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Western Steam in the 1950s
 4 of 5 (1)

Western Steam in the 1950s Main Line Motion Pictures ML1950WS
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This is nearly an hour of priceless color film from the 1950s featuring steam in regular service! Featured railroads include the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, D&RGW, CB&Q and the Great Western. You'll see SP commuter trains, UP 844 in regular service plus Big Boys and Challengers. On the main line and in the yard.Scenes include Denver Union Station and San Francisco. This is mostly 16mm unedited, silent, film, transferred to digital so that these long-gone scenes can be shared and included in your collection.

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DVD Item#:ML1950WS
Runtime:57 Mins ($0.47/min)
Producer:Main Line Motion Pictures
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:NO!
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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Western Steam in the 1950s
Steamboy (Revere MA US) on 2020-01-17 07:59:25.

  •  4 of 5

A trip back in time to witness everyday work on these railroads are very decent to see, as well as a variety of Steam power such as future famous northern 844 for example, which they have since been retired, displayed, sold to museums, and sadly gone for scrap. Not to mention being merged. Overall, good compilation, decent trains, and fine music as these films will take you back way before the internet, social media, and also online shopping.

Additional remarks by Steamboy:
Narration: There was no narration.
Would kids enjoy this? Yes.
Image quality: A little rough around the edges.
DVD Value:: Fair.
Recommend to others? Yes.

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