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Union Pacific Big Boy Collection DVD

Union Pacific Big Boy Collection DVD

The biggest, the strongest, the grandest American steam locomotive. Only 25 were built and now - for the first time - Pentrex shares ALL 25 of the Big Boys in action in the most incredible display of steam power ever!

A recently discovered film collection of professionally photographe ...more
Item# PCBB-DVD
1 Hour 35 Mins

$39.95

Donner Combo DVD

Donner Combo DVD

Battle for Donner Pass and
Across Donner Summit

Between Roseville, California and Sparks, Nevada lies one of the most difficult sustained climbs in American railroading, the Donner Summit route. This 140-mile stretch of formerly Southern Pacific, now Union Pacific, double-tr ...more
Item# DONR-DVD
3 Hours 17 Mins

$29.95

The Pennsylvania Collection Combo DVD

The Pennsylvania Collection Combo DVD

Featuring The Pennsylvania Railroad Collection and The Standard Railroad of the World

For 125 years, the Pennsylvania Railroad was the leader of its industry and proudly called itself the Standard Railroad of the World. Now, for the first time, two outstanding video productions about the Penn ...more
Item# PENNSY-DVD
2 Hours 9 Mins

$29.95

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Union Pacific Classic Collectors Series Combo DVD

Union Pacific Classic Collectors Series Combo DVD

During the 1950s, steam ruled the Union Pacific fleet. From the smaller 0-6-0s to the giant Big Boys, these workhorses were the backbone of an empire. Step back in time and savor the sights of steam on the UP in three different shows originally released as part of the Video Rails Classic Collecto ...more
Item# VRUP-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

$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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The Rathole Combo DVD

The Rathole Combo DVD

The Rathole &
Through the Rathole Cab Ride

Named for the 23 tunnels that once embellished the line, the Rathole stretches between Danville, Kentucky and Oakdale Tennessee. High bridges, deep cuts, tunnels, and grades cover this vital link in Norfolk Southern's system. Pentrex visited t ...more
Item# RTH-DVD
2 Hours 28 Mins

$29.95

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Workin on the Railroad DVD

Workin on the Railroad DVD

Have you ever passed a track gang and wondered what all those machines actually do? Here's your answer and more. You'll visit a tie replacement and surfacing gang to witness the amazing parade of equipment as it progresses down the track. Closeup shots explain what each machine does. Then you'll tou ...more
Item# WOTR-DVD
1 Hour 35 Mins

$29.95

Cajon Pass - Tehachapi Loop DVD

Cajon Pass - Tehachapi Loop DVD

Cajon Pass and Tehachapi Loop - these two Southern California railroading landmarks draw railfans from around the world seeking to experience the engineering ingenuity, spectacular scenery, and steady parade of trains that make these locations so appealing.

Never was that more t ...more
Item# CAJON-DVD
2 Hours 10 Mins

$29.95

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Street Running DVD

Street Running DVD

To railfans, "street running" brings to mind images of long trains operating down busy city streets while auto traffic swerves to avoid disastrous collisions. That's exactly what you'll find in this collective look at 22 locations around the country where railroads continue to run trains d ...more
Item# STREET-DVD
1 Hour 44 Mins

$29.95

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 1 DVD

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 1 DVD

Measuring 132 feet long and weighing one and a quarter million pounds, the Union Pacific Big Boys were the largest, heaviest, most powerful steam locomotives of their type. These giants could pull a five and a half mile long train on level track. Although only 25 Big Boys were ever built, over 18 ye ...more
Item# BBC1-DVD
1 Hour 23 Mins

$29.95

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Pacific Electric-Los Angeles Streetcars Combo DVD

Pacific Electric-Los Angeles Streetcars Combo DVD

The Pacific Electric Railway-once the largest interurban railway in the nation-and the unique streetcars of the Los Angeles Transit Lines exist now only in memory and on film. Two outstanding documentaries from Pentrex have been combined on one DVD to let you relive the final years of these two tran ...more
Item# REDCARS-DVD
1 Hour 5 Mins

$29.95

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New York Central Collection Combo DVD

New York Central Collection Combo DVD

3 Shows on 1 Disc!

Here is a priceless collection of vintage films that highlight the style and efficiency of the mighty New York Central Railroad. These three videos were selected for their intriguing mix of motive power, variety of trains, historic scope, and exciting display of rare images ...more
Item# NYC-DVD
1 Hour 47 Mins

$29.95

Great Northern Railway Combo DVD

Great Northern Railway Combo DVD

For over 40 years, respected railroad photographer Anthony DeRosa railfanned the Great Northern Railway system, filming its operations from Seattle to Lake Superior and capturing the essence of a once-powerful and always popular railway. In 1994, Video Rails compiled Mr. DeRosa"s collection int ...more
Item# GNR-DVD
2 Hours 15 Mins

