C. Vision's tour of railroads in and around the Chicagoland area continues in Windy City Rails, Volume 3. In this program, videographer Marshall Beecher takes his cameras to multiple mainline crossings at the always busy Blue Island Junction. This location, most often distinguished by the big steel bridges spanning the Calumet Sag Channel, has a multitude of activity from host roads Indiana Harbor Belt, CSX, Canadian National and Metra's Rock Island District, which passes over the south end of the junction. Throw in a wide variety of pool power and the appearance of run-through moves by roads Canadian Pacific, Union Pacific and BNSF and you will see why Blue Island Junction is such a great Chicagoland hotspot. Due to the unique track arrangement of the junction, parallel moves from various roads can be seen occurring simultaneously, a sight our cameras had the opportunity to catch on many visits. In addition, short line and regional action was found, including appearances from the Iowa Interstate and Chicago Rail Link. Add in predecessor power from the UP, BNSF and the CN, and you will witness the cornucopia of action that this legendary hotspot is known for. For a colorful spectrum of freight and passenger action, Blue Island Junction cannot be beat!
Color, HiFi Stereo sound, professional quality DVD narration on/off option Running time 119 minutes Copyright 2007 C. Vision Productions
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Windy City Rails, Volume 3 - Blue Island Jct.DVD
Trainmanjeff (Orlando FL by way of Buffalo, NY) on 2011-04-22 05:14:27.
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5 of 5
If you like hard working, down-to-earth railroading, you'll love this video. No sweeping vistas or 60MPH freights, just tons of trains operating through Blue Island and Chicago. Freight trains and the variety of railroads and motive power around Chicago abound in this DVD. A real value!
Additional remarks by Trainmanjeff: Narration:Just enough. Would kids enjoy this?Maybe. Image quality:Excellent! DVD Value:Excellent Value! Recommend to others?A "Must Have"!
A Great DVD most all trains are photographed in good sun lite different angles and well presented narration is informative and keeps the show interesting C vision does a great job of showing most of the trains consist so if you like checking out those freight cars along with an endless verity of trains this DVD is a must have.
Additional remarks by Espee SD40 # 7377: Narration:Just enough. Would kids enjoy this?Maybe. Image quality:Excellent! DVD Value:Excellent Value! Recommend to others?Definitely.