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At the Throttle Cab Ride Vol 2 DVD

At the Throttle Cab Ride Vol 2 DVD

Climb aboard as we take an exciting 70-mile trip over BNSF's Cajon Subdivision from Devore to Barstow. You'll have the best seat in the house! We've placed our camera at the very front of the lead unit on BNSF's hottest Z train. The four GE Dash 9 44CWs on our train provide 17,600 horsepower for the ...more
PENTREX
ATT2-DVD
1 Hour 50 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Best of 1984 DVD

Best of 1984 DVD

This is a special collection of railroading activities that took place during 1984.

Highlights include:

• The Speno Rail Grinder in the Mojave Desert
• Southern Pacific Olympic Special
• Union Pacific on the Feather River
• Santa Fe on Cajon Pass
â ...more
PENTREX
1984-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

China Steam Spectacular DVD

China Steam Spectacular DVD

Imagine thousands of steam locomotives in everyday use, rolling through lands of stunning beauty. That was steam railroading in China in 2001 when this exciting documentary was filmed. Much of it is hauntingly similar to the American railroads of the 1930s-1950s. All of it is fascinating. Join our t ...more
PENTREX
CHINAST-DVD
2 Hours 28 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Huntington Steam Combo DVD

Huntington Steam Combo DVD

2 Shows on 1 Disc!

Steam to Huntington: History was made as three steam engines headed for the NRHS Convention in Huntington, West Virginia. Pentrex crews captured the action as the Pere Marquette 1225 departed Owasso, Michigan with a freight bound for Lima, Ohio.

After Lima, Nickel Pl ...more
PENTREX
HSC-DVD
3 Hours
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

KCS Across The Meridian Subdivision DVD

KCS Across The Meridian Subdivision DVD

Kansas City Southern has converted a poorly maintained and marginally profitable route spanning the states of Mississippi and Louisiana into a raceway of modern commerce. Cast off as having little hope by previous owner Illinois Central, this line is now part of what KCS calls its Transcontinental D ...more
PENTREX
KCSM-DVD
1 Hour 50 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

LTV Mining Railroad DVD

LTV Mining Railroad DVD

Pentrex takes you where few have ventured: deep into the inner plant and strip mines of LTV Mining Company's Minnesota operation as it existed in the early 1990s. You'll see the last intact group of EMD-delivered F-Units that remain in service on what was formerly known as the Erie Mining Railroad. ...more
PENTREX
LTV-DVD
1 Hour
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Pittsburgh Mainlines DVD

Pittsburgh Mainlines DVD

Heavy Railroad Action Around the "Iron City"

Imagine a place where the railroading includes mountain helper districts, long tunnels, countless bridges, triple track mainlines, heavy industrial switching, an active interlocking tower, and well over a hundred trains a day! That ...more
PENTREX
PBMAIN-DVD
2 Hours 16 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Sacramento Steam 99 DVD

Sacramento Steam 99 DVD

Steam ruled the rails in Sacramento when the California State Railroad Museum hosted Railfair "99 and the NRHS and R&LHS scheduled their national conventions in Sacramento to coincide with the June 1999 event. Many of the major steam locomotives operating in the US plus dozens of other loco ...more
PENTREX
SS99-DVD
3 Hours 30 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Santa Fe Combo: Heartland-Merger DVD

Santa Fe Combo: Heartland-Merger DVD

Step back to September 21, 1995, Santa Fe's last full day of independent operations before its merger with Burlington Northern. Days prior to that milestone, Pentrex set out on an odyssey across America's heartland to document the final chapter of this historic railroad. Two videos resulted which ha ...more
PENTREX
SFMERGE-DVD
2 Hours 49 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Steam 98 DVD

Steam 98 DVD

Big steam locomotive power ventured onto the high iron during the summer of 1998, and Pentrex was on the spot to capture the excitement for your enjoyment!

Our adventure begins with Milwaukee Road 261. This shiny black beauty led an excursion on the Twin Cities & Western in Minnesota, ran on ...more
PENTREX
STEAM98-DVD
2 Hours
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

1986 Steam Expo Vancouver DVD

1986 Steam Expo Vancouver DVD

Over 20 operating steam locomotives traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia to participate in the largest gathering of steam in recent time. Locomotives from England, Canada, and the United States were there for the Grand Parade of Steam! We'll also visit the SteamExpo site for a close up view of th ...more
PENTREX
EXPO-DVD
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Steam to Los Angeles DVD

Steam to Los Angeles DVD

50th Anniversary of the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal

It'snow known as one of the most dramatically exciting side-by-side steam locomotives scenes ever staged - UP 8444 and SP 4449 running on the parallel tracks leading up Cajon Pass. The two mighty locomotives were leaving the 50th An ...more
PENTREX
SLA-DVD
1 Hour 15 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Steamtown Grand Opening DVD

Steamtown Grand Opening DVD

The long-awaited debut of the new Steamtown National Historic Site took place over July 4th weekend, 1995, and Pentrex was on the spot to capture this historic Grand Opening and the excursions leading up to it.

