America by Rail The West Coast Route

Rated 5 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
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Enjoy a fantastic trip up America's West Coast by rail.

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The West Coast, part of the America by Rail series, is a spectacular trip from San Diego, California to Seattle, Washington aboard Amtrak’s “San Diegan” and “Coast Starlight”. See miles of sandy beaches, then climb past Mt. Shasta for a snowy ride through Oregon’s Cascades. Along the way, we stop at the following interesting train rides: California Western, Yosemite Mt. – Sugar Pine RR, Sacramento Southern, Spirit of Oregon Dinner Train, Mt. Hood Railroad, San Diego Trolley (electric) , and the Seattle Monorail!

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4 reviews for America by Rail The West Coast Route

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Another excellent production . This video is in the same format of all 4 “America by Rail” videos. There is plenty of music incorporated into the video along with an interesting amount of narration explaining what is happening along the trip. There are the normal side trips to some of the more intersting rail locations and scenic trips of some tourist excursion lines. It is a Passenger Train lover’s dream as we ride along the coast, nearly at water’s edge of the Pacific Ocean starting at the Mexico border with a San Diego trolley system journey to the Amtrak Station, then north to Los Angeles. From there after a change of trains and views of LA Union Station, continue on north for a while close still to the Pacific Ocean, before moving somewhat inland and on to Seattle Washington. The scenery is second to none through out the journey. I was amaised to see the train as it rode along high bluffs near water edge, and through a US military base. Here, missle silos actually form a backdrop. Most interesting. Mt Shasta further north is beautiful. As the end is near, a small trip to the top of the Seattle Space Needle really tops off this excellent production.

    A great video that all Rail Fans would enjoy. Highly recommended.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great Dvd about traveling by train in the West part of the U.S.A. great footage of railroading, great scenery, and wonderful music. A great Dvd for all rail fans.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    This has been a favorite for many many years. Watched time after time again. Includes some really neat footage of railroading in the western most portions of the United States.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5


    This 1995 Video features great action, great music, and great locomotives from the Jarrett/Scholl Duo. After all, once you owned a battery operated DVD player, and play it on a real amtrak train, you are in the video for real!

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