Our Top 25 All-Time Sellers


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

SALE! $9.95

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

SALE! $9.95

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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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

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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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

SALE! $9.95

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

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

SALE! $9.95

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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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

SALE! $17.95

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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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

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

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

SALE! $9.95

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

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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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

SALE! $9.95

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

SALE! $9.95

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

SALE! $9.95

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