Follow Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 steam locomotive #261 and New York, Susquehanna & West ...more
PENTREX
STGO-DVD
1 Hour
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Trains on the High Plains DVD

Trains on the High Plains DVD

Coal! It moves by the thousands of tons across the High Plains from Wyoming's Powder River Basin to power plants in the Midwest and South. Come with Pentrex to the rarely visited hills of eastern Wyoming, western South Dakota, and Nebraska to see heavy coal trains of more than 100 hoppers pulled by ...more
PENTREX
PLAINS-DVD
57 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

UP 844 Western Heritage Tour DVD

UP 844 Western Heritage Tour DVD

In April 2009, Union Pacific sent its goodwill ambassador, steam locomotive 844, on a 32-day excursion to help celebrate several Western railroading events. Leading its handsome, matched set of vintage passenger cars, the venerable 4-8-4 powered its train over Donner Pass on the westbound leg of its ...more
PENTREX
WHT-DVD
45 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

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
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Midwest Challenger - Union Pacific 3985

Midwest Challenger - Union Pacific 3985

Union Pacific's Challenger 3985, the biggest operating steam engine in the world on a U.P. special between Cheyenne, Wyoming and Saint Paul, Minnestota in September, 2008. You'll see this impressive, massive locomotive storming Archer Hill, along the triple track, a spirited departure from North Pla ...more
HIGHBALL
3985W
1 Hour 17 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

734 Photo Freight - Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

734 Photo Freight - Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

Ex Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 #734 on a photo freight on the Western Maryland Scenic in fall foliage. Hear her barking exhaust, and see smoke and steam plumes in the cold air as the engine works hard on the grades. ...more
HIGHBALL
734W
1 Hour 5 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Along the Animas River - Action on the Durango & Silverton

Along the Animas River - Action on the Durango & Silverton

Exciting narrow gauge steam action in the spectacular scenery of Coloradoís Animas River Canyon. A fall Durango & Silverton photographers special provides both sunny and moody, atmospheric weather, and a winter special has glorious sunshine with deep snow. K-28 2-8-2 #478 is the power for the s ...more
HIGHBALL
ATAW
1 Hour 30 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Berkshire Doubleheader! Nickel Plate 765 and Pere Marquette 1225

Berkshire Doubleheader! Nickel Plate 765 and Pere Marquette 1225

Nickel Plate 765 and Pere Marquette 1225 together for the first time since the 80's on a Lerro Productions photo freight. Day 1 was the 765 alone, day 2 was both engines. Purely mindless runby's, but hear them bark! Lots of sound and fury, massive smoke plumes and some awesome stack talk. Includes s ...more
HIGHBALL
BERKW
1 Hour 14 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Britain

Britain's Heritage Steam Volume 1

A look at two of Britain's Heritage Railways, the North Yorkshire Moors and the Great Central, both on Gala Weekends and with a total of 13 engines in steam. The world's newest main line steam engine, the 2008 built A1 Pacific 'Tornado' is running on the GC, as is the 2008 restored Britannia Pacific ...more
HIGHBALL
BHS1W
1 Hour 38 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Coal Smoke Over Cumbres DVD

Coal Smoke Over Cumbres DVD

A five day photo charter on the Cumbres & Toltec with superb weather on all five days. Awesome stack talk from hard working K-36's fighting the grade on a perfectly still pre dawn morning, pre dawn and sunrise glint shots at Lava tank, super sunrise silhouttes at Hangman's trestle come together ...more
HIGHBALL
COSMW
2 Hours 7 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Chinese Steam At Work

Chinese Steam At Work

Steam doing what it was designed to do, in regular service. First we visit the Fengshuigue Coal Mine Railway, with a JS 2-8-2 on a passenger train at a very crisp dawn, then JS's shuffling cars. Next we visit the Benxi steel mill with SY 2-8-2's shuffling hot metal cars and slag cars, continuous act ...more
HIGHBALL
CSAW
2 Hours
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

To the Top Of the World By Steam the Darjeeling - Himalayan Railway

To the Top Of the World By Steam the Darjeeling - Himalayan Railway

The Darjeeling - Himalayan is totally charming, and once out of the frenetic lower portion, so are the people, especially the children. We start our journey at Siliguri, not quite the start of the railway, but the site of the engine shed, and an Indian Rail station, so there are 3 gauges, broad gaug ...more
HIGHBALL
DHRW
1 Hour 40 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Steam In the Harz - German Narrow Gauge

