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Cajon Highlights 1976 DVD Train Video

Cajon Highlights 1976 DVD Train Video Pentrex CAJON76-DVD 748268005732
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Cajon Pass is a magnet for railfans worldwide. With its striking landscapes and the sheer volume of rail traffic funneled through its challenging terrain, it offers variety, scenic beauty, and limitless photo opportunities. This was especially true in the spring of 1976 when railroad diversity was at its peak. Exciting action was captured then on the west side of the pass and Pentrex is proud to present this historic footage to you today!

Our coverage begins in the Verdemont area and then moves to Sullivan's Curve, Pine Lodge, and Alray. Along the way, you'll see a huge mix of typical 1970s era motive power. This includes the Union Pacific GP9B, GP30B, SD40, DD35, and the mighty DDA40X. Santa Fe adds more excitement with the CF7, GP35, SD40, SD45, SD45-2, and the GE U36C. Southern Pacific struts its stuff with the SD35, SD45T-2, and U33C. And that's not all! You'll see Santa Fe's famous Super C just weeks before its discontinuance, plus cabooses, reefers, and boxcars representing many roads that have vanished with time. Amtrak's Southwest Limited also makes an appearance powered by the long-gone SDP40F.

Here is you opportunity to enjoy railroading on Cajon the way it used to be before the mega-mergers of the 1990s and standardization of mainline road power that would make every consist look and sound nearly identical. This is Cajon Highlights 1976!

34 Minutes
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: 1-56342-290-5
UPC: 7-48268-00573-2
Copyright Pentrex 2010

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DVD Item#:CAJON76-DVD
Runtime:34 Mins
Producer:Pentrex
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:748268005732
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

(West Texas) on .

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This DVD is a "Must Have" for any railfan who knows anything about Cajon Pass? This DVD provides some serious history about Cajon just by the footage! You can view Cajon before the days of the larger, faster trains and the added mainlines of today. You'll learn really cool things about Cajon that I was never aware of and I'm a serious Cajon fan! You'll see some gorgeous blue & yellow schemes to include the infamous "War Bonnet" scheme and also learn about how it came about? The quality of the film could be a little better in my opinion but, much of it is original footage from some vintage cameras that no longer exist today. The only negative I see with this DVD is it's definitely too short? Although it is a short video, you'll be surprised how much you learn about Cajon and the Santa Fe. Believe me, it's money well spent!!!

Additional remarks by Texas Hi-Railer:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Yes.
Image quality: Good.
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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I absolutely loved this DVD, anytime I get to see 70's footage of SF, UP and SP it is a winning situation! The only thing about this DVD I didn't like was how short it was. Only being 30(ish) minutes long is horrible. Just when you really start to immerse yourself into the time frame your watching it's over. Great content but way too short. I really hope there is more to come!

Additional remarks by Daniel Eltzroth:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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