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Model Railroad Planning 2019

Model Railroad Planning 2019

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This year’s issue features more small and mid-size layouts along with doable how-to projects.

Featured stories include:

* Ac compact HO layout depicting the Delaware & Hudson in the Alco Century era greets guests at a New York state B&B.

* An HO tribute to the Akron, Canton & Youngstown, which provided a bridge route from the East to Midwest.

* A superbly crafted multi-deck layout in O scale of the Louisville & Nashville during the steam era.

* An L-shape N and HO switching railroad showcases the Southern Pacific in Oregon.

* And much more!

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Great Model Railroads 2019

Great Model Railroads 2019

9.00

Each year Great Model Railroads brings you some of the best layouts you’ll ever see - and this year is no exception. Inside this special issue you’ll find our favorite new layouts in a variety of scales, locations, sizes, and eras. Plus, the 100-page edition is chock-full of how-to advice and operating tips for model railroaders of all skill levels!

This issue offers loads of inspiration with layouts depicting:Gritty railroading in the concrete jungle on the Los Angeles Junction.Busy freight and passenger operations at Canadian Pacific’s Montreal Terminal.

Midwest action on the Burlington Northern in the 1980s.

Heavy coal-hauling in West Virginia on Norfolk Southern in N scale.

And much more!

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The Golden Spike Route Today

The Golden Spike Route Today

21.00

The Golden Spike Route today covers the 1776-mile route of the first transcontinental railroad with a contemporary look. Join us as we trek along the Union Pacific main line between Omaha, Neb., and Sacramento. Along the way, we’ll visit famous Sherman Hill, Wasatch Grade, and Donner summit. You’ll visit places that are off limits to anyone except for railroad employees like Bailey Yard; Curvo, Utah; and the 1000-mile tree.

Approximate running time: 60 minutes

by Trains

DVD Regular Price £22

NEW RELEASE OFFER £21 UNTIL 29th March 2019

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EMDs in Minnesota’s Iron Ore Country

EMDs in Minnesotas Iron Ore Country

22.00

In this show, we will cover CN’s former DM&IR ore lines in northeastern Minnesota, along with a sampling of Northshore Mining and BNSF operations in the area. What draws fans to Minnesota’s north woods and the shores of Lake Superior isn’t just the beautiful country or the interesting iron ore operations, it’s the motive power used to pull trains through this unique region. EMD is king here, and we document these fine machines as they thunder across CN’s Missabe, Minntac, Iron Range, and Two Harbors Subdivisions. We also follow Northshore Mining’s mainline between Silver Bay and Babbitt, Minnesota, exploring some remote areas of Minnesota’s Arrowhead. You’ll see NSM’s older SD40-3s, as well as leased SD90MACs hauling raw taconite ore and tailings trains across the railroad. BNSF’s Kelly Lake and Grand Rapids locals are also briefly covered, powered by pairs of SD40-2s.

With GE power slowly being equipped with straight air for ore service on the former Missabe, we made it our goal to bring you the best of EMD-powered trains in the Northland before it was too late. Many SD40 and SD40-2 variants are seen in operation, along with a brief look at Missabe SD38 and SD38-2 locomotives. Rebuilt SD45T-2 tunnel motors in CN, B&LE, and DM&IR paint steal the show!

We cover the area in all four seasons, adding to the variety of the program. Sit back and relax as we take you on an exciting tour from Lake Superior to the Iron Range, in C. Vision’s "EMDs in Minnesota’s Iron Ore Country".

Running Time 150 Minutes

©2018 By C. Vision Productions Ref D532

DVD Regular Price £23

NEW RELEASE OFFER £22 UNTIL 29th March 2019

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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - ONTARIO

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - ONTARIO

16.50

The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.

PUBLICATION DATE 2008

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GREAT Model Railroads 2018

GREAT Model Railroads 2018

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The 100-page special issue includes a variety of scales (HO, N, and O), locations, and eras - from an O scale depiction of the Colorado Midland Railway in 1897, to a captivating mountain-railroading layout in present-day Europe.

Each story features a completed layout, detailed track plan, how?to tips, and stunning photographs. Whether you're just beginning your layout, or almost finished, you're sure to find inspiration on every page! Ref. GMR18 £ 10.00 + £1 UK p&p

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Rio Grande Narrow Gauge in the 1950's

Rio Grande Narrow Gauge in the 1950's

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Mountains and narrow gauge railroads are two things that worked well together years ago. One of the more notable of those narrow gauge railroads belonged to the Rio Grande. In this video, C. Vision presents the Rio Grande Narrow Gauge in the 1950's from the films of George Niles.

On his journeys to Colorado, George captured a variety of standard gauge action, including the Santa Fe, Colorado & Southern and standard gauge Rio Grande scenes.

