Railroad - Canada and America (USA) Travel Videos, DVD, Touring, Sightseeing, Vacation, Destination
Railroad - Canada and America (USA)
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Item Code : TRAN2625DVD. Topics Entertainment. DVD. 180 Minutes. Winter Steam Spectacular It'a full steam ahead along the tracks in the wintry wonderlands of Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and Maryland. Travel to colorful Colorado to see the Durango &Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and watch as the 2-8-2 #473 charges up Animas Canyon in the dead of winter. Visit Herber Valley Railroad and 2-8-0 #618 as it moves through the winter paradise of Utah's Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy winter action with the Nevada Northern as 4-6-0 # 40 and 2-8-0 #93 pull passenger and freight trains, sometimes using both engines at once! Finally, discover what a pusher locomotive is all about as 734 shoves a freight train through the mountains of Western Maryland. Santa Fe Mainline Memories Before its merger with Burlington Northern, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway was one of the largest and most beloved railroads in the United States. Come along for the ride from Chicago to Los Angeles, and travel through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arizona and more! Explore the colorful locomotives that have captivated many, including the eye-catching "Warbonnet" locomotives painted in red and silver. Finally, enjoy the variety of photo locations showcasing amazing scenery.
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Item Code : TRAN2624DVD. Topics Entertainment. 105 Minutes. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway was one of the USA's most beloved railroads until its merger into the BNSF railway. The incredibly varied scenery that it passed through, as well as its sharp-looking locomotive fleet captivated not only railroad enthusiasts, but the general public as well. Come along for the ride as this presentation shows you the Santa Fe from Chicago to Los Angeles. This footage was shot just prior to the merger, and you will see the modern AT&SF just as you remember it, with solid sets of Warbonnet locomotives painted in red and silver, as well as those in the older yellow and blue paint scheme. You'll also be treated to a variety of photo locations that showcase the varied and outstanding scenery that the railroad passed through. Some of the places that you'll visit include: Joliet Union Station Curtis Hill Abo Canyon Crozier Canyon Kingman Canyon Cajon Pass All this and much, much more as you see the Santa Fe pass through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California! If you like mainline railroading, then this program is amust for your video library!
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Item Code : TRAN2623Topics Entertainment. DVD. 90 Minutes. The Route Of the Southwest Chief takes you on-board on of the last legendary trains. Amtrak's Southwest Chief runs from Chicago to Los Angeles. Enjoy the view as America's wonderful scenery unfolds in front of you. The chief works its way past Chicago's spectacular skyline, farm fields, the Great Plains, southern Rocky Mountains and passes through the Great southwest. You will experience breathtaking views from the sightseeing lounge, enjoy dinner in the dinner, and slumber inn your cozy sleeping car. We bring you the best scenery that America has to offer;including views from on-board, the train passing by, and inside the locomotive cab. Along the way stop and visit several historic and scenic railroad attractions including the Abilene &Smoky Valley Railroad (with a visit to the famous Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum), historic Dodge City the renowned Cumbres &Toltec steam railroad in Colorado, the charming Santa Fe Southern Railway in New Mexico, Arizona's incredible Verde Canyon Railroad, and California's Orange Empire Railway Museum and historic Knott's Berry Farm Railroad. You're even pampered with a visit to the luxurious American Orient Express cruise train! And, of course, no trip on the southwest chief would be complete without paying a visit to the Grand Canyon!
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Item Code : TRAN2622Topics Entertainment. DVD. 90 Minutes. Winter Wonderland, is the trip of a lifetime on board Amtrak's Cardinal which travels from Chicago to Washington D.C. Heavy snowfall and glorious sunshine are a rare combination, making the daylight portions of the journey through Kentucky and West Virginia quite spectacular. The scenery through the New River Gorge - the Grand Canyon of the East - is breathtaking. The view from a train is like no other! In addition to the snowy Amtrak ride, you'll go back in time for a visit to several of the historic mainline steam engines that have operated special trains on this route over the past ten years. Highlights of the steam excursions include interesting segments showing a variety of trains at the overlooks at Hawks Nest, and the old mining towns of Thurmond, deep in the heart of the New River Gorge. You'll see why winter can be the best time to visit West Virginia, and why a train trip is the best way to do it!
