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The Super Chief The Whole Story (DVD)


New DVD. The whole story of one of the world's most famous streamlined trains, from birth to burial. The whole trip from Dearborn Station, Chicago to Union Terminal, Los Angeles, with particular attention to the Great Bridges across the Mississippi and Missouri and the Great Passes: Raton, Glorieta and Cajon.s sparkle in the breathtaking white of early winter against a diamond blue New Mexico sky. The Super Chief squeezes onto the sinuous single track hung in the slot canyon above Apache Creek as it squirms toward Glorieta Pass ( as high and more spectacular than Raton, but rarely photographed). glimpse the rest of the Santa Fe's streamlined fleet in action, including the San Francisco Chief, The Texas Chief, The Grand Canyon, The El Capitan, and Alco PAs leading The San Diegan along the Pacific surf. 73 minute run time.

 Buyer pays $5.00 for USPS Priority shipping or $3.50 Media Mail

The Complete West Side Railroad


Film coverage of the famous West Side Lumber Company, which operated in the rugged woodlands of Northern California.



Previously viewed VHS tape has approximate 53 minute run time.




Price: $30.00 plus $3.50 for media mail shipping in US. Please view other videos I have listed. No additional shipping cost for multiple video orders.

John Allen's Gorre & Daphetid (VHS or DVD)

This new video John Allen's Gorre & Daphetid features the late John Allen's legendary "Gory & Defeated" HO train layout. Footage includes the model's vast network of standard and narrow gauge track, including a trolley line! You'll see more than 100 incredible bridges - some over five feet high, others clinging to the canyons of the Akinback Mountain range - along with working cable cars and water wheels, snow-capped mountains, ocean car ferries, award-winning scratch-built structures, and much more. Color, 36 minutes.

Price: $35.00 plus $3.50 for media mail shipping in US. Please view other videos I have listed. No additional shipping cost for multiple video orders.

The Third Avenue "EL" (VHS)

From City Hall at the southern tip of Manhattan to Gun Hill Road in the Bronx experience the gingerbread fretwork, the Hansel & Gretel wrought iron, the Mandala stained glass windows, even the pot bellied stoves. Just some of the attributes that made the Third Avenue El the most loved, the most exhilarating and the most hated of all forms of New York City transportation. New VHS tape in sealed packaging, 31 minute run time. 

Price: $35.00 plus $3.50 for media mail shipping in US.

New York City "Elevateds" (VHS)

Mid 1950s coverage of the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens elevateds as well as some coverage of the SIRT, H&M Tubes, and Newark City subway. This video is a bit unusual in that it includes quite a few winter scenes. You name it, it's on here - gate cars, Myrtle Avenue, Polo Grounds, crossing gates, snow, SIRT. Photos by Frank Pfhler and Ron Schliessman. New VHS tape in sealed packaging, 60 minute run time 

Price: $45.00 plus $3.50 for media mail shipping in US.