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2113 CD CR Goin' To Kansas City Pentrex '00 95 BNSF's
busy route between Arkansas City and Kansas City, across the SE corner of Kansas, crosses a variety of terrain and sees a
variety of traffic. Great coverage from both line side and in the cab, contemporary railroading at its best.
MS 734 Mountain Thunder Blue Ridge Prod. '96 52 Coverage of the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, the old WM right-of-way
between Cumberland and Frostburg, with its star, 1910 Baldwin #734. Tunnels, horseshoe curves, and steep grades bring out
the best in this feisty engine.
2115 TR California Electric Trilogy Pentrex '98 38 Computer enhanced films from the
'50s and '60s, of Key System, Sacramento Northern, and Pacific Electric. Fans of electric railways will see many of their
favorite cars and freight locomotives in this well-edited color program.
2116 ED VS Union Pacific Trilogy Pentrex
'01 65 Three rare Union Pacific films: Rivers Of Steel (10 min., 1984) shows UP's river routes; Eighty Four Forty Four (11
min, 1981) a glimpse of #8444 in action; Meet Uncle Pete (44 min., 1960s) a long promo with 1st and 2nd generation diesels.
2117 CD RO Roadrailers, The Green Frog '98 30 Introduced by the C&O in 1955, the idea of truck trailers on flat
cars has been developing ever since. This video focuses on the history of TOFC and shows Roadrailers all across the eastern
2118 ED RO Workin' On The Union Pacific Pentrex '01 95 Six rare UP promos and training films: "The Trainmaster:
Man On The Move", "Wired For Safety", "Careful, Carman", "Rails On The Move", "Track Team", and "Freight Car Pit Stop". All
from the 1970s.
2119 FR From The Pyramids To Down Under Readers Digest '00 56 Near Cairo we visit the Great Pyramid,
then follow the Nile south to Luxor, Karnak, and Aswan. In India, the "Palace on Wheels" takes us to the Taj Mahal and Varanesi.
We also visit Shanghai, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.
2120 FR Egypt World's Greatest Train Ride Videos '95 60
From Cairo, we tour the Sphinx and the Pyramids. Then travel aboard the Cairo-to-Alexandria, Egypt's fastest train, up the
Nile to Karnak and other famous antiquities along the mighty Nile.
2121 FR Turkey World's Greatest Train Ride Videos
'96 52 Travel aboard Turkish Railways and see all of Turkey's amazing sights: The Bosphorus, Kemel Ataturk's personal train,
early Christian paintings at Cappadocia, Constantinople (Istanbul) and more.
2122 MR Railroading in a Land of Giants
- 20th Century Steam Paragon Productions 60 A full hour of live steam, the "giants" being the operators of beautifully finished,
fire-breathing model steam locomotives. This is an enjoyable program for all railfans, but the live-steam enthusiast will
really love it.
2123 ED NORCAL's New England Explorer Tape #2 Pearson Prod. 55 Train ride from North Conway to Crawford
Notch, trip up the Mount Washington Cog Railway, then a ride behind the #1149 on "The Spirit of Unity" at Unity, ME.
CP TR NORCAL'S New England Explorer, Tape #3 Pearson Prod. '00 56 Belfast & Moosehead Lake RDC; Maine Narrow Gauge; Kennebunk
Trolley Museum. New Junction, Reno, NV. California Zephyr in the Sierra Nevadas. Christmas Trolley trip. Clear digital video
, with Jack's inimitable narration.
2125 FR Peru and Bolivia World's Greatest Train Ride Videos '96 44 Starting from
Lima, Peru, we travel into the Andes and ride to the highest point of any railway in the world: 15,806 feet! The trip takes
us past many of Bolivia and Peru's scenic wonders: Nazca rock drawings, Lake Titicaca, and more.
2126 FR Mexico World's
Great Train Ride Videos 54 A travel video with incidental railroad interest, this show takes us aboard the Mexican Railroad
for visits to Chichen-Itza, Guadelupe, Chichuahua, and other timeless and exotic Mexican destinations.