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Item Code : QUES2621Questar Video. 2 Volume Set. VHS. NTSC format. 2 Hours. Before modern airlines and interstates, travel and trade relied totally upon endless rails of steel to link the great cities and small towns of the Eastern seaboard. These two videos shows what it took to make early America work. Volume I Enjoy the thrill of a ride aboard a steam powered train, vintage diesel or old-fashioned trolley car. Visit 11 of the most popular tourist railroads and museums, including: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Blue Mountain & Reading, Baltimore Streetcar Museum, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, Lowell National Historical Park and more. Volume II Relive the romance of the rails at these popular museums: Green Mountain Railroad in Vermont, Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Adirondack Scenic Railroad in New York, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park in West Virginia, and seven more. 2 Hours
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Item Code : QUES2620Questar Video. 2 Volume Set. VHS. NTSC format. Volume I Climb aboard eight famous excursion rail roads and journey back to the days of steam engines and whistle-stops. Ride the Yreka Western Railroad, Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Manitou & Pike's Peak Railway and more. See what Mark Twain meant when he said, "There's nothin' in the world quite like a train ride." Volume II View an American panorama of spectacular scenery and terrain when you hitch a ride aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train, Yosemite Mountain-Sugar Pine Railroad, Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow Gauge Railroad and five other excursion railroads. 2 Hours.
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Item Code : QUES2618100 Minutes. "The spectacles are dazzling...glorious on Blu-ray."-Blu-ray.com "Delivers scene after scene of gorgeously photographed natural wonders"-Video Business "Gets it all right...entertaining and informative, visually spectacular."-DVD Talk.com "Flawless...makes you feel like you are there. A great buy."-Home Media Magazine "Looks splendid."-Glenn Erickson, DVD Savant Blu-ray captures like never before the sweeping beauty and extraordinary natural wonders of America's premier national parks. Filmed and mastered in high definition, Scenic National Parks takes you off the beaten path to discover untamed places, unique wildlife, and invigorating activities. Program 1 - Great Train Rides - Combining stunning scenery and the romance of the rails, this is your ticket to high adventure! From the elegance of the American Orient Express to the restored glory of the Grand Canyon Railway, recapture a bygone era of travel aboard six classic railroads, including the Empire Builder to Glacier National Park, the Denali Star to Denali National Park, and the Coast Starlight to Mount Rainier National Park. Program 2 - Lodges and Inns - Experience luxurious getaways and rustic National Park retreats that are almost as celebrated as the wondrous landscapes that surround them. The massive rock fireplace in Yellowstone's Old Faithful Inn, the secluded splendor of Yosemite's Ahwahnee Hotel, and the natural warm springs pool at Death Valley's Furnace Creek Inn are just some of the gems you will find off the beaten path. Program 2 - Dedicated to some of the great lodges and inns that America's national parks have to offer, this program visits luxurious getaways and rustic retreats, including Yellowstone's Old Faithful Inn and Yosemite's Ahwahnee.
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Item Code : DOUG2617VHS/NTSC. Doug Jones International Travel Films. You'll depart New York City's Pennsylvania Station aboard the fabled Broadway Limited heading to Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and points beyond. At Chicago's Union Station, the legendary California Zephyr with its hi-level Superliner sleepers will depart west, rolling across the prairies, through Denver and into the heart of the breathtaking Rocky Mountain range. At Salt Lake City the Desert Wind departs out over Utah toward Las Vegas and the California deserts as you make your way to Los Angeles, and much much more. c2000. 85 minutes.
