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Worldwide Railways Steam Trains 8 Disc DVD Set Train Video

Worldwide Railways Steam Trains 8 Disc DVD Set Train Video Topics 60757 781735607572
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There's something magical about trains and now you can enjoy their power and allure any time you like with this special 8-DVD Steam Trains featuring steamers and more from around the world. Eight amazing films take you to all of the most beautiful railways around the United States and then show you spectacular trains overseas, from England to India.

See steam in Europe and Africa, steam puffing through the snow, giant steam engines, and steamers chugging their way across America and lots more! Plus, discover some exciting facts on the history of steam engines in the United States and how they are used even today abroad.

Product Features

More than 9 hours of the world's railways in a special 8-DVD collection
Steam trains galore - steam giants, steamers in the winter, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, steamers on England's Foxfield Railway and much more!
Travel railroads you may have never seen in Afghanistan, Jordan, Paraguay, Turkey, Poland, Scotland, France and beyond!
Enjoy the beauty of steam trains in every season!
Trains in the Rockies, Amish Country, France, South Africa & more!

Cavalcade of Steam

Enjoy the sights and sounds of steamers in Pennsylvania's Amish Country as you visit the world-renowned Strasburg Railroad before heading west to the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad where you'll climb from the high desert to 10,000 feet!

Steam Ghosts

Travel to the incredible Nevada Northern where little has changed since the 1930's to see steam-powered freight and passenger trains. Next, head to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains of Utah and the Heber Valley Railroad for gorgeous scenery!

Winter Steam in the Rockies

Visit the High Line, the Animas River Canyon and Needleton during the beautiful winter season. Then see Colorado's famous Durango & Silverton with a series of spectacular steamers, and enjoy some awesome trains from the 1930's.

Steam Giants

See three of the largest steamers running today! Watch the Southern Pacific #4449 (“The Daylight”) at speeds up to 80 mph! Then ride Union Pacific's beloved #844 and the Nickel Plate #765, aka the “Berkshire.”

World Steam: The East

Begin in Jordan and see the famous Hedjaz Railway. Then, arrive in India, one of the last places where steam trains remain in everyday service. Finally, take a trip with classic steam locomotives up Afghanistan's troubled Khyber Pass.

World Steam: North, Central & South America

Begin in Pennsylvania on a coal trail, then head to Wyoming for the world's largest steam train, the Challenger. In South America, see Alco, Porter and Baldwin locomotives, and, in Paraguay, discover a railway that remains 100 percent steam dependent.

World Steam: Britain & Western Europe

See some of Europe's famous engines, including the Flying Dutchman and the Duchess of Hamilton. Ride the steamers on the Foxfield Railway, visit the Isle of Mull in Scotland, and go to France for the historic Flèche D'Or.

World Steam: Eastern Europe & Africa

Catch a glimpse of rare main line steam railways in Poland, and go to Turkey for a steam special on the Mediterranean coast. Then take the beautiful Garden Route in South Africa!

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DVD Item#:60757
Runtime:12 Hours, 30 Mins
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:781735607572
Shrink Wrapped?:NO!
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

  • Some of the multiple disc set titles from this producer come in "stacked" cases. That is the discs are stacked on top of each other in a special case.

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  •  4 of 5

This boxset contains a somewhat 2 4 dvd sets merged into 8. The first 4 is the Noteworthy Railway Productions programs with Lane Venardos narrating, while the last 4 contains 4 out of 5 videos from the Wide World of Steam Series. There is also a goof in the boxset. US Army 610 appears on the front cover, but it is never seen in any of these 8 programs.

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

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