2127 CD Union
Pacific Super Railroad, Vol. 2 Green Frog '96 90 This volume looks at the coal fields north of Cheyenne, some of the mines
in the Powder River Basin, Sherman Hill, Walcott Canyon, Green River, Granger, and Echo Canyon. Great mountain scenery.
CP Time Travel Through Glenwood Canyon Colorado Lejonhud 54 Several different trips up and down Glenwood Canyon by car and
train, pacing or riding the California Zephyr. This is handheld amateur video made with consumer grade equipment, but the
scenery is great and Phil's low-key comments add interest.
2129 ED Vignettes of the Jersey Central, Vol. 2 Clear Block
'97 56 Scenes filmed in the 1960s show Reading and B&O trains as well as Jersey Ventral at Jersey City, Communipaw, Elizabethport,
Elizabeth, Aldine, Cranford, Plainfield, Middlesex, and Bound Brook. Many early diesels are portrayed.
2130 CR Cab
Ride Over Donner Pass Donner Rails '01 230 Ride an 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.
2131 CD Cincinnati Union Terminal Keith's Trains #68 120 CSX and NS action, mainly switching
around the C.U.T. Yard. We see container cranes loading and unloading cars, switchers making up trains, trains moving in and
out of the yard, etc.
2132 MR Lionel - The Movie III TM Books '97 50 Here's a toy train video that features footage
of the scale Dreyfuss, Hiawatha, Rail Chief, Shay, Turbine, the Commodore Vanderbilt, and more. In addition there are out-takes
and commercials. The whole family will love it.
2133 CD CP Rails New York Metro Green Frog 55 This program chronicles
freight and passenger action around New York City around the time of the Conrail split-up. Includes CSX and Metro-North scenes,
Susquehanna intermodal trains, Amtrak, Southern Tier, and LIRR commuter trains,
2134 ED Northeast Vintage Diesels
Green Frog '99 45 Sharp 16mm film of '50s & '60s scenes, featuring B&O, Erie Lackawanna, Boston & Albany, Central
of Vermont, NYC, N&W, B&LE, Jersey Central and others. Geeps, E and F Units, and Alcos prevail.
2135 CD Union
Pacific Super Railroad, Vol. 6 Green Frog '00 60 Arizona and western New Mexico, from Lordsburg NM to Tucson AZ and south
to the Mexican border, UP heavy action across the Great American Desert. This well-narrated video tour gives a lot of railroad
history and presents great visuals too.
2136 CD Union Pacific Super Railroad, Vol. 7 Green Frog '00 60 From Dunes
CA east to the Colorado River, then back west through Ligurta, Welton, Dateland, Aztec, and Gila Bend, ending up in the Tucson
area, our trip around the desert southwest features constant heavy diesel action.
2137 CP Tracking the Silverliners
Trainfans.com '00 60 This program covers non-stop run-by action of SEPTA MU's at Pennsylvania spots including Johnstown, Wayne,
Bryn Mawr, and 30th St. Station. Some Amtrak trains are included.
2138 VP VS Denver - Salt Lake on the Rio Grande
Zephyr/ Misc. RR Films 1953-1979 Pearson Prod. 117 Jack Pearson's 8mm films spanning a quarter of a century including many
scenes shot from the 'vistadomes' of the Zephyr, vintage action on the DM&IR, NYC, PRR and several head-end rides. Organ
music, home movie image quality.
2139 TR NORCAL's 2001 Francis Guido Trolley Trip Pearson Prod. '01 33 "Northern California
Railroad Club" once a year sponsors a streetcar trip typically using vintage streetcars. This year we use the reliable 1912
#1, a homebuilt made in San Francisco. Our second car was even older, and caught fire returning to the Barn.
MS Midwest Steam Lasting Impressions 50 On Saturday, Sept. 17, 1988, ex-NKP #587 pulled an excursion on a 160-mile round trip
between Indianapolis and Logansport, IN, over Conrail's ex-PRR Frankfort Secondary aka the "high Line". Also scenes of #1522
in 1989, with great images and sound.