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Item Code : TRAN2616DVD. Boxed Gift Set. 4-Volumes. 5 Hours and 20 Minutes. Captivating views, colorful locomotives, and historical tracks come together in Great American Train Ride, a 4-DVD collection of rail videos that explore the legendary trains and lines that span America from the Midwest to the snow-capped mountains of Alaska. The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Follow the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad from Antonito, Colorado to Chama, New Mexico. Enjoy visions of golden October trees, snow, steam and smoke as you listen to music composed by Michael Lynch and follow this respected locomotive along one of the most rugged railroad lines in the country. APPROXIMATELY 80 MINUTES Winter Steam Spectacular It's full steam ahead along the tracks in the wintry wonderlands of Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and Maryland. Travel to colorful Colorado to see the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and watch as the 2-8-2 #473 charges up Animas Canyon in the dead of winter. Visit Heber Valley Railroad and 2-8-0 #618 as it moves through the winter paradise of Utah's Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy winter action with the Nevada Northern as 4-6-0 #40 and 2-8-0 #93 pull passenger and freight trains, sometimes using both engines at once! Finally, discover what a pusher locomotive is all about as 7-3-4 shoves a freight train through the mountains of Western Maryland. APPROXIMATELY 100 MINUTES Santa Fe Mainline Memories Before its merger with Burlington Northern, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway was one of the largest and most beloved railroads in the United States. Come along for the ride from Chicago to Los Angeles, and travel through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arizona and more! Explore the colorful locomotives that have captivated many, including the eye-catching "Warbonnet" locomotives painted in red and silver. Finally, enjoy the variety of photo locations showcasing amazing scenery. APPROXIMATELY 100 MINUTES Alaska's White Pass & Yukon Travel to Alaska to visit one of the most incredible railroads in the world, Alaska's White Pass & Yukon Route. Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this railroad travels through some of the most spectacular scenery found anywhere. Start your journey in early May in the beautiful town of Skagway and climb 3,000 feet to the summit of White Pass, moving among mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, and lingering snow. APPROXIMATELY 40 MINUTES
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Item Code : QUES2615Boxed Gift Set. DVD. 6-volume set. Questar Video. 12 hours of Spectacular Scenic Rail Journeys. Catch a glimpse of the past as seen though the windows of a rolling museum of steam and steel. This six-volume series travels the paths of scenic railroads from east coast to west and explores American history in majestic style. Ride the rails in six volumes: CONTINENTAL DIVIDE, DONNER SUMMIT; THE SURFLINE, CALIFORNIA WESTERN; THE BLUE MOUNTAINS, MT. RAINIER; GREAT MISSISSIPPI, SHENANDOAH; DURANGO & SILVERTON, CUMBRES & TOLTEC; and RIO GRANDE, UNION PACIFIC. All aboard! - Twelve unforgettable voyages fill this 6-disc collection, from the Continental Divide on VIA's famous Canadian to Virginia's fabled Shenandoah Valley on the Winchester & Western. Tour sunny southern California on the Surfline, ancient redwood country on the California Western, Oregon's Blue Mountains on the Union Pacific, and the Cascade Mountains on logging railroads. That's just half the treat waiting in Great American Scenic Railroads. DISC 1: CONTINENTAL DIVIDE The Canadian Rockies have never been captured so beautifully as you ride through the vistas of Lake Louise and Banff on VIA's famous Canadian. DONNER SUMMIT The treacherous and beautiful 8,000 foot summit of Donner's peak stands watch over Donner's Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains - one of the most difficult climbs in American Railroading. DISC 2: THE SURFLINE A whistle-stop tour of spectacular stretches of sun-drenched Southern California coast that begins in Los Angeles and winds its way to San Diego. CALIFORNIA WESTERN Redwood forests, the Pacific coastline, the Sierra Nevada Range and the infamous Donner's Pass - a once-in-a-lifetime whistle-stop tour of the California Western