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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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StreetCars And Interurbans DVDS

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Indiana Railroad

Indiana Railroad

Ref: I2


Price: 21.00

Created in 1930 by consolidating remaining trackage of Union Traction Co., Northern Indiana Railroad, and Interstate Public Service Co., the Indiana Railroad offered service from Louisville to Ft Wayne. In 1934, lines of the Terre Haute. Indianapolis & Eastern and Dayton & Western were added while other lines were being abandoned, bringing service from Terre Haute to Ohio with connections at Dayton. Indianapolis, the hub of the system, was served by the world's largest traction terminal. But the end was only a few years away and the last trains ran In 1941. In this collection of very rare film by Richard H. George , Frank Schlegel and George Meyer, you'll see the famous high speed lightweight cars, Railway Post Office cars, the unique freight equipment of this long lost company. Additional bonus footage by Dr. Howard Blackburn.

by Herron Rail 56 mins + 34 mins bonus* colour * narrated

Traction n' Trolleys

Traction n' Trolleys

Ref: I26


Price: 19.00

This video is for all our traction and trolley fans. Here is great film from the 30's and 40's, and some from the 50's and 60's. The Frog has created an entertaining and informative video of how it used to be when traction and trolleys were an integral part of our economy.

We'll visit the North Shore Railroad (including some spectacular Winter scenes), the South Shore, Seattle Trolleys of the 30's and 40's, Yakima Valley operations, and in the 1930's, the Third Avenue Trolleys, the New York Westchester & Boston, Public Service Transport of New Jersey and the Lehigh Valley Transit (Some of the LV of the 30's in color!).

The majority of the original film was shot on 16 mm COLOR film, the Eastern film from the 30's was shot on 8mm black & white, and some color...very rare!

by Green Frog Productions * 58 mins * colour * narrated

This Was Pacific Electric

This Was Pacific Electric

Ref: I25


Price: 21.00

The rails that invented Southern California

In 1902 Southern California was a collection of small farm towns. It was waiting for something to pull it together. That something was THE PACIFIC ELECTRIC.

This is the story of the rise and fall of "THE WORLD'S GREATEST ELECTRIC RAILWAY." It is a completehistory startinng inn 1872 with L.A.'s first horse car line and continuing through to the last RED CAR in 1961. The story is told by EMMY WINNING PRODUCERS using RARE FILM FOOTAGE, HUNDREDS OF PHOTOGRAPHS, animated maps and extensive interviews.

BONUS MATERIAL includes a video tour of P.E. remnnants, the bits and pieces that remainn behinnd, fifty years after the last RED CAR ran in Southern California.;

by Sky City Productions 90 mins + supplemental program, 25 mins * colour * narrated

Cable Cars of San Francisco

Cable Cars of San Francisco

Ref: I21


Price: 19.00

Highball Productions 55 mins * colour * hifi sound * narrated

Walk with us as we climb the hills of San Francisco and watch the world famous cable cars on the Powell-Hyde line. See these favourite attractions as they climb the steep hills just as they have for 125 years. Visit the power house and see the giant wheels that drive the cables, and find out how it all works. Finally, ride the cars from Fisherman's Wharf to Market Street, see the scenery and watch the grip man at work.

MUNI'S F LINE

MUNI'S F LINE

Ref: I23


Price: 20.00

by Highball 80 mins * colour * hifi sound * narrated

San Francisco's preserved PCC cars and other designs from around America - and the world on the F line between Fisherman's Wharf and Castro and the shuttle from the Ferry Terminal. Join us as we hike the 5 mile line and see these colorful cars in action, on their own right of way along the Embarcadero and mixed up with other traffic on bustling downtown Market Street. Cars from Melbourne, Australia, Milan, Italy and New Orleans are most distinct, but the PCCs are painted in the color schemes of American cities that ran PCCs; Brooklyn, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, LA (Pacific Electric & LA Railway), Louisville, Kansas City, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston and Saint Louis.

See the action from the roadside under glorious clear blue skies, ride a car and see the motorperson in action. Great all round action.

TROLLEYS OF THE SOUTH Combo

TROLLEYS OF THE SOUTH Combo

Ref: I14


Price: 19.95

A collection of classic vintage film of Street and Interurban Railways, narrated with a musical background. You'll visit streetcar lines in Louisville, Birmingham, Miami, Richmond, Norfolk, and Newport News plus Interurban lines Nashville-Franklin Railway, Piedmont & Northern Railway and West Penn Railways which served Parkersburg and Marietta in Ohio plus Clarksburg, WV. The time frame is from 1937 to the 1950's, depending on the subject.

Also included are two bonus segments of Victorian cable cars in Melbourne, Australia and some trolley diners in America.

Most of the film was 16 mm shot by Howard Blackburn, MD;

Sidney B. Silleck and David J. Williams, III. The Nashville - Franklin Railway segment is from 8 mm film by Dick George. Along with the railroad subjects, there are classic street scenes in many towns with automobiles and trucks from that time. This is truly a time capsule of life in America during a simpler time.

by Herron Rail Video * 62 mins * colour * narrated

Regular price £ 19.95


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