2141 JU Trains Trains Trains Green Frog 30 K.C. The Frog lives with a large
model railroad and wishes he could run a real train. He takes us on a tour of trains old and new, including a train ride through
the mountains. Great fun for the junior rail fan in your house.
2142 CD CSX Vol. 5 Green Frog '96 60 Freight action
between Evansville, IN and Chicago, IL. You'll see CSX moves at the Ohio River Bridge, Evansville Yard, Vincennes, and Terre
Haute, IN. Many different leased diesels are seen, and the action is very fast paced.
2143 FR MS England World's Greatest
Train Ride Videos '95 60 Three complete rail tours covering some of the most interesting tourist railways in England, with
ample time out to look at points of interest along the way. If you've seen any of this series, you'll want this one too -
plenty meat for serious fans here.
2144 CD Santa Fe Barstow, Nerve Center in the Desert Gandy Dancer 18 A Santa Fe
promo film about the building and operation of Barstow Yard. Plenty of 2nd generation diesels, and filled with information
about freight classification.
2145 CD Norfolk Southern East of Bluefield Big "E" 111 Intense NS action between Narrows,
VA and Kellysville, WV in the spring of 1995. Complete trains, identified by symbol and destination, with expert narration
throughout. Very good image quality and sound.
2146 W Steel Fleet Machines of Iron 60 Two warships are closely examined
here, the USS Wisconsin and the Iowa Class Battleships, and DDG-51 Arleigh Burke, a modern destroyer with a sophisticated
array of combat capabilities. Awesome!
2147 W Warships Today Machines of Iron 60 Take an exclusive look at the most
powerful warship ever designed: the nuclear submarine, crammed with high tech wizardry, then board the USS lake Champlain
and learn how the Aegis weapons system protects the naval fleet.
2148 W Navy Firepower Machines of Iron 60 Feel the
pressure and intensity of today's most vital warship, the aircraft carrier. We'll experience the drama of fighter launching
and recovery and tour the bowels of the ship. Then check out amazing amphibious assault vehicles doing their stuff.
W Red Superpower Machines of Iron 60 A 1-hr. look at the modern Russian Navy, especially its submarines, and Russian aviation,
including the deadly MiG-29 and mysterious Su-25 Flanker. Very instructive program full of memorable images.
W Silicon Warriors Machines of Iron 60 Computerized weapons systems have become the heart of modern warfare. This program
examines aviation systems, radar, night vision, electronic sight technology and much more. A fascinating show.
CD CP SP/SF In California, 1987 Pearson Prod. 109 Inveterate rail photographer Jack Pearson films the action at Los Nietos,
Davis, Stockton, and other California locations in spring 1987. Jack's homespun narration and his hand held camera work add
charm to this lengthy program.
2152 MS 1218 "Southern Style" Lasting Impressions 50 Excellent video footage of NS
articulated loco #1218 in excursion service across the South in 1987. Narrated, locations captioned, but this famous engine
speaks for itself with its distinctive 'hooter' and stack talk throughout the program.
2154 W Armoured
Might Machines of War 60 A full hour of combat footage and interviews with the men who
operated the fighting vehicles featured, this program gives a taste of what it was really like, from WW I to Desert Storm,
to be part of a mechanical division.
2155 W Tank
Force Machines of War 60 Journey through the history of the tank, from WW I to Desert
Storm. With historical footage and interviews, this program will give you insight
into the amazing technical advances that have been made in armoured vehicles.
2156 W U.S.
Elite Forces Machines of War 60 Lightning-fast and precise airborne assaults with the
82nd Airborne Division, the C-141 Starlifter, elite Ranger commando training, and more make this an exciting hour.
2157 W Armour
Attack Machines of War 60 Fans of modern tank warfare will like this one, which explores
the M1A1 Abrams and the Challenger 2, plus anti-tank missiles, computer guidance systems and more recent advances in military
2158 W Armoured
Vehicle Machines of War/Video Ordnance '91 60 Take a look at the impressive variety
of armoured vehicles, from the legendary half-track used in WW II to the most sophisticated light armoured vehicles of Desert
Storm. Mobility, firepower, high tech combat.
