Classic St. Louis Railroading (48 minutes) Experience eighteen different railroads in and around St. Louis. Featured are: Alton & Southern * Chicago & Eastern Illinois * Chicago & North Western * Chicago, Burlington & Quincy * Cotton Belt * Frisco * Gulf, Mobile & Ohio * Illinois Central * Louisville & Nashville * Manufacturer's Railway * Missouri-Kansas-Texas * Missouri Pacific * New York Central * Norfolk & Western (including locomotives still painted in Wabash and in Nickel Plate colors) * Penn Central * Pennsylvania * Terminal Railroad Association * early Amtrak.
Motive power and paint schemes include EMD E-and F-units, Geeps, SW1200s and SW1500s, SD40s and SD45s, and a rare TR1 cow/calf set; Alco RS2, RS3, RSD5, RS36, S2, FA, and C424; GE U25B, U30B, and U30C; and an F-M H10-44. Shot at sites in Illinois and Missouri, it's a fantastic journey back to the heart of American railroading! Enjoy scenes captured from
Santa Fe Vintage Diesels (50 minutes) Fairbanks-Morse, Baldwin, Alco, and EMD locomotives in passenger and freight service fill the screen in this exciting retrospective of Santa Fe motive power in New Mexico, Kansas, and Illinois. You'll see Alco U30CGs, U28CGs and Fairbanks-Morse H12-44Ts at Dearborn Station in Chicago, the EMD GP7M prototype used on the Santa Fe as #99, the popular CF7s rebuilt from F3s and F7s by the Santa Fe in their own shops, and a rare shot of an early articulated railcar. Line drawings and specifications make this a valuable resource for your railroad collection!
DVD Special Features: * Two stereo soundtracks, one with the natural train sounds, the other with narration added. The viewer can switch the narration on or off at any time. * Chapter Menus provide instant access to program segments.