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Above 3751 to San Diego DVD

Above 3751 to San Diego DVD

On June 1, 2008, AT&SF 3751 made its first trip from Los Angeles to San Diego in 55 years and Pentrex was on the spot with multiple camera crews using the latest in high-tech equipment to bring you the best possible coverage of this exciting event!

Using our famous aerial photography as w ...more
Item# A37SD-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Amtrak Across America Combo DVD

Amtrak Across America Combo DVD

Featuring 2 Shows on 1 Disc!
Amtrak Across America: 25th Anniversary and
Amtrak's X2000 Demonstration

From the early years when a rainbow mix of motive power and passenger cars pioneered its debut service, Amtrak has been a subject of avid interest to railfans. Pentrex celebrates the fi ...more
Item# AMTRX-DVD
1 Hour

Price: $29.95

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Amtrak the Surfline Combo DVD

Amtrak the Surfline Combo DVD

One of the most scenic stretches of railroad track in the West follows the blue Pacific coastline between Los Angeles and San Diego. Known as the Surfline, this famous route was filmed in detail by Video Rails in the mid-1990s. The resulting two videos have now been combined on one DVD to bring you ...more
Item# VRSURF-DVD
2 Hours

Price: $29.95

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Amtraks Northeast Corridor Cab Ride DVD

Amtraks Northeast Corridor Cab Ride DVD

Washington, D.C. to Philadelphia
If you ve ever wondered what it would be like to step back to the early 1990s to experience a cab ride on one of Amtrak'sfastest trains, this is your golden opportunity! Pentrex takes you into the cab of an AEM7 for a high-speed ride at the head of Metroliner Trai ...more
Item# NECAB-DVD
1 Hour 25 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Atlanta Steam Celebration DVD

Atlanta Steam Celebration DVD

The haunting sounds of steam locomotives echoed once again through the Deep South when the National Railway Historical Society held its 1994 National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Enthusiasts rode excursion trains pulled by the Frisco 1522 and the N&W 611, or cheered trackside as these two powerfu ...more
Item# NRHS94-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Best of 1988 DVD

Best of 1988 DVD

In 1988, there was action-packed railroading! This year we feature both steam and diesel operations in the United States. Plus, we will also share with you railroading in Canada and Mexico.

Highlights include:

• Cotton Belt 819 - Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Tyler, Texas
• CS ...more
Item# 1988-DVD
2 Hours

Price: $29.95

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Best of 1989 DVD

Best of 1989 DVD

Pentrex traveled the country in 1989, capturing the railroading highlights of the year. The result was a two-hour show filled with great steam and diesel action. Now you can enjoy the special railroading events of 1989 with the enhanced viewing capabilities of DVD. Featured are:
Item# 1989-DVD
2 Hours

Price: $29.95

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Black Diamonds Through The Dunes DVD

Black Diamonds Through The Dunes DVD

BNSF's Sand Hills Subdivision

Running through the wide open, rolling terrain of Central Nebraska's Sand Hills region is one of Burlington Northern Santa Fe's busiest main lines. The Wyoming coal boom has transformed this former CB&Q route into a major corridor for moving "black diamonds" to e ...more
Item# BDTD-DVD
1 Hour 25 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Burlington Northern E-Units DVD

Burlington Northern E-Units DVD

Along The Racetrack!

