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Watseka - Illinois Hot Spot DVD
Watseka, 77 miles south of Chicago, is where the UP's line to Texas crosses the TP&W. The CSX trains from Chicago to the Southeast and CP trains to Louisville have trackage rights on the UP to Woodland Jct. 5 miles to the south. As many as 50 trains hammer the diamonds at Watseka. This video shows 24 hours of action at Watseka and Woodland Jct. in Sept. 1997. Watseka deserves to be called a Hot Spot as it was in Trains Magazine. 110 minutes.
Thunder on the Airline DVD
The former Santa Fe, now BNSF, route between Chicago and Kansas City has long been known as the Airline because it is the straightest and fastest rail line between those two rail centers. No other railroad has such an fleet of hot trains. This tape shows 24 hours of awesome action on the airline in Sept. 1997 east of Fort Madison in west central Illinois. 83 minutes.
CSX and IC at Odin, Illinois DVD
The small town of Odin, 66 miles east of St. Louis, retains its old time railroad flavor. Odin is where the Illinois Central's main line via Centralia crosses CSX's former B&O line to St. Louis. The number of trains through Odin has grown recently and changes are coming on CSX. This video shows all of the trains through Odin for 24 hours in the fall of 1997. 98 minutes.
CSX North Florida Funnel DVD
All CSX freights from the Midwest and Northeast bound for Florida take the funnel in northern Florida between Folkston, GA and Callahan, FL to reach Jacksonville and the rest of Florida. All Amtrak trains from the Northeast take this funnel also. Up to 55 trains on peak days use this track, one of the busiest line segments on CSX. This video shows 24 hours of action in the fall of 1997 on CSX's North Florida Funnel. 103 minutes.
Union Pacific Sunset Route in West Texas DVD
The busy former SP Sunset Route has been the property of the UP since September 1996. This video shows 30 hours of action around Sierra Blanca in West Texas where the former Texas & Pacific line joined the Sunset Route, along with a couple of trains on Paisano Pass in April 1998 when this part of the Sunset Route was severely congested. This video gives an unintended look at how a busy rail line can become gridlocked when power and crews are in short supply. 80 minutes.
BNSF Around Lincoln, Nebraska DVD
With over 70 freights in 24 hours, Lincoln is one of BNSF's busiest terminals. This video shows action in March of 1998 at both ends of Lincoln's Hobson Yard, daylight action on the Kansas City line centered around Firth Hill, and then nearly 24 hours of action on the Chicago line between Lincoln and Ashland. All BNSF color schemes are shown including new Heritage scheme SD70MACs. 154 minutes.
CSX and Amtrak at Ashland, VA DVD
Ashland, where the former RF&P, now CSX main line goes right down the middle of the street, is one of the best-known railfan hot spots and most railfan friendly places in Virginia. Ashland is fifteen miles north of Richmond on the CSX and Amtrak main line between the Northeast and the Southeast. This program shows all the trains for 24 hours in March 2011 on the former RF&P two main track line that bisects Ashland with the tracks running right down the middle of Center Street and Railroad Avenue for nearly a mile and half through the center of the town. The track also runs right next to Randolph-Macon College and pedestrians and bicyclists crossing the tracks are a common sight. Traffic on the CSX main line is beginning to recover from the Great Recession and on peak days of the week forty CSX and Amtrak trains pass through Ashland. “CSX and Amtrak at Ashland, VA” is 67 minutes in length. This DVD has the option of being watched with or without narration.
The Road to New Orleans II - CSX and NS DVD
This video shows action on the two rail lines that run into New Orleans from the east - CSX and Norfolk Southern. First is 24 hours of action on the busiest rail line into New Orleans, CSX, shot around Pass Christian, MS, and then 24 hours on NS north of Hattiesburg, MS. CSX hugs the Coast and has the water crossings but the NS line into New Orleans is anything but level and straight for their long trains to traverse in northern Mississippi. 86 minutes.
Thunder on the Gallup Sub DVD
For fans who like to see the high cars rolling at speed, there is no better place to be than along the former Santa Fe main line in northern New Mexico. This video shows 24 hours of action on the Gallup sub between Belen and Gallup in April 1998, during one of the last El Nino storms. BNSF's incredible fleet of hotshots led by warbonnets and Heritage units charges uphill and downhill across the Continental Divide. 106 minutes.
CN’s South Bend Subdivision DVD
“CN’s South Bend Subdivision” shows the trains and operations on and around the single-track portion of the South Bend sub between Schoolcraft and Edwardsburg in southern Michigan in October of 2010. CN’s operating philosophy now reigns and CN runs long trains on this relatively flat line. This line is part of the present day CN main line between Montreal and Chicago. This program also shows how the former GTW has fared after the great recession in 2008 and 2009 when domestic car production slowed to its lowest rate in nearly fifty years. And with more and more traffic from Canada coming into the States, traffic on this fascinating line has held up fairly well. “CN’s South Bend Subdivision” is 64 minutes in length. This DVD haas the option to be watched with or without narration.