Our Top 25 All-Time Sellers


Union Pacific's Bailey Yard

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
1 Hour 50 Mins

SKU: UPBY
$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
1 Hour 2 Mins

SKU: 611RTS
$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
2 Hours 17 Mins

SKU: TECR
$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
56 Mins

SKU: VNW611
$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
2 Hours

SKU: ARMW
$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
1 Hour

SKU: FECW
$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
1 Hour 15 Mins

SKU: HOT33
$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
2 Hours 37 Mins

SKU: HOT23W
$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
30 Mins

SKU: WMSR-DVD
$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
1 Hour 40 Mins

SKU: IJL
$29.95
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
1 Hour 23 Mins

SKU: BBC1-DVD
$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
1 Hour

SKU: CONN
$19.95
Ultimate Tehachapi, The DVD

Ultimate Tehachapi, The DVD

8 Hours on 2 Discs!
From searing desert heat to snow-capped mountains, with its curves, tunnels, nonstop parade of trains, and famed Loop, Tehachapi offers mainline railroading excitement like no other place in the world. Now Pentrex brings you the most expansive tour of Tehach ...more

PENTREX
8 Hours

SKU: TUT-DVD
Price: $39.95
SALE! $19.95
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
48 Mins

SKU: CWC-DVD
$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
1 Hour 35 Mins

SKU: PCBB-DVD
$39.95
Tennessee Pass Cab Ride - Union Pacific Southern Pacific

Tennessee Pass Cab Ride - Union Pacific Southern Pacific

Ride on board KCOAT, a 5600 foot autorack train with clean SP power, on a sunny December day, over Colorado's Tennessee Pass, from Pueblo to Minturn. See the Royal Gorge from the lead SSW GP60's walkway, the Arkansas River Gorge, and the steady climb to the deep snow at the summit. On the way, meet ...more
HIGHBALL
1 Hour 30 Mins

SKU: TPCR
$24.95
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
46 Mins

SKU: UPT-DVD
$29.95
177 Cab Ride - Field to Revelstoke on a Canadian Pacific Priority Intermodal Train

177 Cab Ride - Field to Revelstoke on a Canadian Pacific Priority Intermodal Train

CP train 177 is a priority intermodal. We rode a GE AC44 on177 from Field to Revelstoke through the spectacular Rocky and Selkirk mountains, including the longest tunnel in the western hemisphere, the Mount Macdonald tunnel. Picture in picture shows different views of the train, the passing scenery ...more
HIGHBALL
4 Hours 30 Mins

SKU: 177CR
$29.95
A Day with Belt Railway of Chicago #525

A Day with Belt Railway of Chicago #525

Join the crew of the Belt Railway of Chicago's "Cookie Job". We ride in the cab and see the operation from the ground too. Learn about the EMD SW1200 switcher from the engineers. We'll also visit the Operations Center and see the dispatcher at work.

This is a fascinating look at h ...more
MIDWEST VIDEO

SKU: MV525
$19.95
Feather River Express Cab Ride -  Sacramento 1999 - 2-Disc Set

Feather River Express Cab Ride - Sacramento 1999 - 2-Disc Set

FEATHER RIVER CAB RIDE 2 DVD SET

Ride the cab of the Feather River Express on June 26, 1999, from Oroville to Keddie in this remarkable program. See the entire trip through the windshield of Union Pacific No. 9326 as it pulled the Sacramento 99 NRHS and R&LHS passenger special over the fo ...more
VALHALLA
4 Hours

SKU: VFRCAB
$29.95
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
2 Hours 28 Mins

SKU: RTH-DVD
$29.95
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
2 Hours

SKU: DSDONR-DVD
$29.95
BC Rail Collection DVD

BC Rail Collection DVD

5 Shows on One Disc!

British Columbia Railway. BC Rail was as spectacular an operation to watch as the scenery through which it ran. Sold to the Canadian National Railway in 2004, it"s now a beloved fallen flag of the past, but you can still experience the thrill of BC Rail as it existed in 1 ...more

PENTREX
3 Hours 24 Mins

SKU: BCRAIL-DVD
Price: $29.95
SALE! $14.95
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
1 Hour 45 Mins

SKU: HOT34
$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
1 Hour 42 Mins

SKU: UTAH
$29.95