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611 in 1983 - The Queen of Steam on Excursion in Virginia 611 in 1983 - The Queen of Steam on Excursion in Virginia

N&W J Class 4-8-4 number 611 is no doubt the most famous of her class of 14 locomotives. Built by the N&W in Roanoke the J Class steamers were destined for greatness - and to be a railfan favorite.

Norfolk Southern made sure 611 would be more than a fan favorite when it completed the rebuil ...more
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SKU: ML61183
56 Mins

$9.95



American Freedom Train American Freedom Train

Southern Pacific 4449 had the honor of pulling the 1975 American Freedom Train on part of its East Coast tour. This is a look at the train as it ran from Alexandria, Virginia to Miami, Florida. The American Freedom Train (AFT) celebrated the nation's Bicentennial as it reached crowds the 48 contigu ...more
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SKU: MLAFT
1 Hour

$15.95



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



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



261 Snow Trains 261 Snow Trains

During the Blizzard of '96, Milwaukee Road 261 put on quite a show on Steamtown's former DL&W main line. We'll see towering clouds of thick white/black/gray smoke as 261 tackles rails and weather. It is 10 degrees out as the 261 heads up the steep grade. Her wheels slip as she tr ...more
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SKU: MLSN261
1 Hour 3 Mins

$19.95



2765 Kanawha Ghost Story, The New River Gorge Steam Train 2765 Kanawha Ghost Story, The New River Gorge Steam Train

In 1993 the Fort Wayne Historical Society's NKP Berkshire #765 was dressed in C&O paint as C&O #2765 so she could lead the now-famous New River Gorge steam trains. See her in the gorge and on the way as she runs through Tennessee. Called a "Ghost" because the 2765 did not really exist... except fo ...more
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SKU: ML2765
54 Mins

$19.95



All That's Green & Gold Southern 4501 All That's Green & Gold Southern 4501

Southern # 4501 is back in the news these days. After years spent out of the steam program and on static display, Norfolk Southern and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum are working together to restore this wonderful old steamer and put it back on NS rails.Here we get to see Southern Railway stea ...more
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SKU: ML4501
57 Mins

$19.95



Big Steam at Atlanta 1994 NRHS Big Steam at Atlanta 1994 NRHS

The 1994 NRHS Convention trains are seen as they roam the South. We';; see Frisco 1522 pulling both passenger and freight and watch as N&W 611 struts her stuff with a long passenger excursion in tow.

And, we see 1522 and 611 doubleheading! In 1994, big steam gathered in Atlanta - and we t ...more
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SKU: ML1994
1 Hour 55 Mins

$19.95



Big Steam at Huntington The 1991 NRHS Convention Big Steam at Huntington The 1991 NRHS Convention

The 1991 NRHS convention at Huntington, West Virginia is known for its big steam show. Here's the best of the big steam. First we see N&W 2-6-6-4 #1218 runs Kenova to Portsmouth. Then it's PM 2-8-4 #1225 and NKP 2-8-4 #765 running side-by-side on double track from Huntingt ...more
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SKU: MLBSH
1 Hour

$19.95



C&O 614 on NJT C&O 614 on NJT

C&O 4-8-4 Greenbrier #614 makes a triumphant return! #614 is the last of a breed, the last of the Greenbriers. Shot as 614 made her way in 1996 from Hoboken to Port Jervis on former Erie rails (now New Jersey Transit rails). This is some heavy steam action at high speed. We&ap ...more
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SKU: ML614
1 Hour

$19.95



East Broad Top Fall Spectacular 1999 East Broad Top Fall Spectacular 1999

It is 1999 and the EBT Fall Spectacular has four engines under steam. It was a cool, foggy and rainy weekend - which made for some spectacular shots! The schedule ran later than expected and we ended up with night operations, including some really spectacular night scenes at Orbisonia. In this DVD ...more
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SKU: MLEBTF
1 Hour 23 Mins

$19.95



Milwaukee Road 261 on the New River Train Milwaukee Road 261 on the New River Train

The magnificent Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 #261 takes charge of the 1994 New River trains between Huntington and Hinton, West Virginia. You will see fast track speed action and magnificent start-ups as 261 hustles 30 cars of ecstatic passengers! Wheel slips abound as 261 grips wet rails. Early morning fo ...more
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SKU: MLM261
1 Hour 17 Mins

$19.95



Remember the RF&P Remember the RF&P

Here we have day to day operations on the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad. Railfan Scott Nelson captured the RF&P, shot just prior to and right at merger time, with much of the action at ACCA Yard and Doswell where the railroad crosses the C&O main. This is pre-CSX footage wit ...more
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SKU: MLRFP
1 Hour

$19.95



Santa's Clinchfield Challenger UP 3985 Santa's Clinchfield Challenger UP 3985

Santa, Union Pacific and CSX teamed up in November 1992 to bring a special Santa Train to the former Clinchfield main line. The Santa Train had been a tradition for years, but this was something special. UP Challenger 3985 traveled from Wyoming to Kentucky and Tennessee to power the annual CSX Santa ...more
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SKU: MLSCC
1 Hour 26 Mins

$19.95



Shay 6 to Spruce Shay 6 to Spruce

The Cass Scenic Railroad is known for its steep grades - up to 11% - and its big Shay locomotives. And Western Maryland Shay #6 is the biggest. Join us as we travel on and next to slow moving Cass trains during two special "Photo Weekends". WM Shay #6 is the biggest Shay eve ...more
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SKU: MLSHAY6
1 Hour

$19.95



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



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



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



New York Central Steam Diesel & Electrics in the 1950s & 1960s New York Central Steam Diesel & Electrics in the 1950s & 1960s

Railfan and professional railroader Lee Avis is joined by railfans Howard W. Ameling and Joe Sova for this look at the NYC on the Ohio Division, around NYC and Harmon Shops. Watch Mohawks, Hudsons, FM units, RDCs, Sharks and much more as we see crack NYC passenger trains on the Ohio Division, arou ...more
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SKU: MLNYC
55 Mins

$24.95



Nickel Plate Road Steam in the 1950s Nickel Plate Road Steam in the 1950s

Railfan and amateur historian Howard W. Ameling joins fellow railfan and professional railroader Lee Avis to bring us Nickel Plate steam from the 1950s. Rare film footage now brought to you edited and transferred to DVD! This is the NYC&StL shot around Bluffton. We'll see mainline running w ...more
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SKU: MLNKP
55 Mins

$24.95



Norfolk Southern Diesels on the Pocahontas, Piedmont and Virginia Divisions Norfolk Southern Diesels on the Pocahontas, Piedmont and Virginia Divisions

See all of NS's modern, but pre-wide cab, diesel locomotives, including the SD-70's. (newest at the time) on the famed Pocahontas Division. You'll see trains with four unit sets leading and four unit sets pushing. Then we go to the Virginia Division, and watch trains pulling Christiansburg Mountai ...more
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SKU: MLNSD1
1 Hour

$24.95



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



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



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