Great American Train Ride

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From spectacular scenery to legendary locomotives railfans and hobbyists alike will find something to love in Great American Train Ride.

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From spectacular scenery to legendary locomotives railfans and hobbyists alike will find something to love in Great American Train Ride! Four programs on four DVDs:

The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Follow, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad from Antonito, Colorado to Chama, New Mexico. Enjoy visions of golden October trees, snow, steam and smoke as you listen to music composed by Michael Lynch and follow this respected locomotive along one of the most rugged railroad lines in the country. 80 minutes

Alaska’s White Pass & Yukon
Travel to Alaska to visit one of the most incredible railroads in the world, Alaska’s White Pass & Yukon Route. Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this railroad travels through some of the most spectacular scenery found anywhere. Start your journey in early May in the beautiful town of Skagway and climb 3,000 feet to the summit of White Pass, moving among mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, and lingering snow. 40 minutes

Winter Steam Spectacular
It’s full steam ahead along the tracks in the wintry wonderlands of Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and Maryland. Travel to colorful Colorado to see the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and watch as the 2-8-2 #473 charges up Animas Canyon in the dead of winter. Visit Heber Valley Railroad and 2-8-0 #618 as it moves through the winter paradise of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy winter action with the Nevada Northern as 4-6-0 #40 and 2-8-0 #93 pull passenger and freight trains, sometimes using both engines at once! Finally, discover what a pusher locomotive is all about as 734 shoves a freight train through the mountains of Western Maryland. 100 minutes

Santa Fe Mainline Memories
Before its merger with Burlington Northern, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway was one of the largest and beloved railroads in the United States. Come along for the ride from Chicago to Los Angeles, and travel through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arizona and more! Explore the colorful locomotives that have captivated many, including the eye- catching “Warbonnet” locomotives painted in red and silver. Finally, enjoy the variety of photo locations showcasing amazing scenery. 100 minutes

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  1. Ricky

    These DVDs feature lots of brilliant shows on tourist trains and mainline freights. All Except 1 are narrated by Jarrett Himself, While the C&TS video from 1999 is narrated by Eric Greene. Santa Fe Mainline Memories are from 2003, Winter Steam Spectacular was from 2005, 7 Alaska’s White Pass & Yukon which is a special 40 minute Version of the 4 part Cab ride Over White Pass series was made in 2007 for this boxset only, and the first to be shot in 100% widescreen.

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