In Durango, our narrow gauge journey begins. Here we see the spectacular trains and scenery of the line from Durango to Silverton from both trackside and on board.

Next, we view a pair of "Cumbres Turns" with K-36 #483 and K-37 #490 in charge. These trains ran to and from Chama, New Mexico and Cumbres, Colorado.

Then it's off to Salida, Colorado for our last segment. This is where we begin to see some great scenes of the Monarch Turn from Salida to the CF&I Limestone Quarry. Locations on this line include Maysville and the Garfield Switch Back.

This video includes a big portion of the Rio Grande narrow gauge fleet. 2-8-2's in the K-27, K-28, K-36 and K-37 class are shown along with US Army diesel 4700N, that was tested by the Rio Grand in 1954.

Combine awesome Rocky Mountain scenery with classic narrow gauge railroading...and you have an incredible combination of railroading so unique...you have to see it to believe it! Don't miss The Rio Grande Narrow Gauge in the 1950's.

©2015 C. Vision Productions

Running time 82 minutes, Color, silent films with narration and music, music on/off feature

Regular Price £21

SPECIAL OFFER £16

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QUEBEC & LABRADOR + NEWFOUNDLAND

QUEBEC & LABRADOR + NEWFOUNDLAND

16.50

This the third of four volumes of SPV's COMPREHENSIVE RAILROAD ATLAS OF NORTH AMERICA covering Canada and includes the provinces of Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador.

The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes. Lines shown as electrified or narrow gauge are shown only as such when they are currently so equipped or were at abandonment. Lines built as narrow or broad gauge and subsequently regauged are shown as standard gauge. It should be noted that some lines shown as "in service" may see very infrequent use whilst some "abandoned" lines may, if the tracks remain in place, be reactivated for a special movement.

Every effort has been made to show all current operating locations as defined in railroad operating timetables.

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Along PUGET SOUND

Along PUGET SOUND

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BNSF's Scenic and Bellingham Subdivisions

Journey to northwestern Washington State where the BNSF main line reveals the beauty of Puget Sound. Running between Seattle and the Canadian border at Blaine, trains traverse the western portion of the Scenic Subdivision and the entire Bellingham Sub.

Visit the Seattle waterfront and busy yard at Interbay. Follow the shoreline of Puget Sound while viewing several hot spots including Carkeek Park, Richmond Beach, Edmonds, Mukilteo, and Everett.

The scenic shoreline transitions to lush farmland, wild rivers, and secluded coves while passing the charming communities of Stanwood, Mt. Vernon, Burlington, and Bellingham.

Unit coal, crude oil trains, and hot shot intermodals draw the latest high tech diesels, while several locals still sport vintage four axle EMD's. Besides freight, Amtrak's Empire Builder, Cascades Talgo sets, and Sounders are everywhere shuffling passengers between busy stations along the line.

This is modern day railroading in the heart of the Pacific Northwest!

Shot in the summer and fall of 2018.

Run Time: 2 Hours 31 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions

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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East

15.95

83 maps

Covers Ohio, Indiana and Lower Michigan.

New Revised edition incl. interurban lines available Jan 05

PUBLICATION DATE 2005

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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Dakotas & Minnesota

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Dakotas & Minnesota

15.95

PUBLICATION DATE 2005

Pages are in wrong order due to error when collating although ALL maps are included

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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Western Canada

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Western Canada

16.50

Western Canada, includes Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.

PUBLICATION DATE 2006

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The Blue Mountains...Union Pacific's La Grande and Huntington Subdivisions

The Blue Mountains...Union Pacific's La Grande and Huntington Subdivisions

Ref: D427

Price: 21.00

7idea Productions traveled to Oregon's Blue Mountains in January and April, 2010 to capture today's Union Pacific operations over this spectacular route.

For more than a century, the Blue Mountains of Oregon have echoed with the sounds of hard-working trains laboring up and down steep grades and squealing through numerous curves. Even with today's powerful, high-tech locomotives, railroaders still face a daunting challenge of running long and heavy trains through a range of mountains with three different summits. This DVD takes you on a 204 mile journey through "The Blues" starting at the Hinkle hump yard and heading toward the Idaho border just east of Huntington. Heavy trains and heavy grades means BIG POWER! Thrill to the sound of 16,000 ton soda ash trains tackling 2% grades with mid and rear DPUs! Watch long stack trains race by at nearly 70 miles per hour! Enjoy winter scenes around Meacham and Kamela where trains seem to appear right out of the ground as they crest the summit and immediately plunge down the other side. The magnificent scenery of northeast Oregon's Blue Mountains coupled with a good mix of long, high-tonnage trains makes this an amazing program to see and hear!

by 7idea Productions 117 mins * colour * narration on/off * Widescreen
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