Railroad. DISC 3: THE BLUE MOUNTAINS The 200 hard miles of track cross Oregon's valleys, rivers, and creeks, then climbs three summits - the toughest grades on any of Union Pacific's routes. MT. RAINER The logging railroads are re-lived in the forested Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest. DISC 4: GREAT MISSISSIPPI To Soo Line, Burlington Northern, Chicago & Western, Minnesota & Eastern, and Dakota storm their way through the upper Mississippi Valley. SHENANDOAH Visit Virginia's fabled Shenandoah Valley in diesel-powered work-horses that still punch a clock for the Winchester & Western Railroad. DISC 5: DURANGO & SILVERTON Chasm and curves, crevasses, gorges and perilous passes. Take a thrill ride on one of the most spectacular train lines in the country. CUMBRES & TOLTEC Climb aboard Mikado Steam Locomotive No. 488 for a historic ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad over the dramatic landscape of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado. DISC 6: RIO GRANDE Cool trains, passenger trains, freight trains and winter ski trains - one of the most remarkable journeys in the U.S. on the Denver Rio Grande Western. UNION PACIFIC Climb aboard Locomotive No. 3967, a coal-burning Challenger equipped with "elephant ear" smoke detectors, on its 40th Anniversary Steam Excursion run from Denver to Laramie, Wyoming. 12 hours on 6 DVDs
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Item Code : TRAN2614DVD. Topics Entertainment. 400 Minutes. Four full seasons of steam railroading: It all adds up to a captivating new Golden Age of Steam on four DVDs, comprising an entire year of rail videos produced for rail fans and hobbyists alike. Steam in the Spring starts a sensational, seasonal steam saga with eight separate rail journeys pulling passengers and freight all over the USA, from New Mexico to Michigan and Ohio to Owosso. The rails heat up with Steam in the Summer featuring six featured steamers including Colorado's majestic Eureka &Palisade locomotive #4 built in 1875, and the Ohio Central's passenger train gliding through Amish country. Crisp days and vivid twilight provide a colorful backdrop to Steam in the Autumn offering seven vibrant excursions throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland. The calendar winds down with Steam in the Winter and its threesome of exciting freight recreations including a thrilling run from a Nevada ore mine. From Chattanooga to Chama. on Canadian National or the Western Maryland Scenic, these video rail voyages are certain to usher in a renewed Golden Age of Steam. Steam in the Spring The sheer joy of steam railroading is sure to be as revitalizing as the season, when Steam in the Spring takes enthusiasts on eight incredible journeys amidst newly budding trees, melting snowfall and emerging greenery. Logging locomotives, freights and passenger specials: They're all here, chugging through the heights of West Virginia, the rolling hills of Wisconsin farm country, the enthralling scenery of Michigan, Ohio, Colorado and the stunning sumit of Cumbres Pass 10,000 feet above New Mexico. Steam in the Summer Summertime, and the steamin is easy...and plentiful! Let Steam in the Summer take you on a cross-country seasonal interlude to visit six of America's most exciting regional steamers including the Nickel Plate Road's #587 pulling the official train of the Indiana State Fair, the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's #610 heading a Chattanooga passenger train, a 130-year-old steamer pot of Colorado, and Ohio Central's #1293 chugging through Amish country. Steam in the Autumn As the leaves turn and the days get a little shorter, the old-time railroad action really heats up! Steam in the Autumn features seven classic locomotives leading spectacular photo charters, working to demonstrate their steam-powered stuff amongst the reds and golds of fall. The cast list for this autumnal epic includes Canadian National, Grand Trunk, Norfolk &Western, and Western Maryland Scenic steamers. Steam in the Winter A trio of recreated freight train adventures as cool as a crisp January day awaits the viewer of Steam in the Winter. Offering vivid recreations of regular service from a bygone era of steam power, these evocative rail journeys include a scenic mountain travelogue on Utah's Heber Valley line, a full-throttle excursion along the main line of the Ohio Central, and a thrilling mine run on the Nevada Northern.
