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Baldwin Diesels on Four California Railroads DVD

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"Baldwin Diesels" is a 2 show combo: "Early Baldwin Diesels on the Southern Pacific" and "California's Baldwin Diesels". See action on the SP, Trona, Amador Central and the Sierra Railroad.

We begin with the Early Diesels: The Early 1950's were good years for the Baldwin Locomotive Works and the Southern Pacific. Both companies were at their zenith, and SP was replacing its steam fleet with diesels - including a variety of Baldwins - which kept Baldwin busy producing the new locomotives. The SP purchased switchers, AS-616 and DRS-6-6-1500/1 units - and all will be seen here.

We follow that up with some of the last Baldwin diesels to run. In the 1990s, first-generation diesels that remain in operation are a diminishing group. In an effort to preserve the memory of these unique machines, this program captures these Baldwin diesel locomotives on three different California shortline railroads - Trona, Amador Central and the Sierra Railroads. Included in this bunch is the rare 6-axle AS-616 - we see them as they work their finals days with heavy loads.

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DVD Item#:BALD-DVD
Runtime:1 Hour, 15 Mins ($0.32/min)
Producer:Pentrex
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC
Baldwin Diesels on Four California Railroads DVD
Ronald Dozier (US) on 2021-03-07 11:45:04.

  •  5 of 5


This is the video to watch if you enjoy seeing classic first-generation diesel power in action.

Additional remarks by Ronald Dozier:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Good.
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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Baldwin Diesels on Four California Railroads DVD
Steamboy (Revere MA US) on 2021-01-26 19:00:17.

  •  5 of 5




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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