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Arkansas and Missouri Railroad - Alcos in the Ozarks DVD Train Video

Arkansas and Missouri Railroad - Alcos in the Ozarks DVD Train Video Pentrex ARK-DVD 748268005558
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The last diesel locomotive rolled off the Alco assembly line in 1969 but the hills of northwest Arkansas still echoed those distinctive Alco sounds in 1988, when Pentrex set out to bring you an up close and personal look at the people, places, and equipment of the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad. Running along a 139-mile corridor from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Monett, Missouri, the A&M is a longtime favorite of railfans as its fleet is comprised entirely of Alco locomotives. Here'syour opportunity to see Century 420s climbing the steep slopes of the Boston Mountains, the highest mountain grade between the Appalachians and the Rockies. You ll thrill to those unmistakable throaty sounds of an Alco throttle yanked into Run Eight. You ll also ride in the cab of a smoking T-6 as it switches cars on a branch line and visit the shops in Springdale where the locomotives are serviced and kept running strong. A highlight of your adventures is a ride aboard RS-1 #22 as it pulls a passenger train just for us. This entertaining tour of the Arkansas & Missouri is a must-have addition to your railroad DVD collection!

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* Chapter Menus provides instant access to program segments.

1 Hour
In Color with Hi-Fi Sound and Narration
Presented in Standard Definition 4x3 Format
No region code; can be played in NTSC DVD players worldwide
Packaged in Sturdy Vinyl Clamshell Case
ISBN: 1-56342-272-7
UPC: 7-48268-00555-8
Copyright Pentrex 1988, 2009


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DVD Item#:ARK-DVD
Runtime:1 Hour, 00 Mins
Producer:Pentrex
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:748268005558
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  •  5 of 5


This dvd is the way I like it to be done. This an exciting intrusion in the A&M RR. Most of the shots are taken from running engine i.e. in cab, on the sidewalk and foot plate. You feel like you are a crew member of this RR. Any alcophile will be 100% satisfied.The visit to the maintenance shop is a great asset (these are very rare scenes especially for alco).I also liked the scene where two employees explain how they communicated together when they did not use radio. This dvd is in the top five of my personal RR dvd collection. Don't miss this one !
Rail4Pete
Montreal,Canada


Additional remarks by Rail4Pete:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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(Cairo, GA) on .

  •  5 of 5


Another excellent production by the Pentrex team. You feel like part of the staff on the Arkansas & Missouri while watching this DVD. Pentrex does an awesome job explaining the various operations on the A&M. You get to ride in the cab, see the A&M shops, and listen to the people who make the A&M work. Did I mention the ALCOs and beautiful scenery? It's all here in this top notch video; you won't regret getting this DVD.

Additional remarks by Charles B:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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(fletcher north carolina) on .

  •  5 of 5


great video I've never heard of the Arkansas and Missouri railroad but seeing this makes me think if their going to keep the Alco's but I think they should as a tradition to the railroad

Additional remarks by chris collins:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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