Once leading the country'sfinest passenger trains on high-speed schedules, the last remaining fleet of Electro-Motive E-units worked during their later years pulling commuter trains in Chicago. Pentrex filmed these timeless machines in the early 1990s, capturing their sle ...more
Item# BNE-DVD
1 Hour

Price: $29.95

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Cajon Highlights 1976 DVD

Cajon Highlights 1976 DVD

Cajon Pass is a magnet for railfans worldwide. With its striking landscapes and the sheer volume of rail traffic funneled through its challenging terrain, it offers variety, scenic beauty, and limitless photo opportunities. This was especially true in the spring of 1976 when railroad diversity was a ...more
Item# CAJON76-DVD
34 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Central Kentucky Rails

Central Kentucky Rails

Kentucky is known as the Bluegrass State and there is so much to see and enjoy. With state-of-the-art camera equipment, our crews have traveled throughout much of the central part of Kentucky searching for the wide variety of incredible action that can be found here. CSX and Norfolk Southern are the ...more
Item# CKEN-DVD
2 Hours

Price: $29.95

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Chattanooga Steam Reunion DVD

Chattanooga Steam Reunion DVD

25th Anniversary of Norfolk Southern's Steam Excursions

Railfans gathered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on the first weekend in November, 1991, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Norfolk Southern's steam excursion service. Twenty-five years earlier, the Southern Railway sponsored a steam-power ...more
Item# CHAT-DVD
40 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Chicago Traction Combo DVD

Chicago Traction Combo DVD

Outside Chicago
Chicago's 3 Interurbans
90 Years of Chicago Traction

Noted railroad historians Bill Warrick and Walter Keevil have assembled an amazing assortment of rare color and black & white footage to document electric railroading operations in and around the Chicago area from ...more
Item# CTC-DVD
1 Hour 58 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Conrail Hot Spots West DVD

Conrail Hot Spots West DVD

Railroading "hot spots" are favorite gathering places where railfans can expect to see numerous trains in a short amount of time. Following upon the success of Conrail Hot Spots East, which covered the eastern half of the extensive Conrail system, Pentrex set out to record many of the reve ...more
Item# HSWEST-DVD
2 Hours

Price: $29.95

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Covered Wagons of the Cascade

Covered Wagons of the Cascade

F Units and E Units, commonly known as Covered Wagons, were very much standard power in the 1950's & 60's. By the 1970s, age was catching up to these classic units and their sheer numbers began to dwindle as railroads either rebuilt them into switchers or retired them from service altogether. By the ...more
Item# CWC-DVD
48 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Cuba Steam DVD

Cuba Steam DVD

Steam locomotives are alive and well, and play a vital role in the economy of today's Cuba. Incredible scenes that were taped in 1996, but are reminiscent of the 1950s, show standard and narrow gauge steam locomotives working side by side with oxen and horse drawn carts on sugar plantations. Vintage ...more
Item# CUBA-DVD
1 Hour 11 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Passenger Train DVD

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Passenger Train DVD

Join Pentrex for an exciting ride on the longest and highest narrow gauge railroad in North America, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. This remnant of the once flourishing Rio Grande narrow gauge network runs from Chama, New Mexico to Antonito, Colorado. The spectacular vistas of the San Jua ...more
Item# CATSP-DVD
1 Hour 15 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Daylight Freedom Special DVD

Daylight Freedom Special DVD

In March 2002, Daylight 4449 returned to the rails for the Columbia-Deschutes Special, a 2-day excursion that took the mighty steamer through the scenic wonderlands of the Columbia River Gorge and the Deschutes River Canyon. Making the trip even more remarkable was the Daylight's patriotic pa ...more
Item# DFS-DVD
1 Hour

Price: $29.95

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Doublestacks Over Donner DVD

Doublestacks Over Donner DVD

Pentrex traveled to Donner Pass in the winter of 2009-2010, spending several weeks to capture the revitalized action that can now be found on the Roseville Subdivision. The Union Pacific had just finished a 12-month project to increase the clearances in 15 tunnels and snow sheds on Donner Pass so th ...more
Item# DSDONR-DVD
2 Hours

Price: $29.95

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Empire Builders to Milwaukee DVD

Empire Builders to Milwaukee DVD

Privately run intercity passenger service in Milwaukee was a thing of the past by early 1971. The Federal government had formed Amtrak to remove the burden of passenger service from the railroads and insure that core passenger routes remained active. By May 1st, when Amtrak rolled into Milwaukee, th ...more
Item# EMPIRE-DVD
50 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Grand Island DVD

