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The Joint Line DVD
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The Joint Line DVD Pentrex JLINE-DVD 748268005978
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The Joint Line is an action-filled stretch of contemporary main line with a colorful past. Two fiercely competitive railroads, the Denver & Rio Grand and the Santa Fe, built parallel tracks between Denver and Pueblo, Colorado in the mid 1880s. However, the competition came to a halt during World War I when the US Government forced "joint" operations between the two railroads.

In the mid 1990s, which this production was filmed, the Joint Line supported the Southern Pacific (including the Denver & Rio Grande Western), the Santa Fe, and the Burlington Northern. Coal, freight, and passenger trains utilized this heavily traveled right of way. You'll see dozens of leased and run-through locomotives, pusher engines shoving hard against long coal drags, and some of the newer diesels, such as BN's SD70MACs. Old black and white photos showing steam and early diesel engines in this area add an interesting comparison of the present and the past.

Produced over four years, this presentation treats you to the splendor of the different seasons in Colorado's gorgeous terrain, highlighted by spectacular snow scenes. You'll visit many of the popular locations along the line: Castle Rock, Palmer Lake, South Denver, and other scenic spots. Heavy freights, nonstop action, varied motive power, and breathtaking scenery make The Joint Line a DVD you won't want to miss!

DVD Special Features:
Chapter Menus provide instant access to program seg
1 Hour 25 Minutes In Color with Stereo Sound and Narration
Presented in Widescreen Standard Definition Format
No region code; can be played in NTSC DVD players worldwide Packaged in Sturdy Vinyl Clamshell Case
ISBN: 1-56342-314-6
UPC: 7-48268-00597-8
Copyright Pentrex 2012

TVD Price:$ 23.95
List Price:$ 29.95
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Runtime:1 Hour, 25 Mins ($0.28/min)
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:748268005978
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC
The Joint Line DVD
rrvideoman (Delisle Saskatchewan) on 2020-03-31 11:48:39.

People who found this review helpful: 1

  •  5 of 5

4 railroads sharing a stretch of rails between 2 Colorado cities. Lots of heavy freight action as the BN, Santa Fe, SP & D&RGW are seen at various locations between Denver & Pueblo. And being in Colorado.... the scenery is excellent. Well done Pentrex.

Additional remarks by rrvideoman:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? Definitely.

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The Joint Line DVD
chris collins (fletcher north carolina) on 2015-07-27 20:49:26.

People who found this review helpful: 1

  •  5 of 5

I had just watch this and it was really interesting the scenery of Colorado in this video is great showing how joint operations on the southern pacific rio grand santa fe and Burlington northern on this line and a vast of locomotives from other roads as well this is A MUST HAVE for your collection

Additional remarks by chris collins:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? Maybe.
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Good Value
Recommend to others? A "Must Have"!

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