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Gerald M Bests 1927 Steam Odyssey DVD

Gerald M Bests 1927 Steam Odyssey DVD

From Chicago to New York's Camelback Country Featuring the New York, Ontario & Western

Noted rail cinematographer Gerald M. Best is well known for his early films of Western railroading. But in 1927, Gerald decided to go home to Port Jervis, New York and on that trip he photographed Eastern r ...more
PENTREX
IFR553-DVD
20 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

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! $9.95

Illinois Terminal: A Traction Time Machine DVD.

Illinois Terminal: A Traction Time Machine DVD.

Step back to the 1930s-1950s to experience one of the largest interurban railroads in the country. Originally known as the Illinois Traction System, the Illinois Terminal Railroad was a significant provider of passenger and freight service for central Illinois, with Springfiled as its hub. Now, thro ...more
PENTREX
ILT-DVD
45 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $12.95

Pentrex DVD Previews Vol 1 DVD

Pentrex DVD Previews Vol 1 DVD

Pentrex DVD Previews bring you the subjects, variety, and action you look for in your railroading entertainment and they're the ideal way to sample the superior quality that goes into every Pentrex show. Volume 1 treats you to 43 different shows spanning two and a half hours of great viewing!

Note ...more

PENTREX
PDP1-DVD
2 Hours 30 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $7.95

Pentrex DVD Previews Vol 2 DVD

Pentrex DVD Previews Vol 2 DVD

Pentrex Previews are a favorite way to sample the full range of railroading adventures you can expect to find in a Pentrex DVD. Whether you're looking for steam, vintage diesels, favorite fallen flags, famous locations, or today's mainline operations, there's something for everyone in this over two ...more
PENTREX
PDP2-DVD
2 Hours 15 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $7.95

Pentrex DVD Previews Vol 3 DVD

Pentrex DVD Previews Vol 3 DVD

Here's the best way to sample the quality that goes into every Pentrex show, preview our latest DVD releases, and revisit your favorite railroading hot spots! Pentrex DVD Previews Volume 3 is packed with highlights from these 44 exciting programs:

* Above 3751 to San Diego
* Across ...more
PENTREX
PDP3-DVD
1 Hour 34 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $7.95

SPs Central California Mainline DVD

SPs Central California Mainline DVD



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SP's Central California Mainline (DVD Video)

Southern Pacific's busy San Joaquin Subdivision runs through the beautiful agricultural heartland of California's Central Valley. This important North-South route helps link Los Angeles and Portland Oregon, and prov ...more
PENTREX
SPCCM-DVD
1 Hour 13 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

SPs Geeps and Cadillacs DVD

SPs Geeps and Cadillacs DVD

Vintage Workhorses
Enjoy the sights and sounds of 40-year old GP9, SD7, and SD9 diesel locomotives moving freight over Southern Pacific's Central California mainlines and branchlines in the 1990s. Nicknamed "Geeps" and "Cadillacs," these engines revolutionized American railroa ...more
PENTREX
SPGEEP-DVD
53 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Steam Across America Combo DVD

Steam Across America Combo DVD

FeaturingVolume I - The East&Volume II - The WestPentrex takes you back to the late 1950s and early 1960s for a close-up look at the waning years of steam locomotives in operation on America"s railroads. The exceptional color footage used for this presentation was captured on 16mm film ...more
PENTREX
SAA-DVD
1 Hour 10 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $19.95

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

Todays Chicago Railroads DVD

Todays Chicago Railroads DVD

Chicago, 1991! The country's railroading capital, with a network of rail lines unlike anywhere else in the nation. The Fallen Flags of today - Burlington Northern; Chicago & North Western; Chicago Central; Conrail; Grand Trunk Western; Illinois Central; Santa Fe; Soo Line; and Wisconsin Central ...more
PENTREX
TCR-DVD
2 Hours
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Todays Illinois Central Vol 1 - North DVD

Todays Illinois Central Vol 1 - North DVD

Explore the exciting northern half of the Illinois Central Railroad from the Chicago area to Fulton, Kentucky during the pre-merger days of 1996. Pentrex takes you on a journey down the main line where you'll see locals, switch jobs, through-freights, and fast intermodal trains hard at work. The IC ...more
PENTREX
ICN-DVD
1 Hour 39 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Todays Illinois Central Vol 2 - South DVD

Todays Illinois Central Vol 2 - South DVD

Visit the southern half of the Illinois Central Railroad as it existed in 1996 for an eye-opening tour of discovery. The secrets of the IC unfold as our travels take you from Fulton, Kentucky to New Orleans. Watch heavy grain and long mixed freights, locals switching pulpwood lots, fast intermodals, ...more
PENTREX
ICS-DVD
1 Hour 39 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Todays Maine Railroads DVD

Todays Maine Railroads DVD

Come along on a journey of discovery when Pentrex set out in the early 1990s to explore the railroads of the Pine Tree State. You'll see all the freight operations of the time plus a fascinating tourist line. Maine's beauty is revealed as you follow the trains through villages and across the open co ...more
PENTREX
MAINE-DVD
1 Hour 45 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Todays Northwestern Pacific DVD

Todays Northwestern Pacific DVD

Take a step back in time as Pentrex pays affectionate tribute to the Northwestern Pacific Railroad. It's 1992 and the Northwestern Pacific, a Southern Pacific subsidiary, is still running its venerable SD-9s on through trains from Suisun City to Willits in Northern California. Lumber is still the ch ...more
PENTREX
TNWP-DVD
1 Hour 50 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Todays Shortlines & Regionals Vol. 1 DVD

Todays Shortlines & Regionals Vol. 1 DVD

Shortline and regional railroads are the backbone of today's railroad industry. As Class One railroads concentrate more and more on mainline operations, smaller railroads fill the need to move goods from branch to main lines. In this volume, Pentrex visits seven shortline and regional railroads in t ...more
PENTREX
TSR1-DVD
1 Hour 16 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Tour of the M-10000 DVD

Tour of the M-10000 DVD

In 1934, the Union Pacific Railroad introduced a revolutionary new passenger train by sending it on a whirlwind tour of the country, stopping at more than 65 cities and covering more than 12,000 miles en route. The streamlined, high-speed M-10000 fascinated millions of visitors with its innovative a ...more
PENTREX
UPM10-DVD
1 Hour 3 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $9.95

Tragedy at Cajon Pass DVD

Tragedy at Cajon Pass DVD

The True Story of the Duffy Street Incident
Find out what happened on the fateful day of May 12, 1989 when a 69-car Southern Pacific freight train went out of control on California's steep Cajon Pass and careened off the tracks into a residential neighborhood at 90 miles an hour. Shot by a came ...more
PENTREX
NV015-DVD
28 Mins
Price: $29.95
SALE! $7.95

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

X2000 Cab Ride

X2000 Cab Ride

X2000 Cab Ride: In 1993 Amtrak tested a high speed trainset from Sweden known as the X2000. The purpose was to develop a standard for the train we now know as the Acela Express. This program features an exciting cab ride up the Northeast Corridor reaching speeds of 135 m.p.h. See departure from Wash ...more
VALHALLA
VX2000
57 Mins
Price: $19.95
SALE! $12.95