Grand Island DVD

Until July, 1995, Burlington Northern and Union Pacific trains took turns using a diamond crossing where their lines intersect in Grand Island, Nebraska. Now, Burlington Northern Santa Fe trains climb up and over the UP triple-track main line to avoid the congestion of a crossing at grade. The eleva ...more
Item# GI-DVD
48 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Great American Circus & Show Trains DVD

Great American Circus & Show Trains DVD

Years ago excited crowds would be thrilled by the appearance of a circus or a carnival train. They knew a spectacle of grand proportions was coming to town. That thrill has not completely disappeared. Here's your chance to view the last two modern circus trains and the only carnival that still trave ...more
Item# CIRCUS-DVD
1 Hour 45 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Kansas City Southern DVD

Kansas City Southern DVD

Step back to 1990 and tour the entire Kansas City Southern system from Kansas City, Missouri to Port Arthur, Texas and over the former Louisiana & Arkansas line from New Orleans to Shreveport and across the Texas Division towards Dallas.

Thrilling action on the KCS reveals heavy coal and ...more
Item# KCS-DVD
1 Hour 20 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Logging Railroads of the Sierras DVD

Logging Railroads of the Sierras DVD

Travel back to the 1950s to visit both the West Side Lumber Company in 1951 and the Pickering Lumber Company in 1953. Follow the logs as they are cut and transported back to the mills to be cut into boards. View the various Heisler and Shay locomotives in action and learn the strengths of each.
< ...more
Item# WESTSIDE-DVD
20 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Luxury on the Rails DVD

Luxury on the Rails DVD

Here's your opportunity to discover the many pleasures of traveling aboard luxuriously appointed private passenger cars. Every year, members of the American Association of Private Railroad Car Owners hold a convention at a different site around the country. Getting to and from the gathering is as mu ...more
Item# LUX-DVD
1 Hour 2 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Mount Rainier Scenics Geared Locomotives DVD

Mount Rainier Scenics Geared Locomotives DVD

Experience geared steam action as Heisler, Shay and Climax locomotives launch a new season on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad. Ready for the annual Spring photo run is Heisler No. 91, a three truck West Coast Special; former Pickering Lumber Company No. 11, a three truck Pacific Coast Shay built in ...more
Item# RAINIER-DVD
1 Hour 9 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Orange Empire Railway Museum DVD

Orange Empire Railway Museum DVD

Experience the Orange Empire Railway Museum, the largest operating railway museum in the western United States. From its humble beginnings of preserving a few antiquated streetcars, this Southern California landmark has grown into a huge 70-acre facility with over 200 locomotives, passenger cars, tr ...more
Item# OERM-DVD
30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Sacramento Railfair 1991 DVD

Sacramento Railfair 1991 DVD

The California State Railroad Museum celebrated its 10th anniversary in fine style by inviting dozens of locomotives to Sacramento.
Pentrex was there to capture the event and provide you with all the sights and sounds of this special occasion. Sit back and enjoy a close-up look at each of the loc ...more
Item# RF91-DVD
1 Hour

Price: $29.95

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San Diego Model Railroad Museum DVD

San Diego Model Railroad Museum DVD

The San Diego Model Railroad Museum in Balboa Park houses the largest model railroad exhibit in the United States. Over a million-and-a-half people have visited this non-profit exhibit since its opening in March, 1982.
Four permanent model railroads are on display for the general public to enjoy, ...more
Item# SDMRR-DVD
30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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San Jose Steam Celebration DVD

San Jose Steam Celebration DVD

Three mighty steam locomotives were the star attractions of the 1992 National NRHS Convention in San Jose, California and Pentrex cameras were on the spot to bring you the most complete coverage of this exciting gathering. Union Pacific Challenger number 3985 is presented as it travels in both direc ...more
Item# NRHS92-DVD
2 Hours