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Item Code : SCEN2613DVD. 162 Minutes. The Popular PBS Series. America's Scenic Rail Journeys Vol II The Copper Canyon In painstakingly restored passenger cars of the 1940s and 1950s, enjoy spectacular views of this immense natural wonder, four times the size of the Grand Canyon. Along the way, experience the culture of the people who make this rugged country their home. The Adirondack Travel 400 miles north from New York City and tour the Hudson River Valley in all its autumnal splendor. Along the way, visit romantic towns, elegant estates, and learn about the 200-year history of the region. The Coast Starlight From Los Angeles to Seattle, the Coast Starlight explores scenic areas unreachable by car and passes through lush California and Oregon farmlands. Take a side trip on the NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN in lavishly refurbished 1915 Pullman cars.
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Item Code : SCEN2612DVD. 324 Minutes. The Popular PBS Series. America's Scenic Rail Journeys From the rugged beauty and pioneer spirit of Alaska to British Columbia's majestic peaks, Mexico's colossal canyon, the autumnal splendor of the Adirondacks, and the Pacific Ocean's rugged coastline, these rail journeys tour some of the most spectacular and breathtaking scenery in the world. Visiting both renowned and less traveled areas, the series explores the remarkable natural beauty and rich history of the continent. So climb aboard for six incredible adventures. America's Scenic Rail Journeys Vol I The Alaska Railroad: Anchorage to Seward Starting with a trip down the Kenai Peninsula along the breathtaking Turnagain Arm, follow an incredible scenic route accessible only by rail. Includes an aerial tour of the Kenai Fjords National Park and a voyage out into Resurrection Bay. The Alaska Railroad: Anchorage to Fairbanks Head north to Talkeetan and the gateway for climbers ready to conquer soaring Mt. McKinley. Visit ruggedly beautiful Denali National Park, then head north to the gold rush country surrounding Fairbanks. The Canadian Rockies The skeena, with its colorful locomotive and sleek dome car, rolls through 700 miles of British Columbia's countryside. Explore the Columbia Ice Fields, almost 200 bridges, and the grandeur of the tallest mounatin in the Canadian Rockies. America's Scenic Rail Journeys Vol II The Copper Canyon In painstakingly restored passenger cars of the 1940s and 1950s, enjoy spectacular views of this immense natural wonder, four times the size of the Grand Canyon. Along the way, experience the culture of the people who make this rugged country their home. The Adirondack Travel 400 miles north from New York City and tour the Hudson River Valley in all its autumnal splendor. Along the way, visit romantic towns, elegant estates, and learn about the 200-year history of the region. The Coast Starlight From Los Angeles to Seattle, the Coast Starlight explores scenic areas unreachable by car and passes through lush California and Oregon farmlands. Take a side trip on the NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN in lavishly refurbished 1915 Pullman cars.
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Item Code : LUXR2611DVD. Luxury Trains of the World. 57 Minutes. Discover the world's most luxurious trains and relive a bygone era, when the journey itself was the most significant part of the experience; rather than simply getting there. A journey where the passenger becomes a real traveler and is able to experience the much more gracious way of travel - in a living recreation of the golden age of rail. The American Orient Express is a privately owned company and no relation to the British owned Orient Express. The train is a collection of cars that were purchased from museums and private collections throughout America. With nine exciting itineraries, the journeys trace jazz and blues to their origins in New Orleans, through the National Parks of the Pacific Coast, from hushed canyons to boiling mud pots, keeping the tradition of the golden age of rail with luxury and style.
