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Cab Rides

CATALOG NUMBER is given first, followed by SUBJECT CODE, TITLE, PRODUCER, RUN TIME(if known), and DESCRIPTION. Some entries are incomplete; eventually I'll write all the descriptions.

1012 CR Amtrak 578, Los Angeles SH Video 60

1026 CR CP Amtrak 771, Los Angeles to Santa Barbara SH Video 150

1610 CR Amtrak's Northeast Corridor Cab Ride, Wash DC to Philadelphia Pentrex '92 85

843 CR TR Amtrak's Northeast Corridor Cab Ride, Wash. DC to Philadelphia Pentrex 85 This video is similar to Railroad Video's cab ride over the same line ('Metroliner', Cat. No. 97) but was filmed more recently. There is some helpful narration, with stations and passing trains captioned. 125 mph most of the way.

852 CR CP Amtrak's Turbo Train - Cab Ride Pentrex 30

1041 CR Around The West Railcar Tour Ron Zammit (A) ?

795 CR Atlantic City Line, Part 1 Railroad Video Productions '90 60

1228 CR Beaumont Hill - Cab Ride Video Rails 60

752 CR Bergen County Line, The Railroad Video Productions '90 60

1119 CR Boonton Line, The Railroad Video Prod. 90

31 CR Broadway Limited Railroad Video Prod. 95 Ride the Pennsy mainline in the cab of an Amtrak AEM-7 from Philadelphia to NYC. Speeds top 100 mph as we listen to radio chatter and pass other trains and points of interest along the way.

702 CR Burlington Northern Aurora Line Railroad Video Prod. 94

1991 CR Cab Ride Along The Santa Fe Trail, Part 1, La Junta To Trinidad Railway Productions 70 "Southwest Chief" cab ride over the former Santa Fe Railway from La Junta, CO to Albuquerque, NM. Tape one: La Junta to Trinidad, 90 mph running, semaphores, and crew explanation of the new computer system.

1992 CR Cab Ride Along The Santa Fe Trail, Part 2, Trinidad To Raton Railway Productions 60 Trinidad to Raton - Travel over famed Raton Pass.

1993 CR Cab Ride Along The Santa Fe Trail, Part 3, Raton To Wagon Mound Railway Productions 60 New Mexico high desert scenery.

1994 CR Cab Ride Along The Santa Fe Trail, Part 4, Wagon Mound To Starvation Peak Railway Productions 80 More semaphores, Shoemaker Canyon, Las Vegas, NM.

1995 CR Cab Ride Along The Santa Fe Trail, Part 5, Starvation Peak to Lamy Mountain Railway Productions 85 Scenery includes Glorieta Pass, Apache Canyon.

1996 CR Cab Ride Along The Santa Fe Trail, Part 6, Lamy Mountain To Albuquerque Railway Productions 70 More semaphores, New Mexico desert, Indian reservations.

2130 CR Cab Ride Over Donner Pass Donner Rails '01 230 Ride and EMD SD-60 hauling an expedited MRVRO freight manifest heading east from Roseville Yard to Roper, UT. Three separate cameras are used to produce this lengthy program. Locations, mileposts, towns & train stops captioned.

930 CR Cab Ride Over Kicking Horse Pass Greg Scholl 77

1262 CR Cab Ride Through the Rockies, V.1 Greg Scholl 87

1263 CR Cab Ride Through the Rockies, V.2 Greg Scholl 110

1264 CR Cab Ride Through the Rockies, V.3 Greg Scholl 80

1108 CR Cabride: Amtrak Surfline Video Rails '94 60

1117 CR Cajon Pass - Cab Ride Video Video Rails 60

35 CR California Zephyr, Rio Grande Rt., Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 90 - Leaving Denver, we climb the Front Range of the Rockies, a long twisting 2% grade with many tunnels. This is one of the USA's most spectacular railways, and we see it all from the cab of an FP40.

36 CR California Zephyr, Rio Grande Rt., Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 90 Descending from the high backbone of the Rockies, we continue our FP40 cab ride across Colorado along the sparkling Colorado River, with an occasional glance backward at our long train of SuperLiners.

37 CR California Zephyr, Rio Grande Rt., Pt. 3 Railroad Video Prod. 115 Continuing westward along the Colorado River in the cab of an FP40, we see a new vista of magnificent scenery with every bend of the rails. Interesting and beautiful ride to Glenwood Springs.

