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Wartime Rails 1918 & 1943-1950


This clip includes scenes from Ton Pruissen’s mind blowing DVD Wartime Rails 1918 & 1943-1950 showing incredible quality footage of 2′ gauge lines working near the Front Line during World War 1, as well as scenes from World War 11, and its aftermath, shot by both German and American cameramen. For more details go to: www.camdenmin.co.uk

10 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - February 18, 2013 at 2:43 am

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100th Video Countdown #.5 – Legends of the Rails


Before anyone says anything, YES burritofarmer gave me permission to use his video clips as long as I gave him credit BAsically, there’s nothing really new here. Everything in this video can be found on burritofarmer’s YT profile. I just gave them a little “pizazz.”

24 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - January 23, 2013 at 2:40 am

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A Day on ROVOS RAIL’s steam locomotive footplates – 16Sept09


I was requested By ROVOS RAIL ( www.rovosrail.co.za ) to assist them with relief fireman duties on Wednesday, the 16th Sept ’09. Here is some video footage with inserted pictures that I took during the day, while on the footplate of ROVOS RAIL’s former SAR Class 25NC – ?.3442 and SAR Class 19D – .3360.

4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - April 25, 2012 at 10:44 pm

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Union Pacific “Giants on the Rails”


Hi all, I hope you enjoy this old time look of Union Pacific “Giants on the Rails”.The film was taken by The late Sam Parks of Chicago, Ill. in the day when steam was king , with his16mm . The information was provided by Mr. Parks it was written on the back of the film box. I bought this film off E bay last year. Len.

25 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - February 5, 2012 at 2:44 am

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Trains and Rails – Steam Trains of Great Britain


Enjoy this beautifully presented whistle-stop tour around Britain to see some of the most remarkably preserved steam railways and engines. Filmed at various locations over the past decade, this DVD is an absolute must for the steam train enthusiast both old and new as we visit galas, festivals and special days at some of Britain’s best known railways and get up close and personal with some titans of steam. The Santa Special on the West Somerset Railway, the Bluebell Railway Branch Line Gala, a glimpse of the famous Hogwarts Express and an open day at the Crewe Works are just a few of the stops we make along the way. Other highlights include visits to the Welsh Highland Railway, the Midsomer Norton Station project, East Lancashire Railway, Llangollen Railway and a very special day at the Ffestiniog Railway.

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Riding the Polish rails will get his bucket list on track ( Richard Johnson column)

Riding the Polish rails will get his bucket list on track ( Richard Johnson column)
MASON CITY – Ames transit consultant Bob Bourne went to Poland and returned a changed man.

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Riding the Rails on America’s Most Beautiful Steam Engine

Riding the Rails on America’s Most Beautiful Steam Engine

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Our public transit policy: it’s clearly off the rails

Our public transit policy: it’s clearly off the rails
A NYONE WHO HAS VISITED Europe in recent years will be struck by the importance placed on rail transit. Just about anywhere you travel, rails provide a viable public alternative to the private car.

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