central Through Passenger Service In Color Volume 2: Challenge and Retreat 1950-1967

New York Central Through Passenger Service In Color Volume 2: Challenge and Retreat 1950-1967

Ref: 1361


Price: 50.00

Geoffrey H. Doughty

A train by train look at the New York Central's premier passenger services in the 1950’s and 60’s as the Central’s attitude toward passenger services changed


New York City Electrified Railroads In Color Vol. 1:

New York City Electrified Railroads In Color Vol. 1:

Ref: 1390


Price: 50.00

Lines Into Grand Central Terminal

Alfred E. Fazio and Bridget M. Hodgson

The east end operations of the New York Central and New Haven railroads are examined from an electric traction point of view. The successor operators also!

Trackside on the New York Central with William J. Brennan

Trackside on the New York Central with William J. Brennan

Ref: 1384


Price: 50.00

by Jack Emerick.

A fond look back at Al Perlman's vision of the NYC in the 1960's through the creative camera of Bill Brennan.

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment - Volume 2

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment - Volume 2

Ref: 1206


Price: 50.00

by Len Kilian, Jim Odell & Jeff English

The Great Steel Fleet, Pacemaker Freight Service,

Century Green - all the NYC terms and more are examined in almost 300 color photos with expertly researched captions.

New York Central Trackside with Eugene Van Dusen

New York Central Trackside with Eugene Van Dusen

Ref: 1054


Price: 45.00

by Bill Marvel

The first in our Trackside series, Gene Van Dusen was out "trackside" on the western end of the "Water Level Route" with Leica in hand loaded with Kodachrome in the late 1940s and early 1950s. If it wasn’t a Hudson or Niagara, then it had to be a Mohawk or Mike. The diesels were so clean and new you could eat off them. Notre Dame football specials, blazing streamliners, and quaint country branchlines are all to be found in this marvelous look back.

Trackside on New York Central's Western Division 1949-1955 with Sandy Goodrick

Trackside on New York Central's Western Division 1949-1955 with Sandy Goodrick

Ref: 1251


Price: 50.00

by Jerry A. Pinkepank

The Korean War years on the NYC were a life or death race with inflation and loss of business to competitors. An all-color tour of the steam-diesel operations on the Western Division photographed by Sandy Goodrick and narrated by Jerry Pinkepank, this book is an excellent look back at those turbulent years on the Central.

New York Central Steam In Color

New York Central Steam In Color

Ref: 1053


Price: 50.00

by David R. Sweetland

The classic look of NYC steam is captured in this all-color portfolio of vintage views. System-wide coverage includes everything from the lowliest Mike to the princely Hudson. If you enjoy smoke and cinders on the Water Level Route, this book is for you!

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 1

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 1

Ref: 1007


Price: 40.00

by David R. Sweetland

Travel the "Water Level Route" in the 1950’s and see the best of steam and early diesels side-by-side. Electrics too! FT’s, Babyfaces, Erie-builts, Sharks and many other odd-ball diesels were commonplace in these color photos taken along the Boston & Albany, West Shore and in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and many other locales.

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 2

New York Central Lightning Stripes Volume 2

Ref: 1052


Price: 45.00

by David R. Sweetland

NYC Lightning Stripes Vol. 2 is the sequel to the best seller (above). Travel the Central system from one end to the other watching vintage diesels and electrics propelling their trains. As the black FT cover suggests, Volume 2 contains plenty of rare color subjects, from Massachusetts to Michigan, New York to Chicago.

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

NYC Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1055


Price: 45.00

by David R. Sweetland and Robert J. Yanosey

The Great Steel Fleet, Pacemaker Fast Freight, Early Bird Service - all famous slogans carried out by the equipment of the NYC System. Examine these cars in over 300 color photographs taken from the postwar years and into the 1960s, with expert commentary.

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book I

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book I

Ref: 1008


Price: 40.00

by Ed Nowak

A 128-page hardcover book illustrating the best color work of the official NYC photographer of the 1940’s and 50’s. Hudsons, PA’s, Mohawks, passenger equipment, workers reproduced from Ed’s 4" x 5" color transparencies and captioned by the man who took them forty years ago.

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book II

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book II

Ref: 1056


Price: 40.00

by Ed Nowak

Book II takes the reader behind the lens of NYC’s official photographer as he visits NY City, the Hudson River Valley, the B&A, Buffalo, Chicago and the 20th CENTURY LTD during the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. The brand new CENTURY is toured in color, stem-to-stern in 1948.

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak Book III

New York Central Color Photography of Ed Nowak Book III

Ref: 1057


Price: 45.00

by Ed Nowak

NYC Color Photography of Ed Nowak, Book III is the concluding book in this classic series, including GCT, the West Shore, Hudson Division, NE STATES, DeWitt, Collinwood and much more. See the Central once again in its finest hour!

Michigan Central Trackside with Emery Gulash

Michigan Central Trackside with Emery Gulash

Ref: 1127


Price: 50.00

by Geoffrey H. Doughty

Famed photographer Emery Gulash takes the reader out on his home turf to photograph the ever-changing scene on the New York Central Michigan Central trackage from 1940 right up to the 1968 Penn Central merger.

New York Central In Color Volume 1

New York Central In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1201


Price: 50.00

by Geoffrey H. Doughty

An amazing compilation of steam, diesel, and electric operational views! Taken from one end of the NYC System to the other, more than 200 superb color photos illustrate this book.

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