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U-Boat Survivors DVD Train Video

U-Boat Survivors DVD Train Video Pentrex UBOAT-DVD 748268005107
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In 1959, General Electric surprised the industry by introducing a new line of roadswitchers called the Universal Series. Known affectionately as "U-Boats," these powerful locomotives are loved for their unusual appearance, their distinctive chugging sounds, and their tendency to spew thick clouds of sooty black smoke into the air.

Our camera crews traveled across the country in 1995 to seek out and record surviving U-Boats. The result is a terrific collection of exciting images that present the entire line in chronological order, starting with the revolutionary U25B. This classic retrospective is now available to you with the enhanced viewing features of DVD! Seen in action are:

* Southern Pacific U25B #3100
* Lake Superior & Ishpeming U25C #2501
* Blue Mountain & Reading U33B #3303
* Nashville & Eastern U36B #5772
* Providence & Worcester U18B #1801
* U28Bs from BN, P&LE and RI on Transkentucky Trans.
* U30Bs from CSX on the Georgia Central
* U30Cs from BN on the Lake Superior & Ishpeming

Additional models include Squaw Creek Coal U33Cs, Conrail U23Cs, Providence & Worcester U23Bs, New Jersey Transit U34CHs, National of Mexico U36Cs, and more! Key identification features and statistical data are given for each model shown. Experience the sights and sounds of these early diesel locomotives one more time as you view the U-Boat Survivors!

DVD Special Feature:

* Chapter Menus provides instant access to program segments.

2 Hours
In Color with Stereo Sound and Narration
Full-screen (4x3) Format
No region code; can be played in any NTSC DVD player worldwide
Packaged in Sturdy Vinyl Clamshell Case
ISBN: 1-56342-227-1
UPC: 7-48268-00510-7
Produced by Pentrex 1995.
Released on DVD by Pentrex 2008


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DVD Item#:UBOAT-DVD
Runtime:2 Hours, 00 Mins
Producer:Pentrex
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:748268005107
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

(fletcher north carolina) on .

  •  5 of 5


nice to see these old diesel locos how the early diesels first started in the past I'm just wondering if some these railroads still run them

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

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  •  5 of 5


An excellent dvd, would definitely recommend it for those interested in GE loco's or just to see where some of these loco's have ended up. I have watched it three times since I recieved it a few months ago.

Additional remarks by cmtlee:
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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(Rougemont,NC) on .

  •  5 of 5


I am really not a GE fan.....but I love the sound of those older GE units.My daughter is the GE fan in our family. Another great video!!!

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

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  •  5 of 5


uboat-uboats in action this video shows them
smoking it up,most of the uboats are gone but shows
them still working on the road


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

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  •  5 of 5


A must have for the fan of alco locomotives,the work on the
rs1 in the shop was interesting


Additional remarks by kc:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
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  •  5 of 5


U-Boats are well recognized engines, but many of us tend to over look them considering the Alcos and EMD's.
Here is a great look at some very power engines that were the fore runners to the GE's of today. Pentrex has done an excellent job locating engines, and documenting information for the train lover in us to have on record. All the things we need to know is shared and some really great scenes of these power horses in action is all in one video.

I really enjoyed this video, having watched it several times in the 1st few days I had it. History is alive with this fine collection of clips from around the USA.
Well done Pentrex. Thanks. 5 stars is just not enough.


Additional remarks by rrvideoman:
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Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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  •  4 of 5


Very good program. Pentrex does their homework.

Additional remarks by JFZ:
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Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? Definitely.

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  •  5 of 5


Great DVD! A must have!

Additional remarks by Marc Lingenfelter:
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Would kids enjoy this? Definitely!
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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  •  5 of 5


The U-Boats came along long before I did, but these engines have always been my favorite. This video is a great look at each model from the first to the last. Besides watching these engines in action, you'll also observe several shortline operations that make this video worth buying alone. My personal favorite are Transkentucky Transportation's fleet of engines hauling coal. This DVD is loaded with the sound of the throaty exhausts and black smoke these engines are known for. Even if you don't like U-Boats (in which case this video would change your mind) you will enjoy the action on the various roads presented in this show.


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