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Classic Burlington Northern Volume 1 DVD
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Classic Burlington Northern Volume 1 DVD C Vision Productions BN1DVD
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The Burlington Northern Railroad was the product of a March 2nd, 1970, merger of four major railroads, the Great Northern Railway, Northern Pacific Railway, Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. In this series, we feature the films of Fred Crissey, who traveled to many areas along the BN's route in the central United States in the late 1970's and 1980's with his 8-millimeter movie film camera.

In volume 1, Fred travels to the states of Wyoming, Montana, Washington, Illinois, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.

Cascade green and black locomotives are seen in such locations as Wyoming's Wind River Canyon, Montana's Bozeman and Mullen Pass and Skykomish, Washington. You have to see the action Fred captured while riding in a suburban commuter train between Aurora and Chicago, Illinois when the BN was using their fleet of E-9's. We finish the show along the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains and follow the old Colorado & Southern and the Fort Worth & Denver between Trinidad, Colorado and Dalhart, Texas.

This program showcases the BN at a time when they were growing and expanding since the 1970 merger. If you are a fan of the Cascade Green, you won't want to miss Classic Burlington Northern, Volume 1!

Running Time 97 minutes, Color/Silent Films with Music and Narration, Music On/Off Feature

©2017 C. Vision Productions

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Runtime:1 Hour, 37 Mins ($0.28/min)
Producer:C Vision Productions
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:No, but security sealed
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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Classic Burlington Northern Volume 1 DVD
chris collins (fletcher north carolina) on 2019-08-14 14:54:58.

People who found this review helpful: 2

  •  5 of 5

just watched these this afternoon and these were some interesting videos classic burlington northern vol.1 looks at the footage from photographer fred crissey who captured the bn during the late 1970s and 80s with his 8-millimeter movie film camera that c vision has shared with the public the burlington northern was a product of a 1970 merger of four different railroads which include the great northern northern pacific Spokane Portland & Seattle and the chicago burlington & Quincy in this video fred shares the footage he captured in the states of Wyoming, Montana, Washington, Illinois, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas you'll see many bn trains in action across locations such as wind river canyon bozeman and mullen pass and footage fred got while taking a ride in one of chicago's metra commuter trains when the bn was using their e-9 units for the power on these commuter trains until they were retired in 1992 the video than finishes following a merchandise train on the Colorado & southern railroad between Trinidad Colorado and Dalhart Texas this is quit a unique video showing the bn in the past with those glossy cascade green & black loco's putting on a show this is one video for anyone who grew up or is a fan of the bn

Additional remarks by chris collins:
Narration: Could have used more.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Good.
DVD Value:: Fair.
Recommend to others? Definitely.

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Classic Burlington Northern Volume 1 DVD
Kent Ersson (UPPSALA SE) on 2017-04-06 11:44:18.

People who found this review helpful: 2

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  •  5 of 5

I watched both volumes of Classic Burlington Northern and enjoyed them a lot. They cover most of the BN system and the equipment used in the 1970's and 1980's. I am glad that Fred Crissey documented all this and that C. Vision Productions made it available on DVD. Many scenes are from beautiful locations and enhance the experience of watching BN doing its job. Volume 1 is 97 minutes and Volume 2 is 84 minutes but there is not a dull moment. If you are fan of BN you will certainly appreciate Classic Burlington Northern - I did!

Additional remarks by Kent Ersson:
Narration: Could have used more.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Good.
DVD Value: Excellent Value!
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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