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Union Pacific Classic Collectors Series Combo DVD Train Video

Union Pacific Classic Collectors Series Combo DVD Train Video Pentrex VRUP-DVD 748268004452
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During the 1950s, steam ruled the Union Pacific fleet. From the smaller 0-6-0s to the giant Big Boys, these workhorses were the backbone of an empire. Step back in time and savor the sights of steam on the UP in three different shows originally released as part of the Video Rails Classic Collector's Series. Combined on this DVD are:

Union Pacific Big Boys (30 Minutes)
Charge out of Cheyenne and Laramie and blast up Sherman hill with these kings of steam-the largest, heaviest steam locomotives to ever run in the western U.S. You'll see spectacular scenes of Big Boy doubleheaders, some with UP turbines. The rare footage captured here is combined with original sound re-recorded in Hi-Fi Stereo to enhance your viewing and listening experience.

Union Pacific Challengers (30 Minutes)
Massive and fast, the Challengers successfully conquered the entire Union Pacific system, operating through every type of terrain. Enjoy exciting pacing sequences, dramatic helper scenes, shots of Challengers running with turbines and diesels in Weber and Echo canyons, and spectacular views of Challengers pulling freight on Sherman Hill and in the Wasatch Mountains.

Union Pacific Steam (30 Minutes)
Here are the smaller and medium sized steam locomotives that performed a major part of the work on the UP system. See 0-6-0s, 2-8-0s, 2-8-2s, and 2-10-2s moving freight along branchlines and in yards. Witness UP's mighty 4-8-4 Northerns racing across Nebraska. These and other unique scenes pay rich tribute to Union Pacific's steam heritage.

DVD Special Feature:

  • Chapter Menu provides instant access to program segments.

1 Hour 30 Minutes
In Color with Appropriate 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: 1-56342-162-3
UPC: 7-48268-00445-2

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TVD Price:$ 26.95
List Price:$ 29.95
Live Stock Status: IN STOCK!
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DVD Item#:VRUP-DVD
Runtime:1 Hour, 30 Mins
Producer:Pentrex
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:748268004452
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  •  5 of 5


A nice collection of vintage films with informative narration. I did especially appreciate the part with smaller steam locomotives as I have not seen so much of them before. The Big Boy and Challenger parts are both great with many nice vintage views.

Additional remarks by Kent Ersson:
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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  •  4 of 5


all around good wrap up of stuff, this is first time I had seen footage of the 2 toned gray Challengers.
hint...IMO they were ugly :)
good dvd though well worth the price I paid.


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

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  •  5 of 5


Great value,Great video!!! I have always been pleased with the products bought here!!!

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

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  •  5 of 5


I really enjoyed the DVD. Just watching those Big Boys and the Challengers made me want to see them run again. I had the priviledge of riding a U.P. excursion train pulled by the Challenger back in 2002. A great experience. I also rode with the 844 Northern a couple years ago. Maybe that's why I enjoyed the DVD so much.

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

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  •  3 of 5


I purchased this DVD on sale for 9.95. Good value. The video itself is old footage of the UP. The footage is not the most exciting footage but I think valuable.

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

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  •  5 of 5


This is a great DVD on UP steam locomotives. It gives a great history of the steam locomotives used by the Union Pacific Railroad all the way up to the 4-8-8-4 Big Boys. The footage is older footage but is well done in this DVD. The Big Boy action was my favorite but, the Challengers are just as impressive as the Big Boys in my opinion. I definitely recommend this DVD for your collection and it's worth every penny if you're a big steam buff. If you can't get your hands on the Pentrex "Big Boys" Collection, this is the next best thing and it's also the excellent quality of Pentrex videos we've come to expect over the years.

Additional remarks by Texas Hi-Railer:
Narration: Just enough.
Narration CAN be turned off in special features.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? Definitely.

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(BC, Canada) on .

  •  4 of 5


This DVD is overflowing with classic film of dozens of UP steam locomotives in great western settings. The locos are arranged by size and type and a generous separate section is devoted to each configuration with numerous examples of the different variations - all steaming through gorgeous Utah scenery and shuffling around picturesque yards. From little switchers to the massive Big Boys - this show has amazing archival images and railroad atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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

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  •  4 of 5


Video Rails again produces award-winning quality in this classic three 30-minute segments documenting Union Pacific's steam operations. I really enjoyed this DVD, especially the section on the Big Boys. The Challengers are also very wonderful, too. Also included are UP's smaller steam locomotives, such as 0-6-0's. I recommend this DVD to anyone interested in steam in its glory days. It truly is a masterpiece.

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

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