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Mountain Thunder

Mountain Thunder

14.00

Incredible steam action on the Heber Valley and Nevada Northern railroads, with 3 engines in action. The Heber Valley's Baldwin Consolidation type 2-8-0, a former Union Pacific freight engine puts on a magnificent display with a photo freight in Utah's snow covered Wasatch Mountains, awesome runby action, all sound and fury! Sunrise to sunset action in superb weather. Next is the Nevada Northern, where we take a step back in time in the engine house, then it's off to lineside for runby action, with recently overhauled passenger 4-6-0 #40 strutting her stuff with a passenger train, including a 124 year old Pullman palace car, and Alco 2-8-0 #93 with a freight train making the valley's echo with her whistle and exhaust. Some magnificent action in Nevada's high country. Not to be missed, a must see program for steam lovers everywhere!.

by Highball Productions * 100 mins + Directors Cuts and Bonus Features. * Colour * Narrated

Ref S121 DVD Regular Price £21

SPECIAL OFFER £14
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EMD's SD60, Volume 2

EMD's SD60, Volume 2

20.00

"Widecabs, Cowls & Rebuilds"

In this volume, we take a look at the wide cab models of this locomotive. Included are SD60M's from BNSF, Union Pacific, Soo Line, Canadian Pacific, CSX and Norfolk Southern. Also included are rebuilt SD60E's from NS and the Cowl design SD60F's from Canadian National.

In a world of high horsepower and high tech locos dominating the rail scene on Class One rails, it is refreshing to see these old workhorses still out doing their thing. Enjoy the sites and sounds of SD60's!

Running Time 145 minutes

Color, HiFi Stereo Sound, Narration on/off Feature, 16:9 Widescreen

©2018 C. Vision Productions

Regular Price £21

NEW RELEASE OFFER £20 UNTIL 7th December 2018
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EMD's SD60, Volume 1

EMD's SD60, Volume 1

20.00

The SD60 is a six-axle diesel locomotive built by the Electro Motive Division of General Motors from 1984 to 1995. Due to the unreliability of the SD50's, EMD's creation of the SD60 was a success as many Class One railroads still roster these locomotives today. The 60's all have a 3,800 horsepower 16-cylinder 710G series EMD prime mover. This was an improvement to the 3,000 horsepower 645's that were found in the SD40-2's.

In this volume, we feature trains led with the standard cab SD60's from the Soo Line, Canadian Pacific, Canadian National, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern and the New York, Susquehanna & Western.

In a world of high horsepower and high tech locomotives dominating the rail scene on Class One rails, it is refreshing to see these old workhorses still out doing their thing. Enjoy the sites and sounds of SD60's!

Running Time 150 minutes

Color, HiFi Stereo Sound, Narration on/off Feature, 16:9 Widescreen

©2018 C. Vision Productions

Regular Price £21

NEW RELEASE OFFER £20 UNTIL 7th December 2018
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Manitoba & Saskatchewan

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Manitoba & Saskatchewan

16.50

This the final volume of SPV’s COMPREHENSIVE RAILROAD ATLAS OF NORTH AMERICA covering Canada and includes the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

The Atlas shows all currently operated common carrier, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes. Lines shown as electrified or narrow gauge are shown only as such when they are currently so equipped or were at abandonment. Lines built as narrow or broad gauge and subsequently regauged are shown as standard gauge.
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BNSF's MOJAVE MAIN LINE

BNSF's MOJAVE MAIN LINE

22.00

BNSF's Needles Subdivision travels 170 miles through one of the hottest and driest places in North America: The Mojave Desert.

Between Barstow and Needles, California, the double track main line follows the rough contours of a land that is anything but flat. Modern locomotives fight an age old battle with gravity through several miles of 1.4% grades. The wide open vistas of the desert produce great views of long trains twisting through its many curves. The lonely mile posts pass old ghost towns slowly succumbing to the desert and mysterious station names like Klondike, Siberia and Bagdad.

