Captivating views, historic trains, and award-winning videography come together in this 4-DVD set: Canada by Rail. In this set you get:
Tracks of the Beaver
Award-winning videographer Peter Crook takes you on the trip of a lifetime along the Tracks of the Beaver, Canadian Pacific’s main line between Exshaw, Alberta and Revelstoke, British Columbia. Marvel at the stunning scenery of Canada’s Rocky and Selkirk Mountains and experience the overwhelming beauty of vast landscapes featuring bear, mountain goats, elk, mountain sheep, Bald Eagles and Osprey. On your journey, travel through the longest tunnel in the western hemisphere, Mount MacDonald tunnel, and be awestruck at the incredible engineering feat of the spiral tunnels. Winner of a 2006 Silver Telly Award! 85 minutes.
Canadian Pacific: Heart of the Rockies
Take a journey through the heart of the Rocky Mountains on the Canadian Pacific! Running between Field, British Columbia and Exshaw, Alberta, find yourself surrounded by stunning, snow covered mountains and spectacular, geographic views. Explore the spiral tunnels, the rare Canadian National detour train, the Rocky Mountaineer, and behold the beautifully restored F units on publicity runs for the Royal Canadian Pacific. As you pass through, take in one of the most magnificent railway locations on the continent, Morants Curve. Awarded the “Canadian Rockies Railroad Museum Award for Outstanding Achievement in Railroad Video” 75 minutes.
A Yellowhead Winter
Ride VIAs famed flagship train #1, “The Canadian” west from Edmonton through Canada’s magnificent Rocky Mountains over Yellowhead Pass. Along the way, you’ll be spellbound by the winter scenery and the wildlife. Accompanied by a full musical score, written especially for the program, and captivating narration, the history of the exploration of the Rockies is brought to life in this stunning video. Finally, take a winter ride through the magnificent scenery of the Ice fields Parkway! Winner of a 2006 Bronze Telly Award! 75 minutes.
Canadian Pacific’s Mountain Sub and Rogers Pass
Superb, magnificent, and overwhelming cannot adequately describe the scenery found along Canadian Pacific’s Mountain Sub line, as it runs over Rogers Pass, through the Rockies and the Selkirks. Passing through some of Canada’s steepest territory, the Mountain Sub is a formidable challenge even to today’s high-tech, high-horsepower locomotives. From Field to Revelstoke, British Columbia, through breathtaking scenery and the Mount MacDonald and Shaughnessy tunnels, the Mountain Sub is a spectacular ride across amazing countryside!