Price: $29.95

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Southern California Rail Journal 2010 DVD

Southern California Rail Journal 2010 DVD

Southern California Rail Journal 2010 is the third in our Rail Journal series and it delivers more trains, more variety, longer running time, and more railroading adventure than ever! All new footage, not used in any other Pentrex show, is presented to you in the same chronological order as it was r ...more
Item# SCRJ10-DVD
2 Hours 33 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Southern Pacific Daylight Collection DVD

Southern Pacific Daylight Collection DVD

Contains never-seen-before footage! They were known as the most beautiful passenger trains in the world. With an emphasis on sheer riding comfort, Southern Pacific's famous Daylight trains transported thousands of passengers along the California coast, w ...more
Item# PCDAY-DVD
1 Hour 20 Mins

Price: $39.95

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Steam To Chicago DVD

Steam To Chicago DVD

Pentrex presents exciting steam railroading as five of the nation's most prominent and historic locomotives pull their excursion trains to the 1993 NRHS Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

The inbound Independence Limited, from Knoxville, Tennessee, is powered by four different steam engines on ...more
Item# S2CHI-DVD
1 Hour

Price: $29.95

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Steam to Railfair 99 DVD

Steam to Railfair 99 DVD

The biggest steam locomotives in the country traveled to Sacramento in June 1999 to attend the last Railfair of the 20th century. Pentrex captured Union Pacific 844 and 3985, and Southern Pacific 4449 as they made their way to Sacramento from their home terminals.

Pentrex camera crews filmed ...more
Item# SRF99-DVD
1 Hour 20 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Steam to Spokane: SP&S 700 DVD

Steam to Spokane: SP&S 700 DVD

After years of being on display in Portland, Oregon, the Spokane, Portland & Seattle 700 steam locomotive was brought back to life! This "Queen of Steam" put on a fabulous excursion on its home rails in April of 2001. Her shiny black paint and yellow lettering dazzled young and old ali ...more
Item# SPS700-DVD
1 Hour 3 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Steam to St. Louis DVD

Steam to St. Louis DVD

St. Louis, Missouri, was the site of the National Railway Historical Society's 1990 Convention. Three of the nation's largest steam locomotives attending the convention traveled three different routes in a spectacular display of mainline steam action.
Pentrex crews covered the movement of the Nor ...more
Item# S2SL-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Sunrise-Sunset 3 - Cincinnati DVD

Sunrise-Sunset 3 - Cincinnati DVD

A Day Along the Triple Track Main

The third volume on our popular Sunrise/Sunset series takes you to the busy triple-track mainline at Cincinnati, Ohio, where 12 routes radiating in and out of town are squeezed through a funnel called Winton Place. Here CSX, Norfolk Southern, Indiana & Oh ...more
Item# SUN3-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Those Incredible Alcos Volume 1 DVD

Those Incredible Alcos Volume 1 DVD

Diesel Dinosaur Delights - The Early Years

To an Alcophile, there's nothing sweeter than the wheezing, whistling, barking sound produced by a smoke-belching, burbling Alco diesel. Simply sighting them is cause for elation among the throngs of enthusiasts who seek them out. In this thre ...more
Item# ALCO1-DVD
1 Hour 57 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Todays Illinois Central Vol 1 - North DVD

Todays Illinois Central Vol 1 - North DVD

Explore the exciting northern half of the Illinois Central Railroad from the Chicago area to Fulton, Kentucky during the pre-merger days of 1996. Pentrex takes you on a journey down the main line where you'll see locals, switch jobs, through-freights, and fast intermodal trains hard at work. The IC ...more
Item# ICN-DVD
1 Hour 39 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Todays Illinois Central Vol 2 - South DVD