Highlights include the junction with Union Pacific's Salt Lake City route at Daggett, Ash Hill, the junction with the Arizona & California Railroad at Cadiz, and Goff's Hill.

The high density Southern Transcon sees 80 trains per day, yielding both a wide variety and many perfectly timed meets. From hot and fast Z trains to long, heavy stacks, grain, coal, ethanol and manifest trains, the Needles Subdivision delivers!

This program was shot in March of 2018.This program was shot in March of 2018.

Run Time: 2 hours 20 minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions

DVD Regular Price £23

NEW RELEASE OFFER £22 UNTIL 5th October 2018
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BOTH Montana Rail Link DVDs Vols 1 & 2

BOTH Montana Rail Link DVDs  Vols 1 & 2

UNION PACIFIC'S CIMA SUBDIVISION

UNION PACIFIC'S CIMA SUBDIVISION

22.00

California's Mojave Desert is the driest place in North America. It ranges in elevation from over 11,000 feet in the Spring Mountains, to 282 feet below sea level in Death Valley. Through this seemingly barren land, a mainline railroad charts a course connecting Salt Lake City with the rich ports of Southern California. It is known as Union Pacific's Cima Subdivision.

Covering the western portion of the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad, the Cima Subdivision runs for 173 miles between Yermo, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Various intermodal trains race between Chicago and Southern California. Coal trains lumber over the steel rails along with heavy manifests for Salt Lake City, North Platte, and West Colton. Auto rack and ethanol tank trains add to the interesting mix of traffic.

Following the Mojave River, the rails pass through the amazing features of Afton Canyon then race across the dunes to the oasis of Kelso. Next comes the stiff 2.2% climb over Cima Hill. Draw bars strain as big diesels dig in for the nineteen mile pull to the summit. Crossing into Nevada, trains leave the lonely desert behind as they roll among the lights of Las Vegas.

This program was shot in March and April of 2018.

Run Time: 1 hour 58 minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions Ref D530

Regular Price £23

NEW RELEASE OFFER £22 UNTIL 7th December 2018
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BNSF's MOJAVE MAIN LINE

BNSF's MOJAVE MAIN LINE

23.00

BNSF's Needles Subdivision travels 170 miles through one of the hottest and driest places in North America: The Mojave Desert.

Between Barstow and Needles, California, the double track main line follows the rough contours of a land that is anything but flat. Modern locomotives fight an age old battle with gravity through several miles of 1.4% grades. The wide open vistas of the desert produce great views of long trains twisting through its many curves. The lonely mile posts pass old ghost towns slowly succumbing to the desert and mysterious station names like Klondike, Siberia and Bagdad.

Highlights include the junction with Union Pacific's Salt Lake City route at Daggett, Ash Hill, the junction with the Arizona & California Railroad at Cadiz, and Goff's Hill.

The high density Southern Transcon sees 80 trains per day, yielding both a wide variety and many perfectly timed meets. From hot and fast Z trains to long, heavy stacks, grain, coal, ethanol and manifest trains, the Needles Subdivision delivers!

This program was shot in March of 2018.This program was shot in March of 2018.

Run Time: 2 hours 20 minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions
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UNION PACIFIC'S CIMA SUBDIVISION

UNION PACIFIC'S CIMA SUBDIVISION

23.00

California's Mojave Desert is the driest place in North America. It ranges in elevation from over 11,000 feet in the Spring Mountains, to 282 feet below sea level in Death Valley. Through this seemingly barren land, a mainline railroad charts a course connecting Salt Lake City with the rich ports of Southern California. It is known as Union Pacific's Cima Subdivision.

Covering the western portion of the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad, the Cima Subdivision runs for 173 miles between Yermo, California and Las Vegas, Nevada. Various intermodal trains race between Chicago and Southern California. Coal trains lumber over the steel rails along with heavy manifests for Salt Lake City, North Platte, and West Colton. Auto rack and ethanol tank trains add to the interesting mix of traffic.

