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80TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL: COLORADO & SOUTHERN RAILWAY: HERE COMES THE FLOOD, THERE GOES THE TRAIN Tell-Tale Productions 2 Hours 28 Minutes

It's yesterday once more as the colorful Colorado & Southern Railway "Pollywog" chuffs from Denver Union Station to University Park, Sullivan, Melvin, Parker, Hill Top, Whiskey Gulch, Elizabeth, Cameron, Elbert, Sidney, Eastonville, Falcon, Colorado Springs, Franceville, Fountain, Pinon, Overton and Pueblo. Hear old-timers recollections along the way, with fascinating accounts of the memorable Memorial Day, 1935 flood. This anecdote-driven adventure features more than a quarter-century of research, with priceless interviews, photos, film, and ephemera. See then and now images, as you travel between 1881 and the present.

$ 22.75
ATSF, BNSF, COLORADO Tell-Tale Productions 108 Minutes

This entertaining, informative and comprehensive rail documentary tracks every Santa Fe route in Colorado during the last decades of the 20th century. Bonus features include rare footage of the last ATSF trains to Santa Fe, New Mexico during 1991. Historian and retired railroader Steve Patterson recalls the Pueblo-Denver Joint Line's premature downsizing of 1971, with classic scenes along the route. The second hour revisits early BNSF operations, spotlighting former ATSF and BN tracks sold to shortlines after the 1994 merger. The Southwest Chief's bumpy passenger ride across the prairie and over Raton Pass is also explored. Railroad author, historian and videographer James R. "Jim" Jones' colorful production features first and second generation power, Warbonnet, blue and yellow, Cascade Green and executive schemes, with a plethora of "pumpkins" on the point!

$ 22.75
B&M AT TWILIGHT Tell-Tale Productions

Boston & Maine's rail network experienced ​great change during the second half of the 20th century. Catch fading glimpses of Northern New England's routes from the 1980s to the present. Management, train crews, and historians share fascinating rail tales as vintage film, video, photos and ephemera fill your screen. See Lamoille Valley, Twin State and New Hampshire &Vermont RR operations. Classic B&M remnants are also featured.

$ 22.75
BN GREEN, COLORADO SCENE Tell-Tale Productions 144 Minutes

This entertaining, informative and comprehensive documentary tracks every Burlington Northern route in Colorado during the last two decades of the 20th century. BN GREEN, COLORADO SCENE (TT-056) also revisits the CB&Q and C&S years, thanks to vintage steam films by Ron Ruhoff, with photos and words from noted historian F. Hol Wagner, Jr. Railroad author, historian and videographer James R. "Jim" Jones' ground-breaking production spotlights first and second generation power in Cascade Green and the classic "executive" paint scheme. Bonus Features include former Frisco/BN U30B's on their final roundup, while Hol Wagner remembers "The Colorado Road" nearly a half-century after its publication.

$ 22.75
CLARENDON & PITTSFORD RAILROAD Tell-Tale Productions 87 Minutes

Visit the Clarendon & Pittsford's early history, current operations over the Florence and Mainline Subdivisions and their connections. Explore Vermont Marble Company, OMYA, colorful industrial routes and the former Delaware & Hudson Rutland Branch through vintage film, photos, interviews, anecdotes, ephemera and more. Highlights from a nocturnal cab ride is icing on the cake!

$ 22.75
DELAWARE & HUDSON: LIGHTNING STRIPE, RED & WHITE Tell-Tale Productions 2 Hours 30 Minutes

This 2-1/2 hour adventure tracks the Delaware & Hudson/Canadian Pacific's colorful route from Rouses Point to Whitehall, New York. Experience vintage 1940s-1970s film, videos from the 1980s to the present, historic photos, maps, ephemera, interviews, anecdotes and more. Historians share rail tales as trains roll from the Canadian border, along Lake Champlain, to the Champlain Division terminus at Whitehall. Enjoy behind-the-scenes and trackside footage of local wayfreights, switchers, mainline freights and passenger trains. Bonus features include D&H power still wearing lightning stripes in 2017, and a phantom ride over the Keeseville, Ausable Chasm & Lake Champlain Railroad. Then and now views of the original Plattsburgh and Montreal mainline are also explored. Jim Shaughnessy joins us for an exclusive interview on the 50th anniversary of his landmark Delaware & Hudson book. You have never seen a D&H documentary like this!

