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24 Hours at Gibbon Junction DVD
Gibbon, NE, 175 miles west of Omaha on the UP main, is the location of one of the World's great rail junctions. More tonnage passes through Gibbon than any junction in the World. Gibbon averages nearly 120 trains in 24 hours. This video shows 24 hours af action around Gibbon in May of 1998, at a time when the UP's operations through there were near gridlock, and many trains needed recrews. Three DVD, two tape set. Four Hours.
24 Hours at Berea - Crossroads of Conrail DVD
Berea, Ohio, 12 miles west of Cleveland, is where Conrail's main lines between Chicago and Philadelphia, and New York and St. Louis cross. With up to 80 trains in 24 hours, this well-known railfan hotspot is the busiest single point on Conrail. This video shows 26 hours of awesome action in May of 1998, in Conrail's last year of existence. Three DVD, two tape set, 4 hours, 10 minutes.
BNSF Columbia River Subdivision DVD
BNSF’s Columbia River Sub stretches from Latah Junction, just west of Spokane, to Wenatchee at the base of the Cascade Mountains. This former Great Northern and Burlington Northern line hosts BNSF’s many intermodal trains between Seattle and Tacoma and Chicago. This line is not flat. From Spokane, the Columbia River Sub climbs five hundred feet as it traverses the Columbia Plateau and then drops down into the Columbia River Valley east of Wenatchee on a one percent grade. Double stack and “Z” trains thunder across the Columbia Plateau either in run eight or with their dynamic brakes screaming. And Amtrak’s Empire Builder makes an appearance also. ”BNSF Columbia River Subdivision” shows over twenty-four hours of action on BNSF’s Columbia River Subdivision in October of 2010. This program is 61 minutes in length. This DVD has the option to be watched with or without narration.
Conrail's Spectacular River Line DVD
With high bridges, tunnels, miles of river running, and scenic overlooks, Conrail's River Line along the Hudson between northern New Jersey and Selkirk is arguably the most scenic rail line in the East. And the number of trains has tripled in the past 30 years. This video shows many of the scenic highlights and then all the trains for 24 hours in August 1998. 103 minutes.
CSX "S" and "A" Lines in North-Central Florida DVD
This program shows over twenty-four hours of action on both of CSX’s main lines from Jacksonville to Tampa and Miami in north-central Florida in October of 2011. These lines are better known as the “S” and “A” Lines, referring to their Seaboard Airline and Atlantic Coast Line ancestry respectively. Both lines are in for big changes in the next two years as the State just purchased sixty-one miles of the “A” Line around Orlando for use as a commuter line. Several CSX trains will be transferred to the “S” Line and additional capacity will be added. Both lines are mostly single-track, high-speed, high capacity lines with long sidings about ten miles apart and centralized traffic control. Six Amtrak trains also run on this part of the “A” Line. With housing starts and construction way down, this program shows how CSX is coping with the great recession, and as you will see, traffic on these lines has held up fairly well. CSX "S" and "A" Lines in North-Central Florida is 76 minutes in length. This DVD has the option of being watched with or without narration.
The Trains of Horseshoe Curve DVD
What railfan has not heard of Conrail's Horseshoe Curve, six miles west of Altoona, PA. This video shows trains at Altoona, the top of the Hill, the Curve itself, and then all the trains that run around the Curve for 24 hours on the more accessible West Slope west of Cresson. Six or more helper sets are in use at once. All scenes were shot in July 1998, in CR's last months as an independent railroad. Two DVD, two tape set. 3 hours, 25 minutes.
Norfolk Southern's Chicago District DVD
Once part of the Nickel Plate, traffic on NS's busy Chicago District from Fort Wayne to Chicago has quadrupled since the NS merger. This video shows 28 hours of action in May of 1998 around Hobart in northwest Indiana where NS's two main lines from Fort Wayne come together. Great changes are coming to this track after the Conrail split. 100 minutes.
Deshler, Ohio - Crossroads of CSX DVD
The small town of Deshler in Northwest Ohio is where the Philadelphia to Chicago and Detroit to Cincinnati main lines of CSX cross at grade. Once known as the Crossroads of the B&O, Deshler is even more important to CSX. 50 trains a day pour through Deshler with even more after the split of Conrail. This video shows 24 hours of action at Deshler in May of 1998 before the CR split. 3 Hours, 30 minutes. Two disk DVD, two tape VHS set.
Illinois Central 1998 DVD
This video gives a look at the trains and operations on the mid-section of the Illinois Central in May of 1998. First is nearly 24 hours of trains on the Edgewood Cutoff in Southern Illinois, then action around Fulton, KY, the physical heart of the old IC, and finally 24 hours of action south of Memphis, TN on the IC's busiest freight line - the Yazoo District. 90 minutes.
Conrail's Southern Tier Line DVD
Conrail's Southern Tier Line across New York is one of Conrail's most railfanned lines. From Portage to Starrucca, this video shows the scenery, semaphores, and trains of Conrail and its tenants - the St. Lawrence & Hudson, and Susquehanna in December of 1998, just before NS took control of the Southern Tier. This video also includes scenes around Binghamton, the railfan capital of the Southern Tier, and 24 hours of action west of Binghamton. 69 minutes.