Following the Mojave River, the rails pass through the amazing features of Afton Canyon then race across the dunes to the oasis of Kelso. Next comes the stiff 2.2% climb over Cima Hill. Draw bars strain as big diesels dig in for the nineteen mile pull to the summit. Crossing into Nevada, trains leave the lonely desert behind as they roll among the lights of Las Vegas.

This program was shot in March and April of 2018.

Run Time: 1 hour 58 minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

By 7idea Productions
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Locomotive 2018

Locomotive 2018

9.00

Locomotive 2018 features 100 pages of compelling photography and information - from modern makeovers to historic locomotives.

The all-new 2018 edition includes:

All-new motive power review: An exclusive listing of every new locomotive built plus major rebuilds in North America.

Updated big six fleets by the numbers: A look at upward and downward trends in comparison to last year.

A locomotive is born: A look back at David P. Morgan's 1962 Trains feature following General Electric's U25B from concept to completion.

BNSF in the Wilds of Wyoming: Explore remote operations in the state's Bighorn Basin.

And much more!

ORDER your copy today! Estimated ship date is 14TH SEPT. 2018
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Trackside around Norfolk with Kurt Reisweber

Trackside around Norfolk with Kurt Reisweber

Ref: 1496


Price: 50.00

by Kurt Reisweber

The intriguing railroading around Norfolk, Virginia is expertly described by the author in this 128 page book. Norfolk is toured through the lens of cameraman Soph Marty in the 1950s and followed up by the work of author Reisweber and others during the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Norfolk Southern Heritage In Color

Norfolk Southern Heritage In Color

Ref: 1493


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

Travel back to see the genesis of the fabled Norfolk Southern Heritage units that roamed far and wide in 2012 and 2013. See what the designers and painters based their work on and how they interpreted it against images of the original vintage diesel units.

Seaboard Coast Line In Color

Seaboard Coast Line In Color

Ref: 1472


Price: 50.00

William G. McClure III

The motive power of the Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line railroads were merged to form this new system in 1967 and were later augmented by new power.

Norfolk & Western In Color Volume 2 1964-1973

Norfolk & Western In Color Volume 2 1964-1973

Ref: 1388


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

The 1964 merger of N&W with the Nickel Plate and Wabash mixed up the staid N&W diesel roster. Throw in the Akron Canton & Youngstown and a wild assortment of diesel types had to be assimilated.


Norfolk & Western In Color Vol. 3: 1974-1982

Norfolk & Western In Color Vol. 3: 1974-1982

Ref: 1397


Price: 50.00

Stephen M. Timko

After a decade of absorbing the Nickel Plate and Wabash, the expanded Norfolk & Western finds its stride and a new NW logo.

Norfolk & Western Facilities In Color Volume 1: Eastern Lines

Norfolk & Western Facilities In Color Volume 1: Eastern Lines

Ref: 1382


Price: 50.00

by William G. McClure III

Stations, towers, shops, coaling stations, and many other structures of the original N&W Eastern Lines.

GM&O The Alton Route In Color Volume 1: The First Generation

GM&O The Alton Route In Color Volume 1: The First Generation

Ref: 1353


Price: 50.00

Jim Boyd

An examination of the formation of the motive power of the predecessor roads of the Gulf Mobile & Ohio. Steam and first generation diesel.

Louisville & Nashville In Color Volume 2 by R. C. Borkowski, Jr.

Louisville & Nashville In Color Volume 2 by R. C. Borkowski, Jr.

Ref: 1348


Price: 50.00

A system-wide examination of the L&N from the steam era right up to its absorption into the Seaboard System.

Seaboard Air Line In Color Volume 1: Motive Power and Memories

Seaboard Air Line In Color Volume 1: Motive Power and Memories

Ref: 1346


Price: 50.00

The end of steam and the entire diesel roster from Centipedes and FT's to C420's and GP40's - all in vivid color

Trackside in the Virginias 1954-1969 with Wayne Sherwin

Trackside in the Virginias 1954-1969 with Wayne Sherwin

Ref: 1341


Price: 50.00

William R. Sparkmon

The railroads of Virginia and West Virginia are illustrated in full color during the late steam / early diesel period.