2159 A B-24
Story, The American Sound and Video 75 Three shorts covering the crash program that
manufactured the Liberator, the many ways the B-24 was employed in 1943 as Roosevelt and Churchill planned the war, and the
around the clock attacks on the Ploesti oilfields. A great documentary.
2160 AV W B-24 Liberator Publishers Choice Video 45 Part of the History of
Air Combat Series, this program details the service of the rugged 4-engine bomber in WW II, with combat footage of the Ploesti
Raids and other missions. The violence of those battles is recalled in interviews
2161 H Lest
We Forget Aviation A. V. Library 80 Inspirational film perpetuates the memory of
those who fought in World War II. Additional shorts show ruins of Corregidor,
"Sentimental Journey" with James Stewart, etc.
2162 MR MS Tracks Ahead, Vol. VII PBS/Pentrex '00 180 Six episodes on two cassettes
of the popular PBS series, with many interesting segmants including 6 or 7 on model railroading. You'll also visit the Yosemite Sugar Pine Railroad, Union Tank Car Co., Steamtown, White Pass & Yukon,
and other attractions.
2163 MR Tracks Ahead, Vol. VIII PBS/Pentrex 210 Seven action-packed episodes
on two cassettes from the 4th season of America's favorite PBS series on railroading.
28 different segments for a full 3-1/2 hours of entertainment.
2164 AV Test Pilot Series: High Speed, Low Level PHI Films/BBC 30 An exciting
film featuring flight instruction on the "Lightning" and several other low-level combat aircraft. Without computerized controls, at speeds up to Mach 1.8, split-second timing is necessary and the
landings are particularly hairy.
2165 FR Grand Tour, The Scenic Railway Journeys of the World 56 A European
rail travelogue including the Switzerland Glacier Express, Valencia and Barcelona, Germany's Rhine, Italy's Tuscan landscape,
and the Orient Express to Venice. Castles and scenery, some railroad interest
2166 H World
At War, Vol. 10: Wolfpack Thames Video 53 The German attempts to starve Britain by attacking ships
bringing supplies from North America are very nearly successful. Allied merchant
ships, despite convoy techniques, are very vulnerable. WW II combat films and
participants' accounts add interest.
2167 H Red
Star The World At War, V. 2 52 This is the story of Russia's massive, lonely war with
20 million casualties. Against heavy odds, Russian military and civilian personnel,
grimly opposed the Nazis, enduring cold and starvation.
2168 H Great
Lakes Freighters - Sailing Fitout Through November Gales www.greatlakesfreighters.com 60 Striking,
on-board films show you what it's like to navigate merchant freighters on the Great Lakes in winter. Professionally narrated and packed with exciting images, this is a different sort of video (wish we had
more like it!) and is highly recommended.
2169 CR CD Keith's Trains #44/45 Lehman '95 240 IHRC cab ride on GP7 #344,
Connerville to New Castle, IN, July 28, 1995. A record of a morning's work switching
and running. Descriptive notes accompany.
Two cassettes, rents as one unit.
2170 ED CR ALCO C420 Cab Rides - Bluffton/Craigville IN Lehman 240 Come along for
a typical day's work of railroading on the Indiana Hi-Rail local. Switching,
running, and all the other normal activities are portrayed. Two days' worth on
two cassettes; notes accompany. Rents as one unit.
2171 CR CD Indiana Hi-Rail Cab Ride, Conclusion Lehman 240 ALCO C420 continues to
Delphos, OH, then heads back west through Ohio City, Willshire, Pleasant Mills, Decatur, IN and ends trip at MP 110.5 just
west of Decatur. Notes accompany. Two
cassettes, renting as one unit.
2172 TR Pacific Electric - Early Fifties Pearson Prod./Jim Holmes 26 Color
film of Pacific Electric operations, mainly freight -- very interesting street running scenes of California fifty years ago.
