A Reading Company Scrapbook Vols 1 and 2 DVD
VOLUME I of the READING COMPANY SCRAPBOOK series offers high-quality archive film scenes of Reading steam- and diesel-powered train in action. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Very rare scenes of the brand-new steam-powered Crusader; Reading Terminal in Philadelphia with Reading and Jersey Central steam power, new FP-7s, and the Crusader; More steam action with 2-8-0s (standard and camelback), 4-6-2s, 2-10-2s, and T1-Class 4-8-4s, including the T1s running as leased power on the Pennsylvania Railroad and handling coal trains at Locust Summit.
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Additional scenes include FT diesels in action; Mt. Carmel engine terminal with steam on display; a steam-powered local freight at Landisville; and diesel-powered freights at such locations as West Trenton, Camden, and Pennsauken in New Jersey; and Conshohocken, Valley Forge, Port Kennedy, Perkiomen Jct., Reading, Hamburg, and Bethlehem in Pennsylvania.
The READING COMPANY SCRAPBOOK VOLUME II features action on the highly scenic Wilmington and Northern line. This program consists of high-quality color Super 8mm flim taken by the late William Ashley Cooper, a railfan photographer and filmmaker from Allentown, PA. Youâ€™ll see road jobs operating over the entire line between Birdsboro, PA and Wilmington, DE, and coal trains which served the enormous Grace Mine at Joanna. This volume includes trains pulled by 2 or 3 classic Alco RS-3 diesels, including the yellow-and-green 445. Other trains powered by colorful GP30/35 lashups are also presented.
Many scenic locations are shown, including Birdsboro, Geigertown, Trap Rock, Joanna, Elverson, Coatesville, Pocopsin, Granoque, Montchanin, Ellsmere, and Wilmington itself. A perfectly-synchronized soundtrack adds incredible realism to the originally-silent archive film footage.
60 MINUTES * COLOR AND SOME B/W ARCHIVE FILM * SYNCHRONIZED SOUND * MAPS AND GRAPHICS *DVD*
PRODUCED BY MARC S. BALKIN
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