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East to Laramie UP Rawlins and Laramie Subs DVD

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East to Laramie UP Rawlins and Laramie Subs DVD 7idea Productions 040051D
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For over 150 years Union Pacificís transcontinental main line has played a key roll in the growth and prosperity of the nation. Since the driving of the golden spike at Promontory, Utah, the prairies of southern Wyoming have been alive with the humming of steel wheels.

7idea Productions takes you on a tour of Union Pacificís Rawlins and Laramie Subdivisions between Green River and Laramie. This rarely visited portion of the Overland Route sees over fifty trains per day. The double track main line follows the route of the Overland Stage crossing the Continental Divide three times through Wyomingís Great Divide Basin.

We will begin at historic Green River and head east for 250 miles. Watch coal being delivered to the Jim Bridger Power Plant and its origin at the Black Butte Mine. Then we cross over the Continental Divide to Wamsutter, then again at Creston and Hadsell before arriving at Rawlins. Entering the Laramie Sub, we will continue east passing the refinery at Sinclair and around the northeast side of the Medicine Bow Mountains before arriving at Laramie. This is two-and-one-half hours of great main line action over a portion of UPís original stomping grounds! Join us now as we head East to Laramie!

2 hours 26 minutes

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Aerial view of UP's yard at Green River, Wyoming.


Aerial view of UP's yard at Green River, Wyoming.


An eastbound stack train passes through Rock Springs.


UP 8154 east passes historic Rock Springs.


The Jim Bridger Local heads east for Point of Rocks


The Jim Bridger Local heads east toward Point of Rocks.


Two westbounds fuel at Rawlins.


Two westbounds at the Rawlins fueling racks.


Fort Steels Westbound


UP 8850 leads a westbound Z train over the North Platte River at Fort Steele.


UP 1995 at Tipton


UP 1995 (C&NW Heritage) leads an eastbound Z LADV over the Continental Divide at Tipton.


Eastbound Soda Ash at Two Towers

An eastbound soda ash train climbs the grade out of Rock River.


Sunset near Point of Rocks.


An eastbound manifest heads into the night near Point of Rocks.




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East to Laramie UP Rawlins and Laramie Subs DVD
DVD Item#:040051D
Blu-ray Item#:040051B
Runtime:2 Hours, 26 Mins
Producer:7idea Productions
Aspect Ratio:Wide Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD or BLU-RAY
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  •  5 of 5


7Idea Productions has hit another home run. As I've posted here before, he has an artist's eye for perspective and composure. Camera angles are exceptional and maximize the enjoyment of this Blue Ray disc.

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

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  •  4 of 5


Just received latest 7th Idea program. Pretty much, as I expected, Great photography and scene selections. Many of this producers programs, are like a National Geographic programs, covering a area of the country, to get an idea, if one would desire to visit location. Motive power consist of mostly GE wide cabs, even though, many trains do have, SD70ace's in the lead. I counted, four trains, with SD70M's, in the lead. These units, seem to be far less, than just, five years ago. If you want to see SD90Macs, SD59MX's or the few SD60M's still left, You will need to travel to Central California, or Illinois, away from the Mainlines out West. A few Heritage units do show up in this program. The shots of Green River, Rawlings and Medicine Bow are Highlights. Overall, a relaxing program

Additional remarks by charley mann:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.

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  •  5 of 5


I have purchased virtually all of 7idea's releases, and I was certainly not disappointed with this one! As always, the clarity and overall videography are superb, and Aaron utilizes excellent angles to really bring out the vastness and desolation of this area, coupled with beautiful vistas and sunsets. He covers the areas in excellent detail, with informative narration. As with all of his releases, I would highly recommend this dvd.

Additional remarks by Curt Cruthirds:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? Yes.

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