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UP's Jefferson City Subdivision DVD

“UP’s Jefferson City Subdivision” shows all the trains on one of the most historic railroads in the West – Union Pacific’s Jefferson City Subdivision that stretches from St. Louis to Jefferson City, Missouri. This line was once the Pacific Railroad, the first railroad to lay track west of the Mississippi River and the first to reach Kansas City. Later part of the St. Louis to Kansas City main line of the Missouri Pacific and the route of the Eagles, this UP main line today, at least before the current recession, is as busy as it has ever been, thanks to the tide of low sulfur coal trains from the Powder River Basin, UP’s many intermodal, auto, and manifest trains, and Amtrak’s Missouri River Runners. All UP traffic between St. Louis and Kansas City takes this scenic, two main track line that follows the Missouri River. This program shows twenty-four hours of fast-paced action between Herman and Chamois on UP’s Jefferson City Subdivision east of Jefferson City in October of 2009.  This DVD has the option to be watched with or without narration.  “UP’s Jefferson City Subdivision” is 1 hour, 33 minutes long and sells for $34.95 plus $5 for S&H. 

Price: $34.95

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  • Video Format: DVD

The Cheetah & the Thoroughbred, Part II - NS Chicago Lines

Part II of "The Cheetah and the Thoroughbred" shows the trains and operations in northern Indiana on both on Norfolk Southern's main lines into Chicago from the east - the former Conrail Chicago Line on Otis Hill between South Bend and Porter, and NS's original main line from Fort Wayne to Chicago, around Hobart, IN.  The power was a rainbow of colors also.  Seven weeks after "day one", we caught over 24 hours of awesome action on each of these busy lines into Chicago. Three DVD/ Two tape Set.  Three Hours, 51 Minutes. 

Price: $50.95

The Cheetah & the Thoroughbred, Part II - NS Chicago Lines DVD

Part II of "The Cheetah and the Thoroughbred" shows the trains and operations in northern Indiana on both on Norfolk Southern's main lines into Chicago from the east - the former Conrail Chicago Line on Otis Hill between South Bend and Porter, and NS's original main line from Fort Wayne to Chicago, around Hobart, IN.  The power was a rainbow of colors also.  Seven weeks after "day one", we caught over 24 hours of awesome action on each of these busy lines into Chicago. Three DVD/ Two tape Set.  Three Hours, 51 Minutes. 

Price: $50.95

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  • Video Format: DVD

The Cheetah & the Thoroughbred, Part I - CSX's New Expressway

On 6/1/99, CSX and NS split up Conrail.  The greatest change took place on the newly double tracked CSX main line across Ohio and Indiana.  Overnight the number of freight trains on their "New Expressway" went from around 25 a day to 50.  We caught over 24 hours of awesome action in late July of 1999 on CSX's New Expressway at Milford Junction in northern Indiana, 113 miles east of Chicago.  There the former CR branch, now owned by NS, crosses the CSX main at grade.  141 minutes. 

Price: $38.95

The Cheetah & the Thoroughbred, Part I - CSX's New Expressway DVD

On 6/1/99, CSX and NS split up Conrail.  The greatest change took place on the newly double tracked CSX main line across Ohio and Indiana.  Overnight the number of freight trains on their "New Expressway" went from around 25 a day to 50.  We caught over 24 hours of awesome action in late July of 1999 on CSX's New Expressway at Milford Junction in northern Indiana, 113 miles east of Chicago.  There the former CR branch, now owned by NS, crosses the CSX main at grade.  141 minutes. 

Price: $38.95

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  • Video Format: DVD

Northern Plains Regionals DVD

The northern plains, where the wind seems to never stop blowing and the winters can be brutal, are also the home to several fascinating regional railroads. Thanks to the importance of agriculture there, this is one part of the country where the presence of railroads is perhaps more appreciated and indeed more necessary than the rest of the country. For the northern plains are a long way from the coastal ports and navigable rivers that bounties of the land usually need to get to customers in Europe and Asia. Just like the rest of the country, the large railroads operating on the northern plains began to sell off or abandon their maze of branch lines in the 1980s and early 1990s. This left the northern plains with a number of spin-offs from the larger roads that seemed to have neither the traffic nor the resources to rebuild their worn-out track and survive the harsh climate and the vicissitudes of the weather on crops. Yet some of these smaller railroads have not only survived but seem to be thriving as they are in far better condition than that which they were left with by their class I parents. This program shows the trains and operations on four northern plains Regionals – the Northern Plains Railroad, the Dakota, Missouri Valley, and Western, the Red River Valley and Western, and the Twin Cities and Western in November of 2008. These four railroads between them operate over 1700 miles of track in Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and Montana.  Length = 76 minutes.  Price = $30.95 plus $5.00 for shipping and handling.  This DVD has the option of being watched with or without narration.

Price: $30.95

Norfolk Southern's Automotive Artery

Norfolk Southern's main line from Detroit to Kansas City handles more autos and auto parts than any other line in the Midwest.  And with the Conrail split this former Wabash line has taken on a new role as a key part of NS's main line from the East to St. Louis and Kansas City.  RoadRailers, auto trains, intermodal, and manifest trains - this line has them all.  This video shows over 24 hrs. of action on the busiest part of NS's automotive artery east of Decatur, IL, in late July 1999.  100 minutes. 

Price: $34.95

Norfolk Southern's Automotive Artery DVD

Norfolk Southern's main line from Detroit to Kansas City handles more autos and auto parts than any other line in the Midwest.  And with the Conrail split this former Wabash line has taken on a new role as a key part of NS's main line from the East to St. Louis and Kansas City.  RoadRailers, auto trains, intermodal, and manifest trains - this line has them all.  This video shows over 24 hrs. of action on the busiest part of NS's automotive artery east of Decatur, IL, in late July 1999.  100 minutes. 

Price: $34.95

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  • Video Format: DVD

Haley Tower Farewell

Haley Tower in Terre Haute, Indiana, guards the crossing of CSX's Chicago to Nashville main and CSX's former Conrail St. Louis Line.  Haley closed on 10/22/99.   This video shows 24 hours of action in and around Haley on October 1st, 1999, three weeks before Haley closed.  Over 40 CSX and CP trains a day pass by this busy interlocking.  Two hours, 19 minutes. 

Price: $38.95

Haley Tower Farewell DVD

Haley Tower in Terre Haute, Indiana, guards the crossing of CSX's Chicago to Nashville main and CSX's former Conrail St. Louis Line.  Haley closed on 10/22/99.   This video shows 24 hours of action in and around Haley on October 1st, 1999, three weeks before Haley closed.  Over 40 CSX and CP trains a day pass by this busy interlocking.  Two hours, 19 minutes. 

Price: $38.95

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  • Video Format: DVD