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Union Pacific

Union Pacific's Bailey Yard

Union Pacific's Bailey Yard in North Platte, Nebraska is the largest railroad yard in the world, with constant activity twenty-four hours a day. Join us for a tour of the yard, with informative commentary by our guide, and a visit to the diesel shops. Take in all the action from the Golden Spike Tow ...more
HIGHBALL
UPBY
1 Hour 50 Mins
$29.95

611 Returns to Steam

611 Returns to Steam

After a year rebuilding, and 20 years as a static museum display, N&W 611 stormed back into steam, and the public's mind, in 2015. Crowds turned out to watch the J Class 4-8-4 as she took up the Queen of Steam mantle once again. Built by the N&W in Roanoke, the J Class was destined for greatness. ...more
HIGHBALL
611RTS
1 Hour 2 Mins
$24.95

Tehachapi Cab Ride

Tehachapi Cab Ride

Although it starts in a grey day in March, 1998, this is a fascinating ride from Bakersfield to Barstow over Tehachapi Pass. Eight units power the Z NBYWSP-9, BNSFÕs hottest train, with C40-8W #861 on the point. The view is straight ahead from Caliente to Mojave, but with many roving camera shots, ...more
HIGHBALL
TECR
2 Hours 17 Mins
$19.95

611: The Final Excursion

611: The Final Excursion

This program preserves the final chapter in the operating history of Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 J Class locomotive No. 611. Norfolk Southern announced the end of its steam program, effective with the final excursion of 611 on December 3, 1994. That cold Fall day afforded spectacular scenes of 611 ...more
VALHALLA
VNW611
56 Mins
$19.95

A Rocky Mountain Winter - Canadian Pacific in the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains

A Rocky Mountain Winter - Canadian Pacific in the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains

Canadian Pacific through the magnificent scenery of the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains in February, 2008. New Gevo's are out and about, some in the new, simpler paint and some in the new 'Olympic' paint. Some superb winter weather compliments the action, which takes place bewteen Exshaw and Revelstoke, ...more
HIGHBALL
ARMW
2 Hours
$24.95

Rails To the Sunshine - The Florida East Coast Railroad

Rails To the Sunshine - The Florida East Coast Railroad

The Florida East Coast in action on the north end of the system, between the yard at Jacksonville and Melbourne. Manifests, locals, intermodals and rock trains ply the well ballasted main line of the FEC. The new SD70M-2ís are much in evidence, paired with ex Union Pacific SD40-2's and GP40-2's sti ...more
HIGHBALL
FECW
1 Hour
$24.95

Hot Spots 33, Pine Junction - Norfolk Southern and CSX in Gary

Hot Spots 33, Pine Junction - Norfolk Southern and CSX in Gary

Pine Junction at Gary, Indiana hosts 2 double track main lines, from CSX and Norfolk Southern. Joining that traffic is the single line from Canadian National (former EJ&E). We'll see Amtrak, CP, South Shore, UP, BNSF and Indiana Harbor Belt besides our host railroads at Pine Junction. It makes for ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT33
1 Hour 15 Mins
$24.95

Hot Spots 23 Kansas City, The Bottoms - BNSF, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, Kansas City Southern

Hot Spots 23 Kansas City, The Bottoms - BNSF, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, Kansas City Southern

Kansas City is home to some of the most intense railroading anywhere, with upwards of 400 trains a day passing through. We take a look at the old industrial area of The Bottoms, with trains from BNSF, UP, NS & KCT, and spend time at BN Crossing, with trains on three levels and continuous action ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT23W
2 Hours 37 Mins
$24.95

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad DVD

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad DVD

Climb aboard as first generation Alco diesels pull vintage passenger cars through the beautiful and scenic mountains of western Maryland. Along the route you'll ride through the "narrows," around Helmstetter's curve, through Brush Tunnel and head up and around the mountains to the restored station a ...more
PENTREX
WMSR-DVD
30 Mins
$29.95

Illinois Joint Line CSX & UP on the Villa Grove Sub

Illinois Joint Line CSX & UP on the Villa Grove Sub

Union Pacific's Villa Grove Sub runs from the big city of Chicago to the small town of Villa Grove. It is a busy double-track main, jointly owned by CSX and UP. This North-South line crosses many of the busy East-West mainlines in the Chicago area. We’ll see Canadian National, Indiana Harbor Belt ...more
HIGHBALL
IJL
1 Hour 40 Mins
$29.95

Connie Close Up

Connie Close Up

Ride the flightdeck of not 1, but 2, Lockheed Constellations! Start with an explanation of the engineeers panel, then we see startup, taxiing and take off from both inside the aircraft and airside. You are riding in the MATS Connie, owned by the Constellation Group, restored and doing the show circu ...more
HIGHBALL
CONN
1 Hour
$19.95

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 1 DVD

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 1 DVD

Measuring 132 feet long and weighing one and a quarter million pounds, the Union Pacific Big Boys were the largest, heaviest, most powerful steam locomotives of their type. These giants could pull a five and a half mile long train on level track. Although only 25 Big Boys were ever built, over 18 ye ...more
PENTREX
BBC1-DVD
1 Hour 23 Mins
$29.95

Covered Wagons of the Cascade

Covered Wagons of the Cascade

F Units and E Units, commonly known as Covered Wagons, were very much standard power in the 1950's & 60's. By the 1970s, age was catching up to these classic units and their sheer numbers began to dwindle as railroads either rebuilt them into switchers or retired them from service altogether. By the ...more
PENTREX
CWC-DVD
48 Mins
$29.95

Union Pacifics Mighty Turbines DVD

Union Pacifics Mighty Turbines DVD

Union Pacific has always been on the cutting edge of locomotive technology. In the 1950s, it became the only railroad ever to place a fleet of gas turbine-electric locomotives into regular mainline service.

