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August 1987 - Page 48


1930s-1940s

MIDWEST TRACTION CLASSICS
1 . E lectric L ines O utside C hicago
H ere 's t he f irst o f a s eries b y B ill W arrick a nd W alter K eevil u nlocking f or y ou r are c olor f ootage o f t he G reat A ge o f t he M idwest i nterurban! I ndiana R ailroad, I llinois T erminal, S ou t h B end , S t. L ouis, C randic , W aterloo C edar F alls & N orthern, T win C ities L ines , M ilwaukee , K ansas C ity, D es M oines a nd m ore! Y ou'll l ove t his n ew t raction t ime m achine!
FE300V or B, 30 min . .

A N EW FACE FOR CASEY O hio D epends o n t he Rails Th is one's a b it o ffbeat , w ith excellent f ootage o f t he New York Central's experimental Xplorer l ightweight passenger train , used as a backdrop f or telling w hat t he rails have done f or Ohio (mid-1950sl. Included: NKP piggybacks, NYC Railfan, lots o f Erie F-unit runbys and a selection on h ow t he Nickel Plate CTC dispatcher runs his railroad . F R533Vor B, 2 7min_ . .. . .. .. . ..... . .......... . ........ $ 29.95 AMERICAN RAILS AT MID-CENTURY
This n ew c o mb o of F R502 Bi g Tr a ins a Roll ing , F R504 M ainline USA a nd FR 5 12 2 2 5 ,000-Mile Proving G round r un s 62 minut es a nd is a g lorious w rap up of 19 50s' s t eam a nd fi rst-g enera tion diesel p rogress. A nd you g et to s av e n ea rly $ 75 ! FR532V o r B, 62 :30min . . . . . .... ... . . .. .... .. .... . . ... . .. .. ...... . . ... $39.95

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STREAMLINING C HICAGO
B uilding t he S tate S t. S ubway It's 1 94 1 a nd C hicago is fina lly g etting its long sought s ubway . We s ee s t reetc a r s hoo fl y o pera ti on a s t he s tr eets a re t orn up , d i g g in g below, the m u ck trains , bu ilding t he sta h ons a nd fi nally the t rains r oll! A fi ne p iece of b/w vintage t ra ctioni ana , fr om the a rchives o f Bill Warrick . F E260Vor B, 19 m in . . . ... .. ... . . . .. . ..... ... .. . $24.95

DENVER R IO GRANDE WESTERN
Mounta in ra ilroad i ng-1 9 B7! From t h e t unne ls of t he Front Range to the Ski Tra in, from the Ze ph yr to t he Royal Gorge, th ere 's only o ne D&RGW a nd this c onte mp orary footage p u ts you th ere !

FR709V o r B, 9 0min . .. .. . .... .. .. . . .. ..... . .. . .. . .. $59_95

SLIM PRINCESS SP's O wens V alley N arrow O auge Beyond Death Valley ran Espee's Keeler-Laws branch - the legendary n arrow-gauge "Slim Princess ." In 1954 Chad O'Connor t ook his c olor camera f or an indepth look, and this footage is a t last available in video! You 'll r ide steam loco No . 9, switch t he talc m ine, and revel in spectacular California scenery. Fully n arrated, n ot t o be missed . F R022Vor H, 1 0mins . .. . ........... . ... $ 19.95

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Highlights: SP 4449 t o Hollywood, GP-60 Demonstrators on t he Santa Fe, ATSF Museum Special f rom A lbuquerque t o Sacramento, ATSF 3751 restoration, CN , CP , Donner Pass , Chicago & N orth Western 's office train roams t he W est-and a visit t o Chicago . FR70SV o r H, 1 20 m in . . .. . . . ..... $59_95

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