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INTERURBAN FILMS

SOUTH OF THE BORDER IN STEAM END OF AN ERA
Until the 1960s the Rayonier Co. logged a vast area of Washington State with Baldwin steam Mallet locomotives. Here's a color and sound celebration of those last days of 2-6-6-2 No. 38, Tank Mallets No. 110 and No. 111, 2-8-2 No. 90. You'lI see the crews floating in replacement Baldwin road switchers and the beginning of the diesel era. Beautif l steam in a beautiful setting-dont miSS this one! FR100V orB, 20min .............. ..... $44.95
A journey to Mexico and Cuba of the 1950s, where steam ruled longer and in more exotic forms than anywhere else in North America. Vic Uzoff's talented camera captured' steam in standard and narrow gauge, mainline and branch, NdeM to sugar trains-plus some of the weirdest doodlebugs you've ever seenl Color, narrated. FR801 Vor B. 25 min
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SOUTH OF THE BORDER IN TRACTION
Uzoff's camera also chronicled Mexico'S electrics circa 1953, when hand-me-down U.S. trolleys (and home-built creations!) rolled in TampiCO, Veracruz and Mexico City. This was before the arrival of PCC cars, although there is one brief PCC scene, and a glimpse of the Hershey Cuba interurban. Don't miss the section on the Celaya, Mexico, mulecar-not a tourist line but the real thing, still Clip-clopping along in the 1950s! Color, narrated. FE800V orB, 23min .... ............. .. ... .... $41.95

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NICKEL PLATE STORY
In 1948 the Nickel Plate main line was humming with heavy freights, powered by its famed Lima S-2 2-8-4s, and trim passenger trains headed up by Aleo PAs. This color and sound documentary captures it all with mainline action aplenty. For openers, we ride three different steam-powered freights, and there's lots morel FR330Vor B. 20 min
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ROPES AND RAILS
$39.95 Over the hills and under the streets of San Francisco, you'll ride every line of The City's fascinating cable car system, and as a bonus get a fascinating insider's look at how it all works. Recorded in color and sound by Transit Gloria Mundi Traction Videos. GE772Vor B. 45 min .
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BLACK BULLETS
When Nazi Germany seized Europe's raw materials, the U.S. coal industry responded with redoubled production. Our miners really "poured on the coal," and the railroads hauled it. A fine focus on U.S. heavy industry and its role in World War Ii. B&W, sound. FR531vorB, 14min ........................... $19.95

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MINES, MILLS AND METRO
Belgium'S Vicinal light rail system has something for every traction fan, from articulated LRVs in a brand-new metro in CharlerOi, to prewar cars on meandering Single-track country tramway routes-reminiscent of Western Pennsylvania in the 1940s! Recorded in color and sound by Transit Gloria Mundi Traction Videos. CE771V orB, 90min .... . .. $59.50

ANGELS IN OVERALLS
The P-38 story. This unique twin-fuselage fighter was America's not-so secret weapon in World War II.It bagged the first German plane in the conflict ... was the first over Berlin ... could fly 425 mph but dive faster than the speed of sound! Mission after mission is captured in this great B&W sound documentary. FA071Vor B. 15 min
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MONTREAL STREETCARS
Canada's French-speaking metropolis abandoned a vast streetcar system in the 1950s, and toward the end they held a farewell parade of just about every type of car. Northland Video teams this event with a small boy's fantasy trip aboard the Golden Chariot-the open-air sightseeing trolley. Sound, B&W and color. GE752Vor B. 90 min. . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. S59.95

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RIDINC THE NO. 10 LINE
The Wells St. line to Wau watosa and West Allis was Milwaukee's last streetcar line, and thanks to Chuck Westerman and the Wis consin Electric Railway His torical Society we have it in color and sound, from end to end as the orange trol leys of the Transport Co. make their way thrOugh the streets of the Cream City and out along the rights-of-way. FE220V orB, 30 min ........................... $39.95

... AND 2 FILM FAVORITES NOW AVAILABLE IN VIDEO
DOWN MARKET STREET
San Francisco. 1905: Prior to the great earthquake. pioneer cinephotographer Jack Kuttner anchored his hand-crank 35mm camera to tbe front of a cable car! You'lI see cable cars. electric cars. hocsecars. gas and steam autos and every kind of horse-drawn vehicle ... our thanks to Ward Kimball for pre serving this complete version.
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LAKE SHORE ELECTRIC
This classic Ohio interurban ran until the late 1930s ... its hand some Niles cars sometimes made 80 mph on uncertain track. This film was shot between 1931 and 1938 along the line from Cleveland to Toledo and was edited for us by Allen Morrison.
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Target Date: DECEMBER 1 FE504Vor B. 14 min SHIPPING: Video Cassettes-$1.00 If Shipped to California

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