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Over Cumbres Pass

Over Cumbres Pass

23.00

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 1880’s, 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&RGW’s 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 minutes

Narration On/Off

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Over Cumbres Pass

Over Cumbres Pass

22.00

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 1880’s, 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&RGW’s 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 minutes

Narration On/Off

DVD Regular Price £23

NEW RELEASE OFFER £22 UNTIL 14th JUNE 2019

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Trackside around Newfoundland

Trackside around Newfoundland

59.00

By Bill Linley

Life-long Canadian railway photographer Bill Linley traveled to Newfoundland several times during the last decades of the narrow gauge railway. Bill’s captures the history and variety of the main line, branches, locomotives, and rolling stock. A comprehensive diesel roster and pictures of the railway’s ferries and coastal boats round out coverage.

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EMDs in Minnesota’s Iron Ore Country

EMDs in Minnesotas Iron Ore Country

23.00

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

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BOTH VOLUMES 1 & 2 OF GE STANDARD CABS and COWLS

BOTH VOLUMES 1 & 2 OF GE STANDARD CABS and COWLS

40.00

BUY BOTH VOLUMES 1 & 2 OF GE STANDARD CABS and COWLS FOR JUST £40

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Trains Go to War

Trains Go to War

12.00

Trains Go to War, a new special issue from Classic Trains, takes you behind the scenes of the rail industry as it served major war efforts from the 1860s through the 1960s. This edition includes rare color photos as well as coverage of European and Asian war zones.

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Along PUGET SOUND

Along PUGET SOUND

23.00

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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GE Standard Cabs and Cowls Volume 1

GE Standard Cabs and Cowls Volume 1

21.00

This program from C. Vision Productions features trains led with the endangered GE standard cab and cowl locomotives built between 1987 and 1995. We captured many of these aging units that were leading trains in the years 2012 to 2017. Volume one takes a look at the C40-8’s from the CSX, C40-8’s and 9’s from Norfolk Southern and C40-8M’s of the fallen BC Rail.

Several trains are captured throughout the Midwest on both home rails and across the BNSF and Canadian Pacific systems mostly due to the increased crude oil traffic in North Dakota. Just prior to the production of this show, CSX eliminated the C40-8 from its roster and NS was in the process of rebuilding some of theirs while purging the rest. It is a refreshing sight to see BC Rail’s red white and blue cowls traveling across the CN in North America!

With today’s trains being operated mostly with the hi-tech wide cabs of EMD and GE, this show brings to life the memories standard cab fans will cherish! Watch these classic GE locomotives lead trains in "GE Standard Cabs and Cowls", only from C. Vision Productions!

Running time 2 hours, narration on/off feature, HiFi Stereo Sound

©2017 By C. Vision Productions Ref D535

DVD Regular Price £22

NEW RELEASE OFFER £21 UNTIL 14th JUNE 2019

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RAILS AROUND SAINT LOUIS

RAILS AROUND SAINT LOUIS

21.00

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

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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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Stevens Pass...BNSF Railway's Scenic Subdivision

Stevens Pass...BNSF Railway's Scenic Subdivision

21.00

Stevens Pass stands at an elevation of 4,061 feet above sea-level in the heart of the Pacific Northwest's Cascade Mountains. Large granite outcroppings tower above the densely forested landscape creating a cool, wet rainforest on the west and semi-arid country on the east. Weaving through this seemingly impassible barrier is a transcontinental railroad connecting the heartland of America with the Pacific Northwest and the Orient.

BNSF Railway utilizes a historic route carved by John F. Stevens over 100 years ago. A continuous parade of long and heavy trains roll back and fourth over the beautiful terrain on what is fittingly named the Scenic Subdivision. 7idea Productions traveled to the State of Washington in May of 2010 to document current operations over this former route of the Great Northern between Everett and Wenatchee. Witness long stack trains crossing beautiful mountain streams, heavy grain trains thundering up 2.2% grades with mid and rear-end DPU's plus Amtrak's Empire Builder on its daily run between Chicago and Seattle. The highlight of the line is the famous 7.8 mile Cascade Tunnel. the longest tunnel in the United States. See how smoke and fumes are flushed out of the tunnel in between trains. Plus recount the 1910 Wellington avalanche which swept two trains off the mountain.

No one ever said mountain railroading was easy and you'll see why in STEVENS PASS...BNSF Railway's Scenic Sub!

by 7idea Productions 108 mins * colour * narration on/off * Widescreen

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A Rocky Mountain Winter

A Rocky Mountain Winter

21.00

Canadian Pacific action through the stunning scenery of the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains, some of North America's most spectacular scenery. Superb winter weather highlights the action between Exshaw and Revelstoke, including both Morant's Curve and Ottertail Curve, the scene of many Canadian Pacific publicity photographs.

This route can be followed in the Western Canada edition of SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas.

by Highball Productions WIDESCREEN ONLY 115 mins * colour * narration ON/OFF

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