38 CR California Zephyr, Rio Grande Rt., Pt. 4 Railroad Video Prod. 105 The final segment of our FP40 cab ride across Colorado takes us through canyons and broad valleys beside the Colorado River. High speed running finally brings us to Grand Junction. Spectacular!

39 CR California Zephyr, SP Route, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 105 Board the head end of Amtrak No. 5 (FP40 #368). Leaving Sparks NV, we parallel I-80 and the Truckee River into the Sierra Nevadas. A stop at Truckee, then on up past Donner Lake, through tunnels and snowsheds, to MP 183.

40 CR California Zephyr, SP Route, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 105 Travel the SP's high, sinuous grade across the Sierra Nevadas of eastern California, then down through gold mining country. After a station stop at Colfax, we emerge from the mountains and reach the edge of the fruitgrowing region at Newcastle.

41 CR California Zephyr, SP Route, Pt. 3 Railroad Video Prod. 40 Continue from MP 120 into Sacramento with its extensive yards and railroad facilities. Less mountain scenery and a lot more railroad on this segment.

42 CR California Zephyr, SP Route, Pt. 4 Railroad Video Prod. 105 The final segment, from Sacramento to Oakland CA, takes us through the rich agricultural region and then we skirt the shores of western California's beautiful bays before arriving at our destination.

593 CR Capitol Limited, Part 2 Railroad Video Prod., '84 115

429 CR Capitol Limited, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 85 Ride in the cab of an Amtrak FP40 from Chicago to Valparaiso IN.

50 CR Capitol Limited, Pt. 10 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Dickerson MD to Washington DC (Railroad Video) CR 60 min. - Travel the Metropolitan Branch through Gaithersburg and Rockville, parallel the Washington Metro to Union Station.

423 CR Capitol Limited, Pt. 3 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Amtrak FP40 cab ride, Pittsburgh to Suterville.

185 CR Capitol Limited, Pt. 6 Railroad Video Prod. 60 More Amtrak FP40 cab ride through Pennsylvania from Rockwood to Hyndman.

47 CR Capitol Limited, Pt. 7 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Cab ride from Hyndman across the Maryland border to Cumberland, then down the scenic Potomac Valley to the famous Potomac bends near Paw Paw. Our Amtrak engineer describes points of interest and reminisces about the 1985 flood.

48 CR Capitol Limited, Pt. 8 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Ride along the Potomac in the cab of an FP40, along the historic B&O mainline, Cumberland Division. Radio chatter and engineer's comments highlight the trip.

49 CR Capitol Limited, Pt. 9 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Across WV's eastern panhandle through Harpers Ferry to Point of Rocks on the B&O main, then onto the Metropolitan Branch to Dickerson MD.

223 CR Chicago, South Shore & South Bend, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Head-end ride from Randolph Street Station, Chicago to Miller IN aboard MU equipment under catenary. Chicago area fans will appreciate this one.

272 CR Chicago, South Shore & South Bend, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 90 Cab ride in an MU car from Miller IN to Michigan City Shops. Bright sunshine and sharp detail highlight this trip. Some old footage of the same area is added at the end.

733 CR CD Corbin Division Vol. III, 2 Hr. Autumn Cab Ride Trainland 120

609 CR Crescent, The, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Productions 60 This six-part cab ride series takes us from Atlanta GA to Meridian MS in the cab of an
Amtrak FP40. Part 1; Atlanta to Temple. December 1986.

611 CR Crescent, The, Pt. 3 Railroad Video Productions 60 Temple to Iron City

612 CR Crescent, The, Pt. 4 Railroad Video Productions 60 Pell City to Fairfield

613 CR Crescent, The, Pt. 5 Railroad Video Productions 60 Fairfield to Hull

614 CR Crescent, The, Pt. 6 Railroad Video Productions 60 Hull to Meridian

74 CR Empire Builder, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 115 Cab ride from Witefish MT into the Cascade Mountains, Glacier National Park, on the BN Route

75 CR Empire Builder, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 115 Cab ride continues eastward onto the rolling prairies of northern Montana

1759 CR From Sea To Sky - BC Rail Cab Ride Pentrex 105

750 CR Gladstone Line, The Railroad Video Productions '90 90

90 CR Lake Cities, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 110 Final segment of an FP40 cab ride, covering the route from Jackson to Kalamazoo Mi. High-speed running on clean double-tracked main - Aa treat for all you cab ride enthusiasts.

