Burlington Diesels Midland and Two Centrals DVD
THE MIDLAND AND TWO CENTRALS features steam power in action on the Chicago & Illinois Midland, New York Central, and Illinois Central in the mid-1950s as filmed in color by railfan author/photographer John Szwajkart. The action begins on a cold winter day in 1954 at the C&IM yard in Springfield. 0-8-0s, 2-8-2s, 2-10-2s, and a 4-4-0 are shown, along with B&O 2-8-0s. In the Kankakee area, you'll see NYC Hudsons, Mohawks, and 0-8-0s, and chase 4-8-2s on Illinois Central's main line to Champaign. A visit to IC's Kentucky Division offers exciting views of steam in action near Paducah, featuring 4-8-2s, 2-10-2s, and more. You'll also tour the Central City yards and ride behind an IC fantrip 4-8-2. This fine program is narrated by Jim Boyd, Editor of Railfan Magazine.
MEMORIES OF BURLINGTON DIESELS offers a portrait of diesels in action on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad. Filmed between the late 1930s and mid-1960s, the program presents Q freight and passenger trains on the main line between Chicago and Galesburg, Illinois, powered by an interesting variety of locomotives ranging from early Zephyrs to GP30s. Rare newsreel coverage of the original Burlington Zephyr is also included. A colorful tribute to a great railroad, complete with a fully-synchronized soundtrack!
Locomotives and trains featured: EMD E5, E7, E8, E9, plus early EMC Zephyr trainsets; FT, F2, F3, F7, GP7, GP20, GP30, SD24 freight locomotives plus rail detector car and heavy crane. Name trains include Kansas City Zephyr, Nebraska Zephyr, American Royal Zephyr, California Zephyr, Zephyr-Rocket, and Pioneer Zephyr trainset.
70 MINUTES * B/W AND COLOR ARCHIVE FILM * MAPS AND GRAPHICS * NARRATION * SYNCHRONIZED SOUND *DVD*
PRODUCED BY MARC S. BALKIN
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|Runtime:||1 Hour, 10 Mins ($0.46/min)|
|Producer:||Mark I Video|
|Aspect Ratio:||Full Screen|
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