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Canadas Thompson Canyon DVD Train Video

Canadas Thompson Canyon DVD Train Video 7idea Productions 020040D
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The Thompson River cuts through the rugged country of south central British Columbia, Canada. Its wild and scenic course proved to be the best route for building a transcontinental railway and today is used by both the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National.

Continuing the journey that began in Canadaís Fraser Canyon, we follow the Thompson River for 95 miles between Lytton and Kamloops. Both railways operate jointly over much of the territory with eastbounds using Canadian Pacificís Thompson Subdivision and westbounds using Canadian Nationalís Ashcroft Sub.

Shot in both summer and winter, the stunning scenery and stark seasonal contrast is enhanced by the sight and sound of heavy main line trains. Massive coal, grain, and potash trains share the rails with long double stacks and mixed manifests. Canadaís Rocky Mountaineer adds to the wide variety of trains. CNís new Tier 4 GEís are viewed working along side classic cowl bodied C-40-8Mís! Illinois Central and BC Rail units create an interesting assortment of motive power along with Canadian Pacificís fleet of modern GEís. This is your front row seat to Canadaís Thompson Canyon!

This program was shot between July 2016 and January 2017.

1 Hour 48 Minutes

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A westbound CP stack train races through Spences Bridge on CNís Ashcroft Sub.

A westbound CP stack train races through Spences Bridge on CNís Ashcroft Sub.



Westbound Canadian Pacific coal loads enter the Cape Horn Tunnel.

Westbound Canadian Pacific coal loads enter the Cape Horn Tunnel.



CN 2443 west takes a manifest through the Skoonka Tunnels.

CN 2443 west takes a manifest through the Skoonka Tunnels.



A 152 car CP coal train heads west through Morris and the Jaws of Death Gorge.

A 152 car CP coal train heads west through Morris and the Jaws of Death Gorge.



An eastbound stack train led by CP 8918 races through Ashcroft on the Thompson Sub.

An eastbound stack train led by CP 8918 races through Ashcroft on the Thompson Sub.



CN 2156 east crosses the nearly frozen North Thompson River at Kamloops.

CN 2156 east crosses the nearly frozen North Thompson River at Kamloops.







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DVD Item#:020040D
Blu-ray Item#:020040B
Runtime:1 Hour, 48 Mins
Producer:7idea Productions
Aspect Ratio:Wide Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD or BLU-RAY
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

(Santa Barbara CA US) on .

  •  2 of 5


First, let me say that I have purchased, and will continue to purchase, each release by 7Idea. I consider Aaron to be a top-notch videographer, and currently the best in his trade. This release, however, let me disappointed. Although much of the canyon scenery in the first part of the dvd was spectacular, and I'm sure that the limitations on track-side shots was because of the geography of the canyons, the numerous shots from far distances left me bored with this release. Much of the footage seemed to be shot from distances that left me wondering what the trains actually looked like. Over time, I quickly lost interest.

Additional remarks by Curt:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value:: Fair.
Recommend to others? Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.

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Added 2017-06-26 07:20:58 by andy

Agreed , many of the shots were too far away the locos way too small , its seems the dvds are focusing more on the landscape than on the locos now. It took me two weeks to watch this dvd at 10mins a go rather than normally watching it in one go. personally i wish id not purchased it. I think im going to pass on the yellow head dvd.


(San Diego CA US) on .

  •  5 of 5


Awesome DVD, Aaron and 7idea have done it again. Picking up where the Fraser River Canyon DVD leaves off at Lytton BC, you head north following the CN and CP Rail trains along the Thompson River to Ashcroft BC then head east towards Kamloops, along the way you'll see every kind of train the CN and CP Rail run, with a wide variety of motive power. Shot in all four season's with fantastic scenery (British Columbia after all) non stop action and 7Idea has another great DVD for your collection. A+++++ "Must Have"

John Schmeling
SP/UP Railroad (Retired)


Additional remarks by mySP7377:
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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