$29.95

Tough Times on the Southern Pacific DVD

Tough Times on the Southern Pacific DVD

This priceless collection of archival footage documents the trauma that Mother Nature and Murphy's Law inflicted upon Southern Pacific and how the railroad coped with these setbacks. Southern Pacific's own film crews created most of this material to display its efficiency and resourcefulness in time ...more
Item# TTSP-DVD
54 Mins

$29.95

Historic Hot Spots Combo DVD

Historic Hot Spots Combo DVD

Railfanning Southern California in the 1950s and
Santa Fe"s Pasadena Subdivision

Historic Hot Spots are etched in the minds of those who were there firsthand and revered by those who wish they had been. This amazing collection allows young and old alike to enjoy thos ...more
Item# HHS-DVD
2 Hours 20 Mins

$29.95

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Denver & Rio Grande Western DVD

Denver & Rio Grande Western DVD

The Denver & Rio Grande Western means rugged, spectacular mountain railroading, heavy freight hauling, and terrific action shots. That was especially true in 1986 when this show was originally filmed. At that time, the railroad was still an independent entity and most of its trains were pulled b ...more
Item# DRGW-DVD
1 Hour 52 Mins

$29.95

Santa Fe Combo: Heartland-Merger DVD

Santa Fe Combo: Heartland-Merger DVD

Step back to September 21, 1995, Santa Fe's last full day of independent operations before its merger with Burlington Northern. Days prior to that milestone, Pentrex set out on an odyssey across America's heartland to document the final chapter of this historic railroad. Two videos resulted which ha ...more
Item# SFMERGE-DVD
2 Hours 49 Mins

$29.95

Union Pacific Turbines of the Wasatch DVD

Union Pacific Turbines of the Wasatch DVD

In the decade they were operated, Union Pacific's 8500-series Gas Turbine Electric Locomotives earned two nicknames: UP dubbed them the "Super Fleet" for obvious reasons as they were the largest, most powerful locomotives ever employed by the railroad. More often the Turbines were referred to as "Bi ...more
Item# VR045-DVD
1 Hour

$29.95

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Amtraks Northeast Corridor Combo DVD

Amtraks Northeast Corridor Combo DVD

The Northeast Corridor was a modern commuter raceway when Pentrex set out to capture this busy line in 1992. So much great footage was filmed with Amtrak's cooperation that two videos were released giving viewers an exclusive, insider's look at Amtrak's pride and joy. Now both shows have been combin ...more
Item# NEC12-DVD
2 Hours 40 Mins

$29.95

Canadian Trio DVD

Canadian Trio DVD

In the late 1980s, Wild Rose Productions produced three exceptional films that explored the challenges of railroading in western Canada and the motive power that tackled them. Pentrex later released these shows as individual VHS videos. Now you can enjoy all three of these videos on one combo DVD. I ...more
Item# CAN3-DVD
2 Hours 40 Mins

$29.95

Southern Pacific Classic Collectors Series Combo DVD

Southern Pacific Classic Collectors Series Combo DVD

Southern Pacific steam abounds in this collection of rare color films from the 1930s to the 1950s. Originally released as part of the Video Rails Classic Collectors' Series, these valuable films have now been combined on one DVD, bringing you the best of SP's steam era. Included are:
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Item# VRSP-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

$29.95

Last Run of a Cab Forward Over Donner Pass DVD

Last Run of a Cab Forward Over Donner Pass DVD

An Albert C. Phelps Film

One of railroading's most spectacular runs took place over the weekend of November 30, 1957 when Southern Pacific Cab Forward 4274 left Sacramento for its final journey across Donner Pass. This historic event was captured on film by Albert C. Phelps, with speci ...more
Item# VR039-DVD
1 Hour

$29.95

Across Marias Pass DVD

Across Marias Pass DVD

Stretched against the sunning backdrop of Glacier National Park, Burlington Northern'stranscontinental mainline climbs up and over the rugged Rocky Mountains. One scenic splendor after another unfolds as long freight trains struggle up the mountain pass. It'sthe pre-merger days of the early 1990s an ...more
Item# MARIAS-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins

$29.95

At the Throttle Cab Ride Vol 6 DVD

At the Throttle Cab Ride Vol 6 DVD

Welcome to Volume 6 of our exciting At the Throttle Cab Ride series! In this program, we'll show you a railroader's perspective and a whole lot more as we once again take to the rails in Southern California. Not only is this production the longest of our At the Throttle shows, it's the most varied. ...more
Item# ATT6-DVD
2 Hours 44 Mins

$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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