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More Roarin Runbys Steam in the Northeast and South DVD
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More Roarin Runbys Steam in the Northeast and South DVD Mark I Video MIMRRS
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The steam locomotive is one of the most impressive machines of the industrial age, combining enormous power with dramatic displays of sight and sound. Each sequence on this fine program showcasing restored steam engines in the Northeastern United States is carefully chosen for visual excitement and great sound. You'll see in-depth coverage of each locomotive, including pacing sequences, our famous locomotive-mounted ChoochCam minicams, in-cab footage, and even helicopter shots! It's all there: high-speed sequences, trains blasting up heavy grades, huge smoke plumes, and extremely loud stack talk! Climb aboard for some memorable steam action! Locomotives featured:

Monson 0-4-4T 3 and Bridgton & Harrison 2-4-4T 7 at the Maine Narrow Gauge Museum, Portland, ME; Monson 0-4-4T 3 and B&HR 2-4-4T 8 at Edaville Railroad, MA; Susquehanna 2-8-2 142 in excursion service in NJ; C&O 4-8-4 614 pulling high-speed main line excursion trains from Hoboken, NJ to Port Jervis, NY• Canadian Pacific heavy 4-6-2 2317 pulling Steamtown trains from Scranton to Moscow, PA (Steamtown NHS); Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 261 on