Todays Illinois Central Vol 2 - South DVD

Visit the southern half of the Illinois Central Railroad as it existed in 1996 for an eye-opening tour of discovery. The secrets of the IC unfold as our travels take you from Fulton, Kentucky to New Orleans. Watch heavy grain and long mixed freights, locals switching pulpwood lots, fast intermodals, ...more
Item# ICS-DVD
1 Hour 39 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Tracks Across Arizona DVD

Tracks Across Arizona DVD

Pentrex takes you on a 2 hour and 30 minute railroading tour across the great state of Arizona. Its FAR more than wide open deserts! Inside its nearly 114,000 square miles, there are many mountains, National Parks, Canyons, and plateaus, giving Americas 48th state a wide variety of scenic areas to c ...more
Item# TAAZ-DVD
2 Hours 30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Tragedy at Cajon Pass DVD

Tragedy at Cajon Pass DVD

The True Story of the Duffy Street Incident
Find out what happened on the fateful day of May 12, 1989 when a 69-car Southern Pacific freight train went out of control on California's steep Cajon Pass and careened off the tracks into a residential neighborhood at 90 miles an hour. Shot by a came ...more
Item# NV015-DVD
28 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Trains Along the Upper Mississippi Volume 1 DVD

Trains Along the Upper Mississippi Volume 1 DVD

Canadian Pacific'sRiver Subdivision

Flanking the western shore of the upper Mississippi River runs Canadian Pacific'sRiver Subdivision, a busy main line that supports a nonstop flow of traffic. Pentrex traveled the line in 1999, through hot summer days and cold winter chill to bring you the e ...more
Item# TAUM1-DVD
1 Hour 47 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Ultimate Beaumont Hill, The DVD

Ultimate Beaumont Hill, The DVD

6 Hours on 2 Discs!
Over 300 Trains!
At the border of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties in Southern California lies one of the most interesting and scenic mountain passes in the Southwest. Some call it Banning Pass or San Gorgonio Pass, but most railfans simply refer to it as Beaumont Hill ...more
Item# UBH-DVD
6 Hours

Price: $39.95

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Union Pacifics 40th Anniversary Steam Excursion DVD

Union Pacifics 40th Anniversary Steam Excursion DVD

On May 17, 1953, the first official steam excursion on the Union Pacific Railroad was sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club. The trip ran from Denver, Colorado to Laramie, Wyoming and returned via Sherman Hill. Locomotive No. 3967, a coal burning Challenger equipped with "elephant ear" smoke ...more
Item# UP3967-DVD
1 Hour 15 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Union Pacifics Feather River Route DVD

Union Pacifics Feather River Route DVD

In 1982, the Western Pacific system, including the Feather River Canyon route, was purchased by the Union Pacific. Improvements began immediately to facilitate increased traffic. A brief 9 years later, Pentrex set out to capture the variety and volume of trains now flowing over this famous pass acro ...more
Item# UPFR-DVD
1 Hour

Price: $29.95

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Virginian & Ohio DVD

Virginian & Ohio DVD

Afton Divison Finale

The Renowned HO Scale Empire of Allen McClelland


One of the most famous model railroads-the Afton Division of Allen McClelland's Virginian & Ohio-is now gone, but before this HO layout was dismantled, Allen invited Pentrex to videotape the last days of i ...more
Item# VOAD-DVD
1 Hour 16 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Winchester & Western DVD

Winchester & Western DVD

A Big Little Shortline

Shortline railroads are a booming business and provide a vital link to our country's railroad industry. Often overlooked, these small lines run diverse operations with some of the most interesting locomotives found in railroading today.

The Winchester & W ...more
Item# WW-DVD
30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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Heartland Hightlights DVD

Heartland Hightlights DVD

You’re invited to come along and take a trip with us as we capture some great railroading action at random locations in half a dozen states throughout the Midwest. The Arkansas & Missouri always puts on a great show and our cameras were there to catch them doing what they do best. Further North, t ...more
Item# HHL-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

Price: $29.95

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