Union Pacific - Super Railroad - Vol. 2
The long established image of the Union Pacific Railroad includes the latest in large powerful diesel locomotives pulling lengthy freight trains through spectacular Western scenery. Beginning in the Powder River Coal Basin, North of Cheyenne, Wyoming the viewer will experience the gigantic scale of the coal mining operations, and their seemingly endless unit coal trains.
Many of the sites synonymous with the UP will be seen on the way to Ogden, Utah. Some of these long sweeping vistas of western mountain railroading include; Sherman Hill; Hermosa Tunnels; Walcott Canyon; Green River; Granger; Evanston; and the Weber River / Echo Canyon area.
Rails in Transition - Vol. 1
The 1960s was a time of many changes on the American railroading scene. Jerry Carson, a noted railroad photographer, captured operations on six railroads in the greater St. Louis, Missouri area. In this time before Amtrak took over operation of all US passenger trains, many of the railroads represented still had active passenger schedules.
Many of these trains will show an assortment of equipment types and train lengths at the twilight of independent passenger operations. Motive power is represented by examples of late era steam and first generation diesels in both passenger and freight consists.
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Total time - 52 minutes