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Item Code : TRAN2610DVD. 5 Hours and 30 Minutes. All Aboard! From Denver to D.C., America By Rail is a 4-DVD collection of rail videos that explores the heart of America s scenic beauty and legendary trains. With stops in historic Creede, Colorado, and journeys on the luxurious American Orient Express, America By Rail is a steam-powered collection of history, heritage and scenic vistas, from engine to caboose! Colorado s Scenic Train Rides From the Rockies to Raton Pass, Denver to Durango, you ll be awash in beauty and history as you embark on Colorado s Scenic Train Rides. Take a ride through mining towns, experience the fantastic Cumbres & Toltec steam railroad, or take a step back in time on the Ft. Collins Municipal Railway s restored streetcar. Climb to the top of the world on the Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railroad and enjoy some of the most memorable train rides in some of America s most incredible scenery. With 14 separate journey to choose from, this is one ride that s too good to miss! APPPROX. 90 MINUTES America By Rail: Winter Wonderland Take the trip of a lifetime aboard Amtrak s Cardinal and travel from Chicago to Washington D.C. in the midst of heavy snowfall, with America By Rail: Winter Wonderland. Visit the overlooks at Hawks Nest, delight at the sunlight glinting off the snow in Kentucky and West Virginia and pass through historic Thurmond, a mining town in the heart of the New River Gorge. Winter can be the best time to visit West Virginia, and a train trip is the best way to do it! APPROX. 90 MINUTES America By Rail: Route of the Southwest Chief Ride one of the last distinguished trains from Chicago to Los Angeles and watch America s wonderful scenery unfold before you with America By Rail: Route of the Southwest Chief. Travel through farmland, the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains, step back in time as you experience breathtaking views and visit historic locations such as the Dwight D. Eisenhower Museum, Dodge City and the Knott s Berry Farm Railroad. Bringing the best scenery America has to offer, in the luxury of one of its legendary trains, it s a compelling ride that you don t want to miss! APPROX. 90 MINUTES All Aboard the Potomac Eagle Ride along with us on an unforgettable train trip into the wild mountains of West Virginia on the Potomac Eagle Excursion Train. Vintage 1950s-era diesel locomotives power this scenic train as it follows the Potomac River into the deep gorge known as the Trough. Thrill at the beauty of the fall colors, catch a glimpse of the bald eagles that give the train its name, and be prepared to pack your bags and buy a ticket for the next departure of this extraordinary excursion! All Aboard the Potomac Eagle is a thrill for the enthusiast and tourist alike! APPROX. 60 MINUTES
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Item Code : DOUG2609DVD. A Doug Jones Travelog. 85 Minutes. A Spectacular Coast-to-Coast Journey Aboard three of America's Greatest Passenger Trains The Broadway Limited - The California Zephyr - and the Desert Wind - Plus Cities and Scenery! All Aboard! Join Doug Jones, America's premier travelog producer, for a romantic coast-to-coast adventure aboard three of America's greatest trains. You'll depart New York City's Pennsylvania Station aboard the fabled Broadway Limited heading to Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and points beyond. At Chicago's Union Station, the legendary California Zephyr with its hi-level Superliner sleepers will depart west, rolling across the prairies, through Denver and into the heart of the breathtaking Rocky Mountain range. At Salt Lake City the Desert Wind departs out over Utah toward Las Vegas and the California deserts as you make your way to Los Angeles. You'll ride in the locomotive, meet the conductor, visit the galley, have dinner in the diner, and sleep in the rolling bedrooms of America's last great trains. You'll also tour New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Denver, the Rockies, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. You'll experience America from the great cities of the East to the heartland prairies; from the majesty of snow capped mountains to the haunting deserts of the West. THE GREAT TRANS-AMERICAN TRAIN RIDE will take you from "Sea to Shining Sea" on a romantic, nostalgic journey aboard the last great passenger trains of the U.S.A. as the sweeping panorama of America unfolds across 3,000 miles of silver rails. So pack you bags, grab your camera, and join Doug Jones as you step back to a bygone day when movie stars and Kings, G.I.'s and adventurers all traveled together on America's greatest trains.