Trackside around Georgia 1968-1970 with Jim Boyd

Trackside around Georgia 1968-1970 with Jim Boyd

Ref: 1323


Price: 50.00

A fond look back at the SCL, SOU, CG, L&N, regional roads and shortlines in Georgia. Future Railfan and Railroad editor Jim Boyd was delivering new EMD's at the time.

Trackside around West Virginia 1963-1968 with Bob Withers

Trackside around West Virginia 1963-1968 with Bob Withers

Ref: 1275


Price: 50.00

Journalist Bob Withers relates his early railfanning days on the B&O, C&O, N&W and shortlines in his home state.

Trackside around Louisville (West) 1947-1958 with Jack Fravert

Trackside around Louisville (West) 1947-1958 with Jack Fravert

Ref: 1270


Price: 50.00

By Castner, Campbell, Buccola and Tipton

Pioneering color photographer Jack Fravert's color work on the B&O, Monon, K&IT, IC, SOU and some intriguing shortlines around his hometown of Louisville is chronicled in more than 200 photographs.

Trackside in Appalachia with Gene Huddleston

Trackside in Appalachia with Gene Huddleston

Ref: 1266


Price: 50.00

by Gene Huddleston

Gene relates his Appalachian roots and experiences on the C&O, N&W, and other routes in the mountainous regions that produced this country's coal. Includes many obscure shortlines!

Trackside around Charlottesville,VA 1967-1984 with Jeremy F. Plant

Trackside around Charlottesville,VA 1967-1984 with Jeremy F. Plant

Ref: 1260


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

Noted Morning Sun author Jerry Plant details his own early photographic ventures on the Southern, C&O, RF&P, SCL, & N&W in Virginia. Coverage continues with shortlines Chesapeake Western, Virginia Blue Ridge and W&W.

Southern Railway Through Passenger Service In Color

Southern Railway Through Passenger Service In Color

Ref: 1228


Price: 50.00

by Greg Stout

An examination of Southern's passenger fleet - its trains, motive power, rolling stock and operations - from the 1940's until its reluctant entrance into Amtrak in 1979.

Trackside around Louisville (East) 1948 - 1958 with Jack Fravert

Trackside around Louisville (East) 1948 - 1958 with Jack Fravert

Ref: 1241


Price: 50.00

by Rick Tipton, Charles Buccola, John Campbell and Charles B. Castner

Jack Fravert chronicled the railroading around Louisville in the years following WWII when steam was succumbing to the diesel. L&N, C&O and PRR steam and diesel operations are examined and explained in detail.

Norfolk & Western Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Norfolk & Western Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1132


Price: 50.00

by Jim Nichols

View the freight, passenger and non-revenue equipment of this storied carrier through more than 300 color photographs from the 1950s, 60s, right up to the merger into Norfolk Southern. Examine the many workaday hoppers of this coal-hauler to the glamour of its POCAHONTAS streamliner.

Southern Railway Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Southern Railway Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1094


Price: 50.00

by Jim Kinkaid

The customer-customized rolling stock of the Southern System is illustrated in a whopping 340+ color photos dating as far back as 1945. See how "The Southern Serves the South" with its unique equipment.

Southern Railway In Color Volume 2

Southern Railway In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1095


Price: 50.00

by Alton Lanier

The sequel to Southern Railway in Color by Fred Cheney and Dave Sweetland (which sold out quickly and is no longer available) is this new 128-page hardcover book containing over 240 vintage views of the Southern.

was £ 50 - NOW ONLY £ 35 (WHILST STOCKS LAST)

Illinois Central In Color

Illinois Central In Color

Ref: 1038


Price: 50.00

by Lloyd E. Stagner

This mid-western giant also had a large presence in the South. This heavily steam laden 128-page book also appeals to diesel lovers as handsome E-units and big Alcos grace the pages throughout!

