CLASSIC STEAM OF THE 20’S THROUGH THE 40’S
The late Frank W. Schlegel spent considerable time collecting films of steam action in the eastern part of the U.S. His collection is now owned by Harold Brandon. Also included is a portion of film from the collection of Vince Ryan and Jack Alexander, two railfan pioneers.
In this fantastic DVD, Green Frog offers you real steam as it was in the 20's through the 40's. You'll see Camelbacks on the Central Railroad of New Jersey, New York Central Steam, steam on the New York Ontario and Western. Reading Railroad, and Delaware and Hudson, plus MORE! 60 Mins.
NEW JERSEY TRANSIT PUSH-PULL
See what the New York & Long Branch Line looks like today. Starting at the new Long Branch Station it’s strictly diesel power to the end of the line at Bay Head Junction. You will see some of the oldest and newest depots in New Jersey at locations including Long Branch, Elberon, Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Bradley Beach, Belmar, Spring lake, Manasquan and Bay Head with the following motive power featured: F40PH, GP-40-2 & GP40P.
We then return to Long Branch which is the end of the line of the electrification and now takes the place of South Amboy for engine changes. Additional trackside scenes include E-60 electrics at Monmouth Park, Little Silver, Red Bank, Middletown, Hazlet and Matawan. Full Color, sound, one hour & no narration.
1991 action in and around the Buffalo, New York area...Fast paced excitement with Conrail, Norfolk Southern, Buffalo & Pittsburgh, Susquehanna So. Buffalo RR, at Buffalo SK Yard, Frontier Yard, Buffalo Jct. Depew, and Silver Creek. 59 Minutes
NEW YORK RAILROADING IN 1998
(Railroading in 1998 IN THE SOUTHERN NEW YORK STATE)
Railroading in 1998 has become classic railroading which can no longer be seen today! From the professional digital camera of William D. Sternitzke comes this beautiful and Action Packed program of New York railroading in the southern part of the N.Y. State...there is action galore and plenty of variety in this program.
•Suffern, NY •Greycourt •Sparta, NJ •Castleton •Poughkeepsie, NY •West Point, NY •Chatham, NY •Campbell, NY •Iona •Marlboro, NY •Howells •Roseton •Highland, NY •Milton, NY •Cornwall, NY 89 Minutes
RAILS NEW YORK METRO
June 1, 1999 ushered in a new era for railroading in the Northeast as Norfolk Southern and CSX carved up Conrail. The New York Metropolitan Area suddenly found itself in the middle of the action as dramatic changes swept the area. Follow Green Frog photographer Richard Kugel as he documents action around New York City in the months prior to the Conrail split and the weeks that followed.
We visit every major rail line radiating out of New York. Besides Conrail, Norfolk Southern and CSX, you'll see the New York Susquehanna and Western, Amtrak, New Jersey Transit, Metro North and Long Island Railroad.
Video includes: *CSX and Metro-North action in the Hudson River Valley, Susquehanna intermodal trains assaulting the brutal grades and curves on their line through Northern New Jersey...*The Southern Tier including Moodna Viaduct, Otisville Tunnel, and Millrift Bridge...*High speed Amtrak trains on the Northeast Corridor...*Long Island Railroad's operating museum' featuring commuter service with GP38-2's, MP15AC's, F-7's and Alco FA's 55 minutes
CONRAILS SOUTHERN TIER
Shot between the Fall of 1997 and Spring of 1998. Coverage includes scenes taken between Binghamton and Buffalo, NY. View power lash-ups from Conrail, Canadian Pacific, Norfolk Southern, and Susquehanna.
Locations on this former Erie main line include: CP-BD, Barton (where semaphores still exist), Waverly, Gang Mills, Addison, Cameron, Hornell, Attica Hill, Portage Bridge, and Bison. See the last BNSF GE Locomotives in the warbonnet paint scheme on their maiden voyage. See a brief Glimpse of the NYSW Yard in Binghamton Made in cooperation with Conrail and NYSW. Color, stereo sound, narration and maps One hour
THE SUSQUEHANNA ALONG THE SOUTHERN TIER
Join Green Frog photographer Rich Kugel as he takes us on an incredible journey following the New York, Susquehanna, and Western Railroad along their route from Northern New Jersey to Binghamton, New York. From Binghamton, we head west along New York State’s Southern Tier in this exciting video that was four years in the making.
Highlights of this breathtaking odyssey include: *Susquehanna Railroad trains between New Jersey and Binghamton, NY *Locations along the legendary Delaware Division including Millrift, Lackawaxen, Gulf Summit, Starrucca Viaduct, and Susquehanna *The Binghamton area including the Canadian Pacific at Harpursville Trestle, Beldon Hill, and Tunkhannock Viaduct *Operating semaphores between Binghamton and Buffalo, NY *Conrail and Norfolk Southern trains soaring over Portage Viaduct, one of the highest railroad bridges in the Northeast!
We’ve also included several “then and now” scenes, showing what the line looked like under former owner, the Erie Lackawanna Railway. You’ll be amazed at the astounding variety of trains along this scenic and historic line and will quickly understand why the Southern Tier is one of the most revered lines in the Northeast! 80 Minutes
CSX 14-SELKIRK (ALBANY), NEW YORK
Rich Kugel takes us on a spectacular tour of the former New York Central lines that serve Albany, New York. The hub of CSX operations is the sprawling Selkirk Yard, located just south of Albany.
In addition to viewing the yard itself, we will explore the CSX lines that converge into this tremendous facility including the River Line, the Hudson Line, and the Boston Line. We will then head west along the legendary Chicago Line and witness a non-stop parade of trains. The scenery is among the finest to be found anywhere in the east, including the Hudson River, the Berkshire Mountains, and the Mohawk Valley.
In addition to CSX, we will also enjoy trains of Conrail, Amtrak, MBTA, Metro- North, New England Central, Canadian National, and Canadian Pacific. The action was captured during all four seasons, from the lush foliage of spring and summer, through the brilliant colors of autumn, and finally, to the bone crunching cold of winter. The Hudson River resembled the tundra, as it froze from bank to bank during one of the severest Arctic outbreaks in decades! 57 Minutes
(SPECIAL COLLECTOR’S EDITION)
4 DVD Set--8.7 Hours
Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0