$ 22.75
DENVER & NEW ORLEANS IN THE SHADOW OF THE ROCKIES Tell-Tale Productions

This celebration of Colorado's first standard gauge route south of Denver features John Evans' Denver & New Orleans, an unlikely 124-mile route built on the rolling hills of the High Plains- within the Shadow of The Rockies. Hold onto your seats, as the D&NO and its successors take you on a bumpy decade-long ride as the northern component of a through-route to the Gulf, before the famous 1899 Joint Line agreement with the Santa Fe left the old line in the dust. For the next 36 years, these demoted tracks were the Colorado & Southern Railway's Falcon Line-- a quaint country branch from South Denver to connection with the Rock Island at Falcon. The perfect companion to Jim Jones's long out of print prairie classic, this video spotlights the life and times of the people and places on the line, followed by a very special program featuring two railroad veterans who worked on the line during its final years. All the fun is getting there!

$ 22.75
GREEN MOUNTAIN RAILROAD & STEAMTOWN USA Tell-Tale Productions 1 hour 57 minutes

This two-hour celebration of the Green Mountain State's railroad renaissance features the Green Mountain Railroad, its founder F. Nelson Blount and his live steam locomotives through the cranberry bogs of Edaville, Massachusetts and Steamtown U.S.A on former Rutland Railroad and Boston & Maine tracks in New Hampshire and Vermont. Experience vintage film, photos, interviews, anecdotes, ephemera, and more. Vermont Governor Phil Hoff, F. Nelson Blount, Fred Richardson, Robert W. "Bob" Adams and others created the second state-owned, privately operated railroad in the country. Join Mr. Adams, Governor Hoff, historians, train crews and photographers who share fascinating rail tales you'll want to hear again and again. GREEN MOUNTAIN RAILROAD & STEAMTOWN U.S.A. was painstakingly created by Vermont filmmaker and railroad insider James R. "Jim" Jones during the past decade. This ambitious documentary spotlights the rebirth of former Rutland Railway mainline from Rutland to Bellows Falls, Vermont as a tourist and freight Mecca from 1964 to the present. All facets of the operation are explored. This real-life story of "the little engines that could" is the third of six documentaries in the VERMONT RAIL SYSTEM SERIES.

$ 22.75
NEW ENGLAND CENTRAL RAILROAD GREEN MOUNTAINS, BLUE EMDS Tell-Tale Productions 136 minutes

This fifty-year adventure tracks Central Vermont Railway's last three decades, and New England Central Railroad's first twenty years. Experience rare 1960s-80s CV films and NECR videos from 1995 to the present. Employees and historians share fascinating rail tales over the Swanton, Roxbury, and Burlington Subdivisions from the Canadian border to White River Junction. Enjoy behind-the-scenes cab and trackside views of Chip trains, local wayfreights, switchers, mainline freights, Amtrak's Montrealer and Vermonter. Vermont singer, songwriter Carol Ann Jones' train inspired songs complete this colorful journey.

$ 22.75
NEW YORK & OGDENSBURG RAILROAD Tell-Tale Productions 89 minutes

Celebrate former O&LC, Rutland, Norwood & St. Lawrence, and New York Central tracks to the St. Lawrence Seaway. See vintage images, interviews, anecdotes, and ephemera, along with contemporary action from cab and ground! Join Vermont Rail System management, historians, train crews and photographers on a unique journey over roads less traveled. New York & Ogdensburg Railroad is a true shortline survivor!

$ 22.75
OGDENSBURG & LAKE CHAMPLAIN REVISITED Tell-Tale Productions 2 hours 29 minutes

All aboard for a special 2-1/2 hour journey across the top of New York State, beginning in the late 1840's. This memorable adventure tracks people, places, industry and railroads from the shore of Lake Champlain to the St. Lawrence Seaway. OGDENSBURG AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN RAILROAD REVISITED features "then and now" images from classic films, photos and ephemera with stunning digital videography and interview highlights. Historians, local townsfolk, and retired railroaders guide your sentimental journey from Alburgh, Vermont to Rouses Point, Champlain, Perry's Mill, Mooers, Mooers Forks, Wood Falls, Altona, Irona, Forest, Ellenburgh Depot, Clinton Mills, Churubusco, Chateaugay, High Falls, Burke, Malone, Bangor, Brushton, Moira, North Lawrence, Winthrop, Knapps, Norwood, Madrid, Lisbon, and Ogdensburg, with side-trips over connecting railroads of the past and present. This unique North Country documentary is a must see!

