RETURN OF THE BIG BOY
In May of 2019, Union Pacific made history. Big Boy 4014, the largest steam locomotive on earth took to the main line under its own power for the first time in nearly 60 years!The restoration was just in time for the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory, Utah, commemorating the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869.Paired with UP 844, the only steam locomotive to never be taken out of active service on a major railroad, the 4014 made its first excursion run between Cheyenne, Wyoming and Ogden, Utah in what was billed as "The Great Race to Ogden."7idea Productions takes you trackside for this historic event from Cheyenne to Ogden and return. Catch the 4014 climbing Sherman Hill, gliding across the Wyoming plains, and tackling the Wasatch grade.In Ogden, Utah, Union Pacifics Spike 150 Celebration had the feeling of a rock concert as thousands of people came out to see the Big Boy for the first time.Well take you to Promontory for a reenactment of the driving of the golden spike that united a nation east to west. With the festivities over, Big Boy number 4014 and the 844 return home to Cheyenne.This is your front row seat to the greatest railroading event in 60 years! This is Return of the Big Boy!1 hour 30 minutes * Narration On/OffBy 7idea Productions THIS DVD WILL BE AVAILABLE THE LATTER PART OF JUNE - RESERVE YOUR COPY TODAY
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Over Cumbres Pass
In the San Juan Mountains of Colorado and New Mexico one can leave the 21st Century behind on a steam powered time machine: the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.Running on rails laid down in the 1880s, the Cumbres & Toltec is a living and breathing historical marvel of railroading the way it used to be. It operates over a remaining 64 mile section of the D&RGWs San Juan Extension between Chama, New Mexico and Antonito, Colorado. This program covers many of the high points of this scenic route in summer and fall. Thrill to the sight and sound of vintage K-36 class steam locomotives climbing the 4% grade to the 10,015 foot summit of Cumbres Pass! Enjoy the impressive collection of beautifully restored passenger cars plus double headed photo freights. Step back to the year 1959 and watch never seen before footage of revenue freights moving over the line, including sections of the railroad that no longer exist!This is your ticket to the longest and highest narrow gauge railroad in North America! 1 hour 42 minutesNarration On/Off
Over Cumbres Pass
BIG BOY BACK IN STEAM - THIS DVD WILL BE AVAILABLE THE LATTER PART OF JUNE - RESERVE YOUR COPY TODAY
Big Boy locomotives in operation, removal and restoration of No. 4014, test runs, and the big event in May 2019 in which this locomotive starsNo Big Boy has run in 60 years. Only 25 were built, 8 were preserved, only this one will be running under its own steam.The Big Boy represents America at its zenith, a powerful tool to win World War II and to move freight and troops across the West.One of the world's largest and most powerful locomotives. Two locomotives under one boiler. 7,000 hp 70 mphFeatures on the Union Pacific, American Locomotive Co. (Alco). 4-8-8-4 wheel arrangementBig Boy - Back in Steam DVD covers the 1941-1959 history, 2014-2019 restoration, and May 2019 inaugural runs of Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 on its original operating territory between Cheyenne, Wyo., and Ogden, Utah, across famous Sherman Hill and Wasatch Grade. One of the worlds largest and most powerful steam locomotives (1.2 million pounds, 7,000 horsepower), No. 4014 will be the first Big Boy to run in 60 years! Trains has covered all aspects of this steam locomotive legend, and well have four teams on the ground to cover its inaugural runs. Youll see and learn about:* Big Boy history* The seven surviving Big Boys* How UP rebuilt No. 4014* Its historic trip to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad and doubleheader with 4-8-4 No. 844 Its all in Big Boy - Back in Steam, only from Trains!Approximate running time: 1 hour 50 minutesBy Trains Ref S184 DVD Regular Price £24NEW RELEASE OFFER UNTIL 16th AUGUST 2019 £23
Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - ONTARIO
The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.PUBLICATION DATE 2008
Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Manitoba & Saskatchewan
This the final volume of SPVs COMPREHENSIVE RAILROAD ATLAS OF NORTH AMERICA covering Canada and includes the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.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.
The rugged beauty of the American West comes alive in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. From snow-covered peaks, to sheer cliffs and deep canyons containing a wealth of minerals and history, this land has been witness to a battle that has lasted for over 130 years...The battle of trains over Soldier Summit.7idea Productions paid several visits to this former Rio Grande line and offers a stunning look at mountain railroading in the Wasatch during the fall and winter seasons. Union Pacific coal and merchandise trains are seen daily with manned helpers used on heavy westbounds. BNSF makes an appearance via trackage rights and Amtrak's California Zephyr slips through the night. The Utah Railway steals the show with their incredible power lash-ups of Morrison Knudsen MK 50-3's and six mid-train swing helpers! Heading west out of Helper, youll witness trains thundering through the Price River Canyon. View trains racing through Colton as they march up the east side of Soldier Summit! See all three levels of the Gilluly Loops as we hike through this remote section of the railroad and visit the famed Thistle Tunnels. From beautiful fall weather to heavy blowing snow, our hi-definition cameras caught it all for you to enjoy in the comfort of your living room. This is mountain railroading you can see and feel!by 7idea Productions WIDESCREEN Edition. Running time 2 hours 11 minutes * Features narration on/off.
BIG BOY BACK IN STEAM
Special Issue! Big Boy - Back in Steam covers the 1941-1959 history, 2014-2019 restoration, and May 2019 inaugural runs of Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 on its original operating territory between Cheyenne, Wyo., and Ogden, Utah, across famous Sherman Hill and Wasatch Grade. Go with us day-by-day as Big Boy travels under its own 7,000-hp on its home turf in Wyoming and Utah for the first time in 60 years! A foldout cutaway drawing of Big Boy, a list of other surviving Big Boys, and a look at how they fit into the world of articulated locomotives rounds out this special edition.
QUEBEC & LABRADOR + NEWFOUNDLAND
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.
RAILS AROUND SAINT LOUIS
Saint Louis hosts a wide variety of railroads, Alton & Southern, Amtrak, BNSF, CSX, KCS, Manufactures Railway, NS, TRRA and UP. See the action on the huge MacArthur Bridge, Merchants Bridge, Gateway Yard, Lecledes Landing, Granite City, Grand Boulevard, the Amtrak Station, Valley Junction, Bremen Interlocking and Kirkwood. Gritty, urban railroading! Dolby 2.0 audio. Narration on/off.by Highball Productions 2 hrs 10 mins * colour * narration on/off * Widescreen