88 CR Lake Cities, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 110 On a bright sunny day, we leave Toledo in the cab of Amtrak FP40, bound for Detroit. We run through Michigan countryside, then approach Detroit passing numerous yards, industries and other trains.

89 CR Lake Cities, Pt. 3 Railroad Video Prod. 110 Blue sky, white ballast, and speed are the keynotes of our FP40 cab ride from Detroit to Jackson Mi. Eating up the miles of double tracked main, we see a good cross section of the Michigan landscape.

92 CR Lakeshore Limited, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 110 Continuation of our trip down the Hudson on the old NYC main. This segment takes us from Croton-Harmon to Grand Central Station, and we finish the trip in the cab of an FL9 diesel.

1203 CR LIRR Pt. Jefferson-Huntington/Jamaica-Long Island City RR Video 66
1202 CR Long Island Railroad RR Video 85

1813 CR Long Island Railroad - Greenport To Jamaica Pt. 1 Railroad Video 75 Cab ride on a GP38-2 from Greenport to Ronkonkoma, NY. July 23, 1994.

1118 CR Long Island Railroad Express Railroad Video Prod. 80
879 CR MBTA Attleboro and Lowell Lines Railroad Video Prod. 80 Cab rides, Attleboro to South Station and Lowell to North Station.

877 CR MBTA Fitchburg Line Railroad Video Prod. 60 MBTA cab ride, North Station to Fitchburg.

876 CR MBTA Franklin Line and Highlights Railroad Video Prod. 60 Ride in the cab of an MBTA commuter train from Franklin to South Station, plus highlights of other Railroad Video MBTA commuter line tapes.

880 CR MBTA Haverhill and Framingham Lines Railroad Video Prod. 83 Commuter train cab rides: North Station - Haverhill and Framingham - South Station.

859 CR MBTA Ipswich & Stoughton Lines Railroad Video Prod. 106
878 CR
MBTA Rockport Line Railroad Video Prod. 60 Cab ride in an MBTA train from Rockport to Boston's South Station.

1215 CR McCloud RR 1994 Motorcar Snow Run R. Zammit(A) 90

97 CR Metroliner, The Railroad Video Prod. 110 Leave Union Station, Washington DC and charge up the Northeast Corridor at dizzying speeds (up to 120 mph) to 30th Street Station, Philadelphia.

1329 CR Morristown & Erie Boonton Line RR Video 90

221 CR New England States, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 85 - Pittsfield to Springfield MA over former Boston and Albany trackage, now Conrail. This is mountainous terrain but our FP40 takes the grades in stride. Much of the trip follows the banks of the scenic Westfield River.

226 CR New England States, Pt. 3 Railroad Video Prod. 80 Springfield to Worcester MA. Continuation of Amtrak FP40 cab ride.

854 CR NJT Atlantic City Line, Part 2 Railroad Video Prod. 60

751 CR NJT Dover Line Railroad Video Productions '90 80

361 CR North Jersey Coast Railroad Video Prod. 60 Head-end ride on a NJT FP40 diesel push-pull train from Bay Head Junction to Matawan NJ over the former NY&LB RR, up the Jersey shore.

1028 CR Northeast Corridor, Vol 1 - Wilmington to DC Carson Home Video 60

119 CR NY, NH, H Shoreline, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 110 Cab ride in an FP40 from New Haven CT to Providence RI. Information is provided regarding speed, track numbers, sidings and stations. Lots to see in the one, and especially enjoyable for those who have ridden this line.

120 CR NY, NH, H Shoreline, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Continuation of our 'Benjamin Franklin' cab ride. This segment runs from Providence RI to Boston in an FP40. Also an interesting visit to Amtrak's New Haven enginehouse, where we take a look at an FL9 in New Haven livery.