Here is the whole turbine story, from rare footage of an early steam turbine experimen ...more
PENTREX
UPT-DVD
46 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $19.95

Doublestacks Over Donner DVD

Doublestacks Over Donner DVD

Pentrex traveled to Donner Pass in the winter of 2009-2010, spending several weeks to capture the revitalized action that can now be found on the Roseville Subdivision. The Union Pacific had just finished a 12-month project to increase the clearances in 15 tunnels and snow sheds on Donner Pass so th ...more
PENTREX
DSDONR-DVD
2 Hours
$29.95

Union Pacific Big Boy Collection DVD

Union Pacific Big Boy Collection DVD

The biggest, the strongest, the grandest American steam locomotive. Only 25 were built and now - for the first time - Pentrex shares ALL 25 of the Big Boys in action in the most incredible display of steam power ever!

A recently discovered film collection of professionally photographe ...more
PENTREX
PCBB-DVD
1 Hour 35 Mins
$39.95

The Rathole Combo DVD

The Rathole Combo DVD

The Rathole &
Through the Rathole Cab Ride

Named for the 23 tunnels that once embellished the line, the Rathole stretches between Danville, Kentucky and Oakdale Tennessee. High bridges, deep cuts, tunnels, and grades cover this vital link in Norfolk Southern's system. Pentrex visited t ...more
PENTREX
RTH-DVD
2 Hours 28 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $19.95

Hot Spots 34 Bathurst Street Toronto Canada

Hot Spots 34 Bathurst Street Toronto Canada

Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada is located one mile outside Toronto Union Station and is a very busy place indeed during the morning and afternoon rush hours, often with multiple trains in view. In addition to GO Transit, Bathurst Street sees trains from Via Rail Canada and Amtrak. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT34
1 Hour 45 Mins
$24.95

The Pokey - Elkhorn Grade - The Norfolk Southern Pocohontas Division

The Pokey - Elkhorn Grade - The Norfolk Southern Pocohontas Division

Norfolk Southern's Pocahontas District recently had clearances raised for double stacks as part of the Heartland Project. Elkhorn grade between Bluefield and Iaeger is the steepest part of the Pokey, giving even NS's latest SD70ACe's a workout with heavy coal trains as they wind through the valleys ...more
HIGHBALL
ELKW
1 Hour 45 Mins
$24.95

Utah Railway Over Soldier Summit

Utah Railway Over Soldier Summit

The Utah Railway owns the only six MK50-3's built, and these together with five ex Australian SD50S's drag 15,000 ton coal trains up the 2.4% grade to Soldier Summit using all of the units roaring 38,500 horsepower creating an unforgettable spectacle. The line over Soldier Summit belongs to Union Pa ...more
HIGHBALL
UTAH
1 Hour 42 Mins
$29.95

Santa Fes New Mexico Mainline Combo DVD

Santa Fes New Mexico Mainline Combo DVD

Santa Fe's Clovis and Gallup Subs exist in a land of red rock bluffs, windswept mesas, and rugged canyons where Super Fleet diesels in red and silver Warbonnet paint lead high-priority intermodal trains and drag freights in unending numbers. Pentrex captured the beauty of New Mexico railroading Sant ...more
PENTREX
SFNM-DVD
3 Hours
$29.95

Rails & the Mother Road - A Route 66 Rail Adventure

Rails & the Mother Road - A Route 66 Rail Adventure

Well, this one's a bit different. Elrond Lawrence's book "Route 66 Railway" convinced me that I should go take a look and see what was left of Route 66's artifacts. Disc 1 takes a look at California, from San Bernardino, over Cajon, through Victorville to Barstow, and across the Mojave to ...more
HIGHBALL
RA09
3 Hours
$29.95

Union Pacific 844 Returns to the Mainline

Union Pacific 844 Returns to the Mainline

Union Pacific never retired 4-8-4 number 844, She became the first in a line of significant steam locomotives to be saved and restored to operating condition and then used as ambassadors for the UP. The public loves seeing and riding behind big steam! But steam requires a lot of care, and afte ...more
HIGHBALL
844RTM
1 Hour 10 Mins
$24.95

Steam to Sacramento DVD

Steam to Sacramento DVD

Four of the largest steam locomotives attending Railfair '91 in Sacramento, California, arrived pulling special trains. Pentrex captured some fantastic images of steam at work as the engines headed for the exciting West Coast event.

Union Pacific 844 and the 3985 departed Cheyenne, Wyomin ...more
PENTREX
S2SAC-DVD
1 Hour 15 Mins
$29.95

Hot Spots 32 Bayview Junction Ontario - Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, VIA, GO Transit, Amtrak

Hot Spots 32 Bayview Junction Ontario - Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, VIA, GO Transit, Amtrak

CN, CP, VIA, GO Transit and Amtrak all use the Y at Bayview Junction in Hamilton Ontario. Check out this popular local railfan location. ...more
HIGHBALL
HOT32W
1 Hour 30 Mins
$24.95