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Chicago Americas Railroad Capital DVD Train Video

Chicago Americas Railroad Capital DVD Train Video Kalmbach Publishing 15119 064465151196
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In this DVD, Chicago, America’s Railroad Capital, you’ll discover how the third largest U.S. city became the nation’s most important hub, serving six of North America’s largest railroads. Along with its robust commuter system, more rail traffic passes through Chicago than any other city in America.

This special 60-minute video from Trains magazine features historical information and contemporary footage of passenger and freight trains, commuter lines, stations, modernization projects, and hot spots — giving you an up-to-date, behind-the-scenes look at what makes this busy hub so special.

Approximate running time: 60 minutes

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DVD Item#:15119
Runtime:1 Hour, 00 Mins
Producer:Kalmbach Publishing
Aspect Ratio:Wide Screen
DVD UPC:064465151196
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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This is more like an informational DVD than the usual train DVD. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of trains of all kinds in it. I knew Chicago was a busy RR center, but this disc really brought home just how busy. There are freights, AMTRAK, metro, or Metra in Chicago, even the famous Els. Tracks running every direction, under, over, around, like spaghetti. Awesome. I'm glad I bought it and I think any train enthusiast would enjoy it.

Additional remarks by Rail Buff:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Good.
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? Yes.

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