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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
PENTREX
A37SD-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Above the Rails! Combo DVD

Above the Rails! Combo DVD

Here are two shows that lift you up into the skies above Southern California for an incredible look at railroading as you've never seen it before!

Above Southern California Rails (42 Minutes) Get ready for the ultimate railfan video as Pentrex takes you into the skies to experience Southern Califo ...more

PENTREX
ATRC-DVD
1 Hour 57 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Conrail Hot Spots East DVD

Conrail Hot Spots East DVD

Find a place that's easy to get to, where a concentrated number of trains are guaranteed to roll by in a short time span, and you've just located a railroading "hot spot." Pentrex camera crews traveled the eastern half of the extensive Conrail system, searching out the best places for traf ...more
PENTREX
HOTSPOT-DVD
2 Hours
Price: $29.95
SALE! $14.95

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
PENTREX
HSWEST-DVD
2 Hours
Price: $29.95
SALE! $14.95

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
PENTREX
DFS-DVD
1 Hour
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad DVD

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad DVD

Climb aboard as first generation Alco diesels pull vintage passenger cars through the beautiful and scenic mountains of western Maryland. Along the route you'll ride through the "narrows," around Helmstetter's curve, through Brush Tunnel and head up and around the mountains to the restored station a ...more
PENTREX
WMSR-DVD
30 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Hot Spots 1 Blue Island Illinois - Metra, Indiana Harbor Belt, CSX and Grand Trunk in Chicago

Hot Spots 1 Blue Island Illinois - Metra, Indiana Harbor Belt, CSX and Grand Trunk in Chicago

Blue Island, Illinois, one of Chicago's Hottest Hot Spots, is the place tracks from CSX, GT and IHB meet. Power from Conrail, CSX, CN, CP, GT, BN, SF, SP, BNSF, IHB, IAIS, UP, CNW and a variety of lease units make for some colorful railroading. Power from switchers to GP9's, SD20's to SD75's, C36's ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT1
1 Hour 15 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 10 Cisco BC - Canadian Pacifc and Canadian National

Hot Spots 10 Cisco BC - Canadian Pacifc and Canadian National

Cisco is the point in the Fraser River Canyon where CN & CP cross each other and the Fraser on big steel trestles. This highly scenic location sees plenty of trains from both carriers, CN in particular running some huge freights. Directional running is now the norm, with westbounds on CP and eas ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT10
1 Hour
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 11 Tucson - The Union Pacific at the  famous over-under at Davidson Canyon

Hot Spots 11 Tucson - The Union Pacific at the famous over-under at Davidson Canyon

We spent two days at the famous over/under at Davidson Canyon, in November, 2000, when the wings were new, and in May, 2002 when they were abundant! We also caught several of the new flag paint scheme, and a number of the new flair 70M’s. A special treat was a scruffy SP tunnel motor leading. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT11
1 Hour
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 12 The Northeast Corridor

Hot Spots 12 The Northeast Corridor

Two days full of trains at two of the hottest spots on the NE corridor, Perrysville, MD and Elizabeth, NJ. AEM7's, E60's, HHP-8's, Acela Express, NJT, MARC. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT12
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 13 Williams Junction Arizona - BNSF

Hot Spots 13 Williams Junction Arizona - BNSF

Williams junction is the point that the Phoenix line branches off from BNSF's transcontinental main line. Join us for two days of hot action around the junction, with power from UP, SP, KCS, CN, WC, CSX, NS & SOO in addition to the rainbow of colors from BNSF, including warbonnets! ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT13
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 14 Callahan Florida - CSX

Hot Spots 14 Callahan Florida - CSX

Callahan is located 20 miles north of Jacksonville on CSX's main line into Florida. It's the point the line to Tampa splits off from the main line, and it's south of the point the line from Waycross, Georgia joins the line from Savannah and the north. Coal trains, intermodals, manifests and Amtrak, ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT14
1 Hour 12 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 15 Willard Ohio - CSX

Hot Spots 15 Willard Ohio - CSX

Willard, Ohio is a busy CSX yard on the former B&O mainline across Ohio. We spent two full days at Willard to bring you lots of color and action, including UP, BNSF, CN, Wheeling & Lake Erie and loads of lease units. If you didn't know where you were you'd be hard pressed to figure out just ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT15
1 Hour 45 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 16 Centralia Illinois - Canadian National, BNSF, Norfolk Southern

Hot Spots 16 Centralia Illinois - Canadian National, BNSF, Norfolk Southern

3 main lines meets in Centralia, splitting downtown. Canadian National's former Illinois Central, BNSF's former Burlington and NS's former Southern. Several days of action with a wide variety of paint schemes, coal trains, rack trains, manifests and intermodal together with Amtrak. Minimal narration ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT16W
2 Hours
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 17 Roosevelt Road - Commuter action n Chicago

Hot Spots 17 Roosevelt Road - Commuter action n Chicago

Roosevelt Road is just outside Chicago's Union Station and hosts both Metra and Amtrak. New Metra MP36PH-3S's and F40PH-2's shuttle stainless steel bi-levels, and Amtrak shows off their P42-BWH's. Multiple train meets. Narration On/Off feature! 90+ minutes ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT17W
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 18 Rochelle - Union Pacific and BNSF on a double diamond

Hot Spots 18 Rochelle - Union Pacific and BNSF on a double diamond

Heavy UP & BNSF at this busy double track diamond. Both new power, GEVO & SD70ACe's and older power on transfers, including ex C&NW power. SD70ACe's Katy & MoPac make an appearance. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT18W
1 Hour 40 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 19 Galesburg Illinois - Former Burlington Northern and Santa Fe lines