Steam In the Harz - German Narrow Gauge

The Harz Mountains in Northern Germany, formerly East Germany, is home to the largest steam powered meter gauge system in Europe. Chunky 2-10-2 tank engines are the mainstay of the three line system (Harzquerbahn, Brockenbahn and Selketalbahn) and power all service trains up the 3% 12 mile climb up ...more
HIGHBALL
HARZW
2 Hours
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Isle of Man Steam Railway

Isle of Man Steam Railway

A Spring photo charter, featuring charming 2-4-0 tank engines originally built for the railway between 1876 and 1905. Despite their small size, these little engines make impressive stack talk when working hard. Three days of photo run-by's with passenger trains and a mixed train, plus some service t ...more
HIGHBALL
IOMW
1 Hour
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Steam To Janakpurdham - Narrow Gauge in India

Steam To Janakpurdham - Narrow Gauge in India

Tipong Coal Mine is located in Northeast India, on the border with Burma, and for the moment runs the oldest steam locomotive in regular service in the world, and a Darjeeling B class.Living on borrowed time, this 2 foot gauge railway takes coal from the mine through the jungle to a truck loading fa ...more
HIGHBALL
JANAW
1 Hour 40 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Steam Over La Veta Pass -  Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

Steam Over La Veta Pass - Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

A Trains Unlimted Tours steam photo freight on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroadís La Veta Pass in Colorado, with ex Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 #18 at the beginning of May, 2008. Some superb mountain weather and some sprited run-byís, lots of sound and fury! Minimal narration. ...more
HIGHBALL
LAVW
1 Hour
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Mallets In the Mountains - Italian built steam in Eritrea

Mallets In the Mountains - Italian built steam in Eritrea

Italian built 0-4-4-0 mallet tank engines at work in this scenic African country. From the Red Sea port of Massawa across the deserts and up though the mountains, over the bridges and through the tunnels to Arbaroba and the capital of Eritrea, Asmara. Along the way we'll see the people, camels ...more
HIGHBALL
MTMW
2 Hours
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Mountain Thunder - Steam on the Heber Valley and Nevada Northern railroads

Mountain Thunder - Steam on the Heber Valley and Nevada Northern railroads

Incredible steam action on the Heber Valley and Nevada Northern railroads, with 3 engines in action. The Heber Valley's Baldwin Consolidation type 2-8-0, a former Union Pacific freight engine puts on a magnificent display with a photo freight in Utah's snow covered Wasatch Mountains, awesome runby a ...more
HIGHBALL
MTNTW
1 Hour 40 Mins
Price: $19.95
SALE! $12.95

Plandampf Polska

Plandampf Polska

The last steam hauled passenger trains in regular service in Europe run out of the steam center at Wolsztyn, Poland. Join us for a Plandampf, a special steam event organized by The Wolsztyn Experience. We'll see three types of engines, O149-7, Pt47-65 and Tr5-65 on regular service trains to Poznan a ...more
HIGHBALL
POLW
1 Hour 15 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch

The RH&D is a 15" gauge, 1/3 scale, 13.5 mile light railway in Kent, England. Power is to the outline of Gresley A3 Pacifics, plus a couple of 4-8-2's. Built in the late 1920's, impeccably maintained and turned out, these 9+ ton engines are truly delightful. The railway is not a t ...more
HIGHBALL
RHDW
1 Hour
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Shibanxi

Shibanxi

We visited this unique little railway in the Spring of 2011, when the rapeseed was in full bloom. The railway is the lifeline of the villages it serves, with little road access, virtually everything must travel by train. Chinese tourists from Chengdu flock to the area at weekends, and many tourist t ...more
HIGHBALL
SHIBW
2 Hours 20 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

Steam Northeast - Tourist steam on the Edaville, White Mountain Central and Valley railroads

Steam Northeast - Tourist steam on the Edaville, White Mountain Central and Valley railroads

Never to be repeated scenes from Edaville during railfan weekend 1991 and Christmas, 1991. Lots of smoky atmosphere, the little Baldwin 2-4-4T's are a delight to see and hear. Next is a 70 ton Climax on the White Mountain Central in the summer of 1991, then we see the Valley RR's Chinese 1647 in exc ...more
HIGHBALL
STNE
1 Hour
Price: $19.95
SALE! $12.95

Welsh Steam Volume 1

Welsh Steam Volume 1

TWO GREAT STEAM PROGRAMS ON ONE DVD!

BLANCHE AND THE EARL

A steamy story about Wales' Ffestiniog Railway and two of it's locomotives. We take a cab ride on Blanche, and see both Blanche and The Earl out on the line. In addition we'll take a brief tour of the shops at Boston Lodge and a ...more
HIGHBALL
WS1W
1 Hour 50 Mins
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

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
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95

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
Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.95