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Silver Steam 25th Anniversary Celebration Silver Steam 25th Anniversary Celebration

Join us in Chattanooga for the 25th Anniversary of the Southern Railway's steam powered excursion program. See every engine the Southern had in excursion service: 16 different steamers, 8 cab rides, 4 top of the engine rides and 2 triple headers! It's all here! The 25th Anniversary celebration steam ...more
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SKU: MLSS25
1 Hour 48 Mins

$24.95



Snow Trains on the East Broad Top Snow Trains on the East Broad Top

Vintage film shot by railfans show the EBT from 1951 through 1980! Most of the film was shot in the 1970s and includes actual, on-the-scene sound. The oldest film comes from a narrow gauge fan trip taken in June 1951. From the depths of summer we head into winter and trains working through the cold ...more
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SKU: MLEBTS
1 Hour 30 Mins

$19.95



Southern Memories Diesels of the 1950s and 1950s Southern Memories Diesels of the 1950s and 1950s

Through the vintage film of railfans Marvin Clemons, Tom Rock and David Driscoll we get to see the Southern Railway in action in the 1950s. See trains of the Southern Railway in North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama and at Saluda Grade. At Saluda, we see 3 SD units "Triple the Hill". Across the syst ...more
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SKU: MLSOU
49 Mins

$24.95



Steamtown Grand Opening Steamtown Grand Opening

Steamtown is no small tourist train operation. This is a National Historic Site operated by the National Park Service and features an operating roundhouse, turntable and mainline. The Grand Opening featured steamers big and small, including China-built NYS&W 2-8-2 #142, Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 ...more
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SKU: MLSTGO
1 Hour 40 Mins

$15.95



Texas & Pacific 610 on Southern Rails Texas & Pacific 610 on Southern Rails

T&P 610 is a monster steam engine: a 2-10-4 that invaded the Southern Railway in 1977 and 1978. This is rare color/sound film of those trips now transferred to DVD. The Southern Railway leased T&P 610 in the late 70s to help with excursion trains. You'll not only see this monster steam ...more
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SKU: ML610
45 Mins

$15.95



The California Zephyr in the 1950s and 1960s The California Zephyr in the 1950s and 1960s

Ride the famous California Zephyr in the 1950s and 1960s. This is a compilation of 5 different photographer's work. Most of these are home movies as families traveled on the CZ. Put together it is a record of travel on the train and a look at the train itself - with scenes from Chicago to Ca ...more
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SKU: MLCZ
55 Mins

$29.95



The final two weeks of the original Auto Train The final two weeks of the original Auto Train

Chase the original 1980s Auto Train during its last two weeks running between Virginia and Florida. This is the original red, white and purple domed streamliner train. During these last outings, the train is led by power borrowed from RF&P, Amtrak & the SCL. Includes vintage Auto Train TV ...more
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SKU: MLAT
34 Mins

$19.95



The Pennsylvania Railroad Combo 1940-1960s The Pennsylvania Railroad Combo 1940-1960s

See the Pennsylvania Railroad in rare film from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Three programs are on this combo DVD:
1) Pennsylvania Railroad in the 1940 and 1950s
This is B&W and Color film around Harrisburg
2) Pennsylvania Railroad in the 1950 and 1960s
Color Film from the Eastern part of ...more
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SKU: MLPRRC
1 Hour 5 Mins

$29.95



The Seashores Lines in Steam The Seashores Lines in Steam

Lee Avis shot the PRSL main line between Philadelphia and Cape May, and around Atlantic City in the 1950s. This is rare footage now brought to you edited and professionally transferred to DVD. We'll see passenger trains, freight trains and some shop and switching footage - including a 0-8-0 ta ...more
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SKU: MLPRSL
55 Mins

$29.95



Train Wrecks Train Wrecks

Famous and not so famous train wrecks caught on tape, now on DVD. The producer says this may not be suitable for children as some rescue work by first responders is included in the footage. Some of the wrecks on this DVD are: Norfolk Southern steam train wreck, Amtrak accidents, the Cajon Pass acci ...more
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SKU: MLTW
45 Mins

$15.95



Virginia Central's Mountain Climbing Pacifics Virginia Central's Mountain Climbing Pacifics

Watch the Virginia Central double-head steam over two mountain ridges. This DVD shows one and then two together 4-6-2 locomotives pulling hard and making beautiful music as they work.

Featured are two ex-Canadian Pacific Pacific type locomotives, # 1286 and # 1238 working the old C& ...more
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SKU: MLVAC
1 Hour 13 Mins

$15.95



Western Steam in the 1940s Western Steam in the 1940s

The black & white home movies of J. L. Watson of Los Angeles. Shot from 1939 to 1942, this is an amazing record of early 1940s steam in California. This is rare film now professionally transferred to DVD. Our first bit of rare footage is a ride through the WP's Feather River Canyon. Shot from the o ...more
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SKU: MLWS
55 Mins

$19.95



Western Steam in the 1950s Western Steam in the 1950s

This is nearly an hour of priceless color film from the 1950s featuring steam in regular service! Featured railroads include the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, D&RGW, CB&Q and the Great Western. You'll see SP commuter trains, UP 844 in regular service plus Big Boys and Challengers. On the main ...more
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SKU: ML1950WS
57 Mins

$29.95