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Southern Pacifics Shasta Route Circa 1950 Volume 2 DVD Train Video

Southern Pacifics Shasta Route Circa 1950 Volume 2 DVD Train Video Catenary Video Productions 14-SPS 796873022507
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Lumbering played a vital role in Oregon's development and economy. Rare footage shows logging trains powered by as many as slx "hogs" on the Tillamook Branch, and the last regular passenger train on the Coos Bay Branch.


Portland's vast facilities at Brooklyn, which anchored SP's northern-most terminal are shown, with details of locomotive servicing and the last run of steam, with a 4-10-2, SP's huge three cylinder locomotive.


A study of the Shasta Daylight - with cab views of its run from Portland to Klamath Falls, and more onboard and runby scenes of the train making its way through northern California -- captures the train's striking beauty.


This remarkable collection of Catenery Video's rare action scenes eloquently conveys the excitement of railroading in western American a half century ago, a fitting epitaph for a bygone era!
62 Minutes, color, full sound track.

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DVD Item#:14-SPS
Runtime:1 Hour, 02 Mins
Producer:Catenary Video Productions
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:796873022507
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  •  5 of 5


This is what dreams are made of. As a kid I had holidays in England that were good but I wished
in retrospect that my parents had taken me to California and Oregon. People in those days did
not travel abroad much. This DVD gives more than a glimpse of what I might have seen. The DVD
of one of my favourite Railroads (Espee) and the beautiful scenery is excellent. Thank goodness
someone has made the effort to record History. For Espee Fans this is a must have.


Additional remarks by drifterfranc:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Good.
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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