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Item Code : QUES2608DVD. From the 1920s to the 1950s, travel in America was dominated by now-legendary steam locomotives. Such classics as the Southern Pacific 4449 or Santa Fe's Super Chief captivated the American spirit for luxurious travel and adventure, thundering down the rails, billowing great clouds of steam and smoke. See these classics of yesteryear, lovingly restored, and go inside the engines to witness them at work. It all takes you back to another era--when steam ruled the rails. Disc #1: Extreme Steam - Immortal steam classics live again, thundering down the rails, billowing great plumes of steam and smoke. Nine engines are featured including a side-by-side running of Ohio Central's 6325 and 1293. Extra Features: Milwaukee Road 261 in excursion service; Mt. Rainier Scenic 2-6-2T #7, Heisler #2, and 2-8-2T #17. Disc #2: Classic North American Steam - Thrill to the sound of the finest steam locomotives still operating today, including the mammoth Norfolk & Western 1218 and the Cotton Belt 819. Extra Features: Last runs of the Frisco 1522 - Missouri & Oklahoma; St. Louis. Disc #3: Santa Fe 3751-Route of the Chiefs - Santa Fe's mighty steam locomotive 3751 returns to the rails, making a classic run from Los Angeles to Chicago and back. Each segment of the eighteen-day journey is depicted. Extra Features: Union Pacific 3985 - Background; Across Wyoming; Across Nebraska. Disc #4: Steam '98 - It was unforgettable year for steam locomotives. Classic engines are featured on multiple excursions, including a steam tripleheader! Extra Features: Milwaukee Road 261, on the BNSF main-line from Chicago to Galesburg; Milwaukee Road 261 & Algoma Central F-units, on the Wisconsin Central out of Green Bay. Disc #5: Union Pacific's Clinchfield Challenge - The Union Pacific Challenger 3985 takes to the rails as the "Clinchfield 676" for the 50th running of the Santa Claus Special, bringing gifts and candy to children in mining towns in Kentucky and Tennessee. Extra Feature: Steam train photo gallery. Disc #6: Workin' on the Santa Fe - From the Santa Fe archives come six safety training and promotion films made in the 1950s and the 1970s, offering a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at classic equipment and daily operations. Extra Features: Southern Pacific Daylight 4449 - To the New Orleans World's Fair 1984; Washington to Hollywood; With the UP 8444, side-by-side run.
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Item Code : TPCS2607DVD. Topics Entertainment. 75 Minutes. Canadian Pacific's Mountain Sub &Rogers Pass Superb, magnificent, and overwhelming cannot adequately describe the scenery found along Canadian Pacific's Mountain Sub line, as it runs over Rogers Pass, through the Rockies and the Selkirks. Passing through some of Canada's steepest territory, the Mountain Sub is a formidable challenge even in today's high tech high-horsepower locomotives. From Field to Revelstoke, British Columbia, through breathtaking scenery and the Mount MacDonald and Shaugnessy tunnels, the mountain Sub is a spectacular ride across amazing countryside!
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Item Code : TPCS2606DVD. Topics Entertainment. 76 Minutes. Ride VIA's famed flagship train #1, "The Canadian" west from Edmonton through Canada's magnificent Rocky Mountains over Yellowhead Pass. Along the way, you'll be spell bound by the winter scenery and the wildlife. Accompanied by a full musical score, written especially for the program, and captivating narration, the history of the exploration of the Rockies is brought to life in this stunning video. Finally, take a winter ride through the magnificent scenery of the Icefields Parkway!
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Item Code : TPCS2605DVD. Topics Entertainment. 85 Minutes. Award-winning videographer Peter Crook takes you on the trip of a lifetime along the Tracks of the Beaver, Canadian Pacific's main line between Exshaw, Alberta and Revelstoke, British Columbia. Marvel at the stunning scenery of Canada's Rocky and Selkirk Mountains and experience the overwhelming beauty of vast landscapes featuring bear, mountain goats, elk, mountain sheep, Bald Eagles and Osprey. On your journey, travel through the longest tunnel in the western hemisphere, mount MacDonald tunnel, and be awestruck at the incredible engineering feat of the spiral tunnels.