Union Pacifics Caliente Sub Las Vegas to Milford DVD5 of 5 (1)
Union Pacificís Caliente Subdivision etches a course across the arid deserts and deep canyons of the American Southwest. It is the centerpiece of UPís Los Angeles & Salt Lake Route running 240 miles between Las Vegas, Nevada and Milford, Utah.
An eastbound stack train snakes through the desert at Farrier, east of Moapa.
A westbound Z train is framed in the bore of Tunnel 7 near Stine.
A westbound manifest drops down-grade through the rugged canyon near Kyle.
A westbound stack train passes through beautiful Rainbow Canyon.
The hottest train on the line, the Z-LADV races through Caliente near sunset.
An eastbound manifest exits Tunnel 12 near Eccles.
Westbound stacks crawl to the highest point on the railroad at Crestline.
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Union Pacifics Caliente Sub Las Vegas to Milford DVD
Curt Cruthirds (Ojai, CA) on 2020-12-26 08:21:51.
Another winner from 7idea Productions! The first 30 mins cover the areas leaving Las Vegas, and weren't of particular interest to me (not saying it's bad; I prefer scenic footage). But once the filming began at the entrance to Rainbow Canyon, that's where it's worth the price of admission! Incredible colors of the canyon walls, lengthy trains, and fantastic videography, make this a must-have disc. To compliment the filming, the use of drone-shot footage really highlights the areas, and is particularly well-done. A 12,000 ft. stack train is panned from high above for several minutes, while it traverses the amazingly colorful canyon. This segment was absolutely my favorite. Without a doubt, this dvd reinforces my belief that 7idea is the leader in filming of contemporary western US railroading. This release is strongly recommended.