Hot Spots 19 Galesburg Illinois - Former Burlington Northern and Santa Fe lines

Galesburg, Illinois is one of the busiest railroad hot spots in the mid west. You'll see some yard action, Amtrak, and action on the old Santa Fe and Burlington, including both over-unders - downtown and Cameron. Lots of different paint schemes and power. Narration on/off feature. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT19W
1 Hour 50 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 2 Berea - CSX and Norfolk Southern

Hot Spots 2 Berea - CSX and Norfolk Southern

Berea, Ohio is the point that CSX's Columbus line and NS's Chicago line meet, just to the south of Cleveland. Power is divided pretty evenly between CSX, NS and former Conrail units, plus some run-through power. With 50 movements in 12 hours, this can be a busy place. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT2
1 Hour
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 20 Deshler Ohio - Two CSX heavy mainlines cross here

Hot Spots 20 Deshler Ohio - Two CSX heavy mainlines cross here

Deshler is the crossing of the CSX north-south single track Toledo to Cincinatti line with the east-west double track Chicago line at grade. The tower still stands, but is now used by MoW. All kinds of power, including NS, UP & BNSF, the CSX OCS with F40ís and even a couple of locals with caboo ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT20W
1 Hour 10 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 21 Marshall Canyon Washington - Union Pacific and Canadian Pacific

Hot Spots 21 Marshall Canyon Washington - Union Pacific and Canadian Pacific

UP and CP action in Marshall Canyon, Washington located southwest of Spokane, the canyon funnels 3 railroads up to the high desert of the Columbia Plateau. Includes the Palouse River & Coulee County RR. Latah Bridge in Spokane to Cheney. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT21W
1 Hour 45 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 22 Fullerton California - MetroLink, Amrak and BNSF

Hot Spots 22 Fullerton California - MetroLink, Amrak and BNSF

Fullerton, just a few miles from Los Angeles sees MetroLink commuter trains, Amtrak Surfliners and BNSF freights, and can be a very busy place. Minimal narration! ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT22W
1 Hour 15 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 24 Hershey Nebraska - Four track Union Pacific Mainline

Hot Spots 24 Hershey Nebraska - Four track Union Pacific Mainline

Hershey is on Union Pacfic's quadruple track just east of O'Fallons, Nebraska and is the busiest piece of freight railroad in the world, with up to 140 trains a day in busy periods. With so many trains, meets are common, as are multiple trains and even side-by-sides. Amazing action! ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT24W
1 Hour 45 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 3 Rosenburg Texas - BNSF and Union Pacific

Hot Spots 3 Rosenburg Texas - BNSF and Union Pacific

Rosenberg, Texas, about 35 miles southwest of Houston, is one of the last two operating towers in Texas still in their original buildings. BNSF crosses UP's busy Sunset Route, making for some colorful and busy railroading. Both UP & BNSF have small yards here, with locals, and orders are hooped ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT3
1 Hour 25 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 4 - Bellevue Ohio - A busy yard on Norfolk Southern

Hot Spots 4 - Bellevue Ohio - A busy yard on Norfolk Southern

BELLEVUE, Ohio is one of NS's busiest yards, with 3 major routes leading into the west end of the yard. Taped on a sunny, frigid day in February, 2000, with some lovely late afternoon light. Power is just about everything NS owns, some Conrail, and visits from the Wheeling and Lake Erie, CN and leas ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT4
1 Hour 25 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 5 Selkirk New York - Former New York Central and Penn Central yard, now CSX

Hot Spots 5 Selkirk New York - Former New York Central and Penn Central yard, now CSX

Selkirk, New York is the biggest yard in the Northeast, and is now owned by CSX. We spent two frigid days at Selkirk in February, 2000 to bring you CSX in the snow from both ends of the yard. The west end for the Chicago Line and the east end for the Boston Line, the River Line and the branch to the ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT5
1 Hour 25 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 6 Gary Indiana - CSX Norfolk Southern and the EJ&E come toegther here

Hot Spots 6 Gary Indiana - CSX Norfolk Southern and the EJ&E come toegther here

Pine Junction in Gary, Indiana is our #6 hot spot, and what a hot day of railfanning we had, with 75 trains in just over 12 hours, has to be our best day yet! CSX, NS and the EJ&E all come together at Pine, plus we saw power from Conrail, UP, SP, CNW, SOO, CP, BN, BNSF, SF, South Shore and Amtra ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT6
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 7 Dolton Illinois - CSX and Union Pacific cross the Indiana Harbor Belt

Hot Spots 7 Dolton Illinois - CSX and Union Pacific cross the Indiana Harbor Belt

Dolton, Illinois, is where CSX & UP cross the Harbor Belt on Chicago's south side. Dolton, apart from being really ugly, has a lot of trains and an active tower. I was fortunate enough to be invited into the tower by towerman Ralph on two afternoons, which was really good, since I got some nice ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT7
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 8 Daggett California - The Union Pacific Salt Lake main and the BNSF Transcon come together here

Hot Spots 8 Daggett California - The Union Pacific Salt Lake main and the BNSF Transcon come together here

Daggett, California is the point that UP's line from Salt Lake City meets BNSF's transcontinental mainline just east of the big yard at Barstow. We taped the trains of BNSF & UP from before dawn to after sunset on a superb March 2000 day. Lots of intermodal, autorack and manifest traffic moving ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT8
1 Hour 15 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95

Hot Spots 9 O

Hot Spots 9 O'Fallons - Over 100 trains a day on the Union Pacifc mainline

O'Fallons Junction is the west end of the busiest piece of freight railroad in the country, averaging 125 trains a day. O'Fallons is just west of Union Pacific's huge yard at North Platte, Nebraska, and is the point the Orrin coal line branches off from the Overland Route. 60+ trains, non stop actio ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT9
1 Hour 15 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $14.95