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NS Roanoke to Norfolk Main DVD
Between Abilene and Burkeville, just west of the crew change point of Crewe in south-central Virginia, all Norfolk Southern trains bound for Norfolk run on the same single-track line. Crewe is midway between Roanoke and Norfolk and this section of track is part of the original Norfolk and Western main line. West of Abilene, loaded coal trains take the former Virginian line between Roanoke and Abilene while other trains take the former N&W main to Roanoke. This line between Crewe and Abilene hosts some of the heaviest trains on this continent – export coal trains bound for Norfolk Southern’s Pier 6 at Lamberts Point in Norfolk. Besides coal, this line sees an increasing amount of intermodal traffic headed to Norfolk. This program shows over 24 hours of action between Crewe and Abilene in August of 2008. “NS Roanoke to Norfolk Main” is 68 minutes in length. The DVD of this program has the option of being watched with or without narration.
NS around Horseshoe Curve DVD
What railfan has not heard of Horseshoe Curve. Located six miles west of Altoona in central Pennsylvania, Horseshoe Curve is just one part of what Trains Magazine once called “the busiest mountain railroad in the world”, the 37 miles of three track main line over the mountain, the former Pennsylvania Railroad’s crossing of the Allegheny Mountains and the Eastern Continental Divide. Norfolk Southern’s line over this mountain today may not be the steepest grade in the country, or even the busiest any more, but this is big time railroading and even more tonnage squeals around Horseshoe Curve today than when it was Conrail’s or the Pennsylvania’s main line across Pennsylvania. Horseshoe Curve and its environs are still one of the seven wonders of the railroad world, and one of the pilgrimages all railfans must take at least once in their lifetime. This program shows all the trains for 24 hours west of Cresson on the more accessible west slope which is still quite a challenge for the long trains that NS likes to run over the mountain, and trains shot at Altoona, the top of the hill at Tunnel Hill and Gallitzin, and at the Curve itself in August of 2008. “NS around Horseshoe Curve” is a two DVD, two tape set and is 2 hours, 53 minutes in length. The DVD version of this program has menus and chapters and the ability to be watched with or without narration.
CP Binghamton to Scranton DVD
The former Delaware and Hudson, now Canadian Pacific, line between Binghamton, New York and Scranton, Pennsylvania that contains the two largest reinforced concrete railroad viaducts in the world over Tunkhannock and Martin’s Creeks, was originally part of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western’s main line between northern New Jersey and Buffalo. The center portion of this line, the Clarks Summit-Hallstead cutoff that contains the massive concrete viaducts, two-thirds of a mile long Nicholson Tunnel, and many deep cuts, was built as a low-grade super railroad with no grade crossings by the DL&W between 1912 and 1915. That this line is still in use is something of a miracle as it has had several close calls with abandonment and five owners since the Erie – Lackawanna merger in 1960. Today, thanks to complex trackage and haulage rights agreements between CP and Norfolk Southern, the former Lackawanna and EL line between Binghamton and Scranton is still part of the CP system and is the busiest line on the former Delaware and Hudson system. “CP Binghamton to Scranton” shows all the trains for three days and one night on CP’s Sunbury Subdivision between Binghamton and Scranton in August of 2008. “CP Binghamton to Scranton” is 69 minutes in length. The DVD version of this program has chapters and menus and the option to be watched with or without narration.
Jesup, Georgia - CSX Hot Spot DVD
Jesup, 58 miles south of Savannah in southern Georgia, has long been an important junction on the predecessors of CSX. The CSX line through Jesup is the former Atlantic Coast Line’s famed Richmond to Jacksonville speedway, which today is better known as the “A” Line. At Jesup the “A” line splits into two lines, one heading to CSX’s largest hump classification yard in the South at Waycross, and the other to Jacksonville. In addition to CSX’s long trains between the Northeast and Florida, all of Amtrak’s New York to Florida trains pass through Jesup. In 2003 a railfan platform was opened at Jesup. This program shows over 24 hours of action in and around Jesup in March of 2008. “Jesup, Georgia – CSX Hot Spot” is 74 minutes in length. The DVD version of this program can be watched with or without narration.
NS Atlanta to Birmingham Main DVD
Norfolk Southern’s former Southern Railway main line between Atlanta and Birmingham is quite a mountain railroad. Known as the East End District, this busy line crosses a southern extension of the Blue Ridge near the Georgia-Alabama border where we videotaped. With UP using KCS’s Meridian Speedway as a shortcut for intermodal traffic between the West Coast and Atlanta and new assembly plants opening up in the South, intermodal and auto traffic has been growing rapidly on this line in recent years. “NS Atlanta to Birmingham Main” shows over 24 hours of traffic on Norfolk Southern’s East End District between Atlanta and Birmingham in the spring of 2008. “NS Atlanta to Birmingham Main” is 70 minutes in length. The DVD version of this program has the option of being watched with or without narration.
SP Sunset Route - 1993 DVD
This DVD covers 24 hours of action on the SP's Sunset Route during the summer of 1993 when traffic was booming and the SP was leasing any power it could get its hands on. See one container train after another thundering across the desert around Deming, New Mexico, on SP's busiest route. 90 minutes.
Dorval - Canada's Hot Spot DVD DVD
This DVD looks at the awesome action around Dorval, Canada, just west of Montreal, where Via Rail, Canadian National, and Canadian Pacific trains run side by side. Alco's were running on both the CN and CP in the spring of 1993 when this was videotaped. 93 minutes.
NS and CSX at Dalton, Georgia DVD
Historic Dalton, Georgia, 99 miles north of Atlanta, is the busiest crossing of two railroads in the state of Georgia outside of Atlanta. Here CSX’s and Norfolk Southern’s Atlanta to Chattanooga mains cross at grade. The historic Western and Atlantic, predecessor of today’s CSX line through Dalton, was one of the most important rail lines in the Confederacy – connecting the northern states of the Confederacy to the southern states. Today, as many as 70 trains a day funnel through downtown Dalton and cross at grade. This program shows all the NS and CSX trains through Dalton for 24 hours in April of 2008. “NS and CSX at Dalton, Georgia” is 168 minutes long and is a 2 DVD/ tape set. The DVD on this program has the option of being watched with or without narration.
CSX in the New River Gorge DVD
“CSX in the New River Gorge” shows a day and a half of awesome action in and around the New River Gorge on CSX’s New River subdivision between Prince and Deepwater, West Virginia in March of 2008. The spectacular New River Gorge is known as the grand canyon of the East. Today this 137-year old, water level line is carrying more tonnage than anytime in the past 15 years as coal to the port of Newport News has increased over 50 per cent in the last year as export coal undergoes another of its boom periods. “CSX in the New River Gorge” is 96 minutes in length. This DVD has the option on being watched with or without narration.
Eastern Canada Regionals 2007 DVD
This program shows many of the trains and operations on four regional railroads in eastern Ontario and western Quebec – The Ottawa Valley Railway, Quebec Gatineau, Montreal, Maine, and Atlantic, and last but not least, Ontario Northland, in the fall of 2007. The first three of these were spun-off by the Canadian Pacific in the mid 1990s. Ontario Northland has always been an independent regional railroad and was built and owned by the Province of Ontario from the beginning. With its remote services and friendly employees, the nearly 700 mile long ONR is arguably the most fascinating regional Railroad in North America. “Eastern Canada Regionals 2007” is 106 minutes long. The DVD on this program has the option of being watched with or without narration.