IC/GM&O Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

IC/GM&O Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1184


Price: 50.00

by James Kinkaid

The varied equipment of the Illinois Central and Gulf Mobile & Ohio railroads is examined in this all-color book through more than 300 photos. A small chapter on the merged Illinois Central Gulf completes this all-color book.


Western Maryland Trackside

Western Maryland Trackside

Ref: 1258


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

A color history of the Western Maryland in its last three decades through the camera lens of its Vice President of Operations, George M. Leilich.

Frisco In Color

Frisco In Color

Ref: 1036


Price: 45.00

by Lou Marre & Greg Sommers

From the mid-Fifties until the end of independent existence, the Frisco operated its main lines as fast freight properties, while the various branches and lighter-traffic lines were judiciously employed to feed the mains. Motive power purchases are outlined in roster form in this new 128-page all-color book, and operating practices over the diesel years are noted in photo captions and comments throughout.

Frisco/Katy Color Guide to Freight Equipment

Frisco/Katy Color Guide to Freight Equipment

Ref: 1180


Price: 50.00

by Nicholas Molo

The varied freight rosters of the St.Louis - San Francisco Railway (Frisco) and the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (Katy) are reviewed in full color in more than 300 photographs. There's even a handful of passenger cars used jointly by these fallen flags.

Seaboard Air Line Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Seaboard Air Line Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1091


Price: 45.00

by Paul Faulk

The railroad that ran "Through the Heart of the South" was known as an innovator and effective competitor against its two larger neighbors. The attractive equipment of the Seaboard was no small part in this battle. Enjoy this varied roster in the more than 300 color photos of this road which disappeared in 1967.

Atlantic Coast Line Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Atlantic Coast Line Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment

Ref: 1107


Price: 50.00

by Paul Faulk

The Atlantic Coast Line's flamboyant purple, silver and gold trim stood out in a sea of boxcar red and hopper black. Study its passenger and freight roster through hundreds of vintage photos in this 128-page all color book.

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac In Color

Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac In Color

Ref: 1217


Price: 50.00

by J.F. Plant, S. Short & W.G. McClure

113 miles of busy double track linking North and South symbolize the RF&P. Operations during the steam and diesel years as well as a chapter on equipment are illustrated in full color.

Kansas City Southern In Color

Kansas City Southern In Color

Ref: 1186


Price: 50.00

by Jim Boyd

Passenger and freight train operations are examined system wide on the KCS by former Railfan and Railroad Magazine editor Jim Boyd. Photography concentrates on the first and early second generations of diesels.

Clinchfield In Color Volume 1

Clinchfield In Color Volume 1

Ref: 1175


Price: 50.00

by C. K. Marsh Jr.

The fabled Clinchfield is chronicled in full color by noted CRR expert Marsh. Steam, cab units, second generation power pull the trains over the mountains on one of the heaviest tonnage single track railroads in the US.

Trackside around Atlanta 1955-1975 with Howard Robins

Trackside around Atlanta 1955-1975 with Howard Robins

Ref: 1233


Price: 50.00

by Paul Faulk

The rail center of the South is scrutinized in full color by noted photographer Howard Robins. Enjoy ACL, SAL, SOU, A&WP, GA, CofG, SCL, L&N, and the other smaller roads that made Atlanta, Georgia such an eclectic mix of railroading in the 1960s.

Southern States Trolleys In Color

Southern States Trolleys In Color

Ref: 1229


Price: 50.00

by Ed Ridolph

The remaining streetcar companies of the Old South after WWII are visited in full color. Richmond, Norfolk, Newport News, Roanoke, Fairmont, Parkersburg, Wheeling, Princeton, Louisville, Newport, Memphis, Charlotte, Greenville, Savannah, Atlanta, Birmingham, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, New Orleans, Hot Springs, Little Rock, Houston, Dallas, Waco, and El Paso are all represented.

Virginian Railway In Color

Virginian Railway In Color

Ref: 1256


Price: 50.00

by William McClure & Jeremy Plant

The steam, diesel and electric operations of the fabled Virginian are reviewed in full color during the 1950s.

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