A rare collection of programs highlighting modern and historical Canadian steam trains. You get almost 4 hours of spectacular steam footage, along with the stories and scenery that go with these engines:
Canadian Pacific 2816, Part 1 Go inside the two-year rebuild program and the mainline test runs of the steam-powered Canada Pacific Railroad #2816. See the disassembly, from the hydro test to the framework, and watch as the new cab is installed and the finishing touches are applied. After light up, be trackside, aboard the train and in the cab during mainline testing. 60 minutes.
Canadian Pacific 2816, Part 2 Travel with the 2816 on its five-day inaugural run through the beautiful Canadian Rockies. Hop aboard, go trackside and see the powerful locomotive from above – this is a once-in-a-lifetime trip you will never forget! 60 minutes.
A Last Look at Steam Take a trip down memory lane with this look at the last days of steam in Canada during the 1950s. Stories from railroad engineers and conductors plus footage by the great railroad photographer Newt Rossiter bring this fascinating era to life. 40 minutes.
Steam Memories Steam-era railroaders share their captivating tales and renowned railroad photographer Newt Rossiter’s exceptional video footage shows off the powerful steam machines in summer and winter. 60 minutes.