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No.V143
THE SEPT/OCT NEWSLETTER 2017


New from Kalmbach Publications

2018 Calendars

Trains Across America 2018 Calendar

This beautiful photographed calendar showcases a variety of hard-working trains, including Class I, shortline, and passenger units, in breathtaking scenes across the country. The calendar includes a bonus feature that highlights 75 must-see train sites.
* South Central Florida Express by Scott Hartley * Canadian Pacific by Mathew Hicks * Norfolk Southern by Clint Renegar * Florida East Coast by Tom Danneman * Norfolk & Western No. 611 by Kevin Burkholder * Union Pacific by Chris Guss * Iowa Pacific by Robert J. Della-Pietra * BNSF by David Lustig * Norfolk Southern by Chase Gunnoe * Union Pacific by Drew Halverson * CSX by Samual Phillips * BNSF by Kit Courter
Size: 13 x 10.5

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£ 15.00

Model Railroader 2018 Calendar

You’ll find inspiration all year long with these 12 scenic layouts, which were featured in Model Railroader or Great Model Railroads. Encompassing a range of scales, locations, and railroads, these layouts offer something for everyone. Track plans for these interesting 4x8 layouts are also included.
* ATSF by Rick Stern * Rio Grande Summit Line by John Mellowes * Southbay Western by Steve Kibort * CB&Q-Lines East by Steve Doyle * Baltimore Harbor District by Paul Dolkos * New Baltimore & Fair Haven by Greg Rich * Western North Carolina by Northern Virginia Model Railroaders * Milwaukee Road River Subdivision by Stephen Brudios * East Broad Top by Pete and Jane Clarke * Chessie Pennsylvania Division by Doug Gainer * New York, Westchester & Boston by Dick Karnes * Hoosier Line and Jack Simpson

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£ 15.00

 

LOCOMOTIVE 2017 DVD
By Trains

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.


65 minutes, Narration

Regular price £24.00
NEW RELEASE OFFER UNTIL 3rd November 2017- £23

 

Buy Both DVD + Annual for £32 only

LOCOMOTIVE 2017 ANNUAL
By Trains

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

£ 9.00

Buy Both DVD + Annual for £32 only


NEW RELEASE

SD40-2 Survivors Volume 3
By CVision Productions

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.WIDESCREEN DVD

Regular price £22.00
NEW RELEASE OFFER UNTIL 3rd November 2017 - £21

IF YOU MISSED VOLS 1 & 2 FROM PREVIOUS NEWSLETTERS
THEY ARE STILL AVAILABLE AT THE INTRODUCTORY PRICE
£21

SELLING SUNSHINE * THE FLORIDA TRAINS *
By Trains

IWhat’s Included-
* A look at the popular passenger trains that carried masses of travelers from the Northeast and Midwest to sunny Florida, beginning in the late 1800s to today.
With stories from railroad officials to train crew and hostesses, this video brings to life the competition and glamour of the Florida trains.
Many railroads served this market and they each tried to outdo each other with accommodations, style, and modern equipment.
The Seaboard Air Line and Atlantic Coast Line operated several trains on popular routes thru the 1960’s.

* An exploration of Florida’s current passenger train service,
including Amtrak, Tri-Rail, SunRail, and Brightline — a
soon-to-launch intercity express service.



Running time 1 hour + 24 minutes of bonus footage.Narration

Regular price £25.00
NEW RELEASE OFFER UNTIL 3rd November 2017 - £24


New MORNIG SUN BOOKS

Available September 1, 2017

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

Ref. 1621

£ 50.00

 

Long Island Rail Road In Color Volume 5: Freight Operations
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

Ref. 1622

£ 50.00

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

Ref 1623

£ 50.00

 

Available October 1, 2017

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

Ref. 1624

£ 50.00

 

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

Ref. 1625

£ 50.00

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

Ref. 1626

£ 50.00

 


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