$ 22.75
RAILS ALONG THE RIVER VOL 3 RICHFORD TO THE RICHELIEU Regularly $22.75 On sale until Feb 15th, 2018 or while supplies last.

Tell-Tale Productions DVD 2 hours

$ 19.00
RIO GRANDE FINALE Tell-Tale Productions 142 Minutes

The Denver & Rio Grande Western was Colorado's "home railroad" for twelve decades. This nostalgic DVD adventure covers most of the Centennial State's routes between 1987 and 2000. Catch black and gold, speed-lettered GP30s, GP40s, SD50s, tunnel motors, an SW1000, with rare footage of F9A 5771 and her B-unit sisters en route to their last roundup.

$ 22.75
SP ON THE D&RG Tell-Tale Productions 122 Minutes

This nostalgic DVD adventure tracks Southern Pacific-powered trains on former Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad in Colorado and Eastern Utah. Factory fresh General Electric AC4400's lead an all-star cast of recent power, rebuilds and second-generation locomotives over some of the most breath-taking rails in North America. Railroad author, historian, and videographer James R. "Jim" Jones documented the merger-mania and fall-out that unfolded from 1987 into the 21st century.

$ 22.75
ST. J & L.C.: VERMONT'S LAMOILLE VALLEY RAILROAD Tell-Tale Productions 2 Hours 32 Minutes

Track the colorful St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain Railroad and its successors over a 130 year, roller-coaster ride. An impressive cast of employees, managers, historians, on-line residents, shippers, collectors, and filmmakers lead this sentimental journey over the 96-mile mainline, Victory Branch, Maquam spur and Lamoille Valley Extension, with visits to trackside industries and connecting railroads. Join us for an unforgettable 2-1/2 hour journey over Vermont's famous "Covered Bridge Route." This ambitious documentary spotlights all facets of the Boston & Maine controlled shortline from its 1870s beginning to the present.

$ 22.75
VERMONT'S ISLAND LINE REVISITED Tell-Tale Productions 1 hour 57 minutes

Experience Vermont's famous Island Line over four drawbridges and 3 causeways. Breathtaking scenery, fascinating interviews, narration and anecdotes. Classic films, photos, and ephemera highlight this sentimental journey. All aboard for Rouses Point, Alburgh, Noyan, Isle La Motte Station North Hero, Abnaki, Grand Isle, South Hero, Colchester, Starr Farm Beach and Burlington. This emotionally charged DVD covers the final strike, physical abandonment and rebirth of this route as a world class recreational paradise. Island Line Treasures uncovers remaining buildings, artifacts and equipment scattered through the islands.

$ 22.75
VERMONT'S WOODCHIP ROUTE Regularly $22.75 On sale until Feb 15th, 2018 or while supplies last.

Tell-Tale Productions DVD 102 minutes

Experience woodchip harvests featuring heavy machinery in action. Witness breathtaking four season landscapes as trucks and trains feed the nation's largest, hungriest wood-fired power plant. Tour McNeil Generating station, visit foresters and harvest sites, and see a unique rail operation from the cab and ground.

$ 19.00
WASHINGTON COUNTY RAILROAD Tell-Tale Productions 2 hours 30 minutes

This two and one-half-hour celebration of the Green Mountain State's railroad renaissance features Washington County Railroad's two unique operations-- the Montpelier & Barre Division and Connecticut River Division. See vintage film, photos, interviews, anecdotes, ephemera, and more. Experience the early history of these former Central Vermont, Montpelier & Wells River, Barre, Boston & Maine, and Canadian Pacific tracks. Join railroad management, historians, customers, train crews and photographers who share fascinating rail tales you'll want to hear again and again. WASHINGTON COUNTY RAILROAD was painstakingly created by Vermont filmmaker and railroad insider James R. "Jim" Jones during the past decade. This ambitious documentary spotlights one of the steepest standard-adhesion routes in North America. Then, you'll hop aboard the scenic Connecticut River Division from White River Junction to Newport, Vermont. All facets of these operations are explored, including a tour of the railroad's largest feed shipper.

$ 22.75

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