(8 minutes) San Francisco MUNI - Color film of a ride on a steeple car ('70s?)
and a tour of the backshops (b&w).
2173 FR Destinations Pentrex 50 Journey to New Zealand and take a lingering
look at what railroading means to New Zealanders. We follow dispatchers, operators,
and various other railroad employees as they go about their daily duties.
2174 MS TR Scenic Train Rides of NC, TN, GA, VT, Ont. Lejonhud, P. (A) 180 Lookout
Mountain, Great Smoky Mountain Railway, Tweetsie Railroad, Smoky Mount RR Dillsboro, Stone Mountain Atlanta, plus various
RR attractions in Ontario & Vermont, 1994-96. Two cassettes renting as one
unit. Amateur video, very interesting.
2175 VS Union Pacific Big Boy Collection Pentrex '01 95 Thanks to Pentrex's
untiring efforts, footage of all 25 of UP's Big Boys has been assembled here, providing a comprehensive record of these behemoths
in action. Some scenes haven't been released on video before: Sherman Hill, Wasatch
2176 MS Scenic Train Rides of California, Vol. 1 Lejonhud, P (A) 186 Sierra
Railway Jamestown, Yosemite Mt. & Sugarpine Railway, Roaring Camp & Big Trees RR, California & Western Scenic
RR. Golden Spike Nat'l. Monument, Heber Valley RR. Two cassettes renting as one unit.
Previews, Vol. 6 Pentrex '98 90 Short previews of over thirty of Pentrex's releases up
Previews, Vol. 7 Pentrex '99 60 Exciting scenes from 18 of Pentrex's great videos, covering
a wide range of railroad subjects. You get an ample sample of each program, guiding
your choice of which titles to buy or rent.
Previews Vol. 8 Pentrex '01 65 Highlights from 17 of the newest Pentrex shows in 2001. Street Running, Best of 2000, Steam to Spokane, B&O Odyssey Vol. 1, Rails to the
Twin Ports, California Challenger, Steam Across the Pacific Northwest, etc.
2180 FR MS Great 1991 South African Steam Festival Machines of Iron '97 54 Steam's last
hurrah in South Africa was marked by a 5-day extravaganza on the mainline from Kimberly to De Aar, featuring the last of these
magnificent steam locomotives. This is a great tape you'll watch over and over.
2181 FR MS South African Garratts Machines of Iron '98 60 A trip to South Africa
in 1995, when these huge articulated locomotives were still in revenue and excursion service.
They are well photographed on several different railways. Soon after this
video was made, the Garratts were retired.
2182 CD Guilford Video Quarterly, Spring 1996 Rail Graphics
'96 84 Diesels in action at Ayer, Shirley, Wachusett, Gardner, Lowell, Millers Falls, Hatfield, Greenfield, Hoosac
Tunnel, W. Chelmsford, Eagle Bridge NY, Stillwater NY, Mechanicsville NY, Pittstown NY, Nashua NH.
2183 CD Guilford Video Quarterly, Summer 1996 Rail Graphics '96 75 1996 doings on
the Guilford Rail System. Locations covered in this edition include East Deerfield,
Charlemont, Rigly, Ayer, Shirley, Lawrence, Nashua, Dover, North Berwick, Graniteville, Tyngsboro, Gardner, Lunenberg, Wachusett,
2184 CD Shortlines of Georgia I PK's Provideo Services 62 Cordell, Plains,
Toccoa, Rose Crossing -- Georgia Southwestern action. Amateur video, notes accompany.
2185 CD Shortlines of New Hampshire I PK's Provideo Services 62 Twelve
trains are seen or followed in this hour-long look at NES, C&C, CNNA, St. Lawrence & Atlantic fan trip, etc. Amateur video, notes accompany.
2186 CD Shortlines of Vermont I PK's Provideo Services Green Mountain, Central
Vermont Railway, St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railway are seen in this amateur tape filmed in 1994 at various Vermont locations. Notes accompany.