599 CR Orange Blossom Special Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 60

598 CR Orange Blossom Special Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 60

600 CR Orange Blossom Special Pt. 3 Railroad Video Prod. 60

543 CR Orange Blossom Special, Pt. 4 Railroad Video Prod. 60

1760 CR Ozark Country Cab Ride Pentrex 90 BNSF in Missouri, The Cuba Sub, intermodal train

122 CR Pennsylvania RR GG-1 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Cab ride in #4877 from South Amboy to Penn Station, via Rahway, Elizabeth and Newark. Plenty of bridges, interlockings, cab chatter and general clatter will delight GG-1 fans, though the visual quality is somewhat muted.

123 CR Pennsylvanian, The Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 105 Fast mainline running in the cab of an Amtrak FP40 from Philadelphia through Paoli and Lancaster to Harrisburg. Lots to see; stations, towers and numerous other trains on this busy 4-track main.

124 CR Pennsylvanian, The Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 105 Leave Harrisburg, cross the Susquehanna on the Rockville Bridge, then wind along the Juniata through the ridges of PA. What a trip! Full color and sound.

125 CR Pennsylvanian, The Pt. 3 Railroad Video Prod. 110 Continuing our traverse of Pennsylvania from Huntington to Johnstown, this segment includes the unique Horseshoe Curve, plus stops at Tyrone and Altoona in the cab of an Amtrak FP40.

128 CR Pennsylvanian, The Pt. 4 Railroad Video Prod. 100 FP40 cab ride through Western Pennsylvania along the Conemaugh River between towering ridges, with stops at Latrobe and Greensburg, then into the industrial region around Pittsburgh where our journey ends.

855 CR Port Jervis Line, Part A Railroad Video Prod. 60

222 CR Port Road, Pt. 1 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Cab ride down the west bank of the Susquehanna, from Enola Yard to Shocks Mill Bridge, with the crew of a Conrail freight. Our SD40-2 diesel follows the former PRR freight lines,

269 CR Port Road, Pt. 2 Railroad Video Prod. 60 This segment takes us down the north bank of the Susquehanna past dams, mountains and villages.

271 CR Port Road, Pt. 4 Railroad Video Prod. 60 Join the Northeast Corridor at Perryville, cross the Susquehanna and proceed southwest to Oak Interlocking. We meet a couple Amtrak trains, and the weather deteriorates.

1623 CR Providence & Worcester RR Co., Providence to Worcester RR Video 95

1441 CR Providence & Worcester, Pt. 1 RR Video 60

1443 CR Providence & Worcester, Pt. 3 RR Video 60

1444 CR Providence & Worcester, Pt. 4 RR Video 60

1442 CR Providence & Worcester, Pt.2 RR Video 60

1222 CR CD Railroad Video Highlights RR Video 110

1987 CR Southern California Cab Ride Tape 1, Needles To Siberia Railway Productions 85 90 MPH running through th Mojave Desert in sunshine.

1988 CR Southern California Cab Ride Tape 2, Siberia To Barstow Railway Productions 85 Climb Ash Hill, pass through Ludlow, and see the UP connection at Doggett. Mostly sunshine.

1989 CR Southern California Cab Ride Tape 3, Barstow To San Bernardino Railway Productions 120 Leaving Barstow Yard, our train traverses some desert country and then through Cajon Pass on the North Track. We meet and pass many freights along the way and experience a wide range of weather conditions.

1990 CR Southern California Cab Ride Tape 4, San Bernardino To L.A. Railway Productions 90 Fast running all the way to Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal. Partly cloudy with brief rain showers.

1997 CR Symphony On Steel Revelation 60 A one hour mini-vacation featuring the scenery of Canada as seen from various trains. No narration, just beautiful scenery and mood-matching music.

680 CR This Is Clinchfield! Cab Ride American Alta Vista 165

1372 CR Through The Rathole Cab Ride Pentrex 58

1223 CR CD Track Time: SP in California M. Murray 120

180 CR Yankee Clipper, The Railroad Video Prod. 110 Leave Penn Station, pass through the East River Tunnels, and on to New Haven with stops at Stamford and Bridgeport CT. All shot from the cab of an AEM-7 on the old NYNH&H.

One man's meat...you either love or hate cab rides. One customer wanted to rent them all, another said that watching them was like watching paint dry. My guess is that there are some frustrated engineers among us, i.e., when you were a kid you wanted to grow up to run those big locomotives, but you ended up as a systems analyst or a plate glass salesman...