2187 VS ED Southern Pacific's Joaquin Route Circa 1950 Catenary, '01 55 An in-depth
study of one of SP's major north-south arteries in the post-WW II decade. Steam
and diesel, freight and passenger, 16 mm color film of SP trains at Lathrop, Bakersfield, Tehachapi Loop, 1952 earthquake
damage, and more.
2188 CD Atlanta: Diesels Down South Cassidy, Daniel G., '94 CSX and NS
activity around Atlanta -- Howels Junction and East Point, videotaped in summer 1992.
Sharp image quality and good color. Added feature: four Georgia shortlines.
2189 MR A Lionel Christmas TM Books '95 55 A great mix of stories, toy train
action, and beautiful Christmas music that will help you relive those magical Christmas mornings when there were Lionel trains
under the tree. Very enjoyable!
2190 HO Emperor of the North Twentieth Century Fox '73 120 Well-staged
action melodrama set in 1933, starring Ernest Borgnine and Lee Marvin. Hobos
battle a conductor determined to keep them off his train. Fast-paced and full
of railroad action.
2191 CD F Tower, Fostoria OH/Berea Tower Lehman 240 CSX and NS action at two
busy Ohio interlockings. The date is March 1996, and the traffic is heavy. Keith's Trains nos. 49 & 50, two cassettes renting as one unit. Data sheet accompanies.
2192 CD District 4 -- Current Trains on the Old Boston & Maine Pike, Jacob 120 East
Deerfield Yard, West Greenfield, Hoosac Tunnel and other locations are featured. Sharp
image quality, good sound, minimum narration, whole trains are shown in most sequences.
2193 CD Trains Around Muncie, IN Lehman 240 Filmed March-June 1996 at various
locations around Muncie, IN. Norfolk Southern and Conrail trains with a wide
variety of motive power. Notes accompany.
Keith's Trains nos. 51/52, two cassettes renting as one unit.
2194 CD MS Durand Railroad Days/Prairie Steam Special Lehman 240 May 1996,
Durand, MI Railroad Days with Pere Marquette #1225 and assorted diesels, Tuscola & Saginaw Bay locos, etc.; Kentucky Central
#11 trip, Paris KY to Maysville KY, 10-9-93. Two cassettes renting as one unit.
2195 CD ED American Railroad Collection, Vol. 1 Pentrex '02 95 Four training and promotional
films from the 70's: MO-PAC Delivers (Missouri-Pacific, 1975), Portrait of a Railroad (BN, 1973), Switches, Hand Brakes, and
You (C&NW, 1974), and TLC (Tender Loving Care) (CN Rail, 1978). Color, narrated.
2196 CD Pittsburgh Mainlines Pentrex '01 136 Subtitled "Heavy Action Around
the Iron City" this tape really delivers the goods: CSX, Conrail, Amtrak and the industrial hauling Union Railroad, even freight
barges on the local rivers all contribute to a long and satisfying show.
2197 MS 1522 Galloping through Texas Pentrex '01 70 A great photographic
record of the BNSF's Employee Appreciation Special, eight days of thrilling steam action as this mighty Mountain type locomotive
conquered the hills of Texas at track speed, generating plenty of stack talk.
2198 VS VP TR The 60's - Passenger, Steam, Electrics Green Frog '01 60 Roger M. Koenig's
photography of railroading around Chicago in the 1960's: Rock Island, Wabash, Illinois Central, Santa Fe, Grand Trunk, B&O,
Chicago & Northwestern, Pennsy, and C&O. There are also scenes of GTW
#6218 in winter excursion service. (Currently missing)
2199 MS Test Run of the #2472 Pearson Prod. 57 Ex-SP #2472 is a P-8 Class
Pacific that had not been run for 5 years because of a burned out main driver bearing.
After overhaul, this venerable engine was tested between San Francisco and San Jose, reaching a speed of 79 mph with
2200 MS Revenue Run of #2472 Pearson Prod. 53 #2472 goes out on the Caltrain
main with a train of happy passengers and proves that she can still do what she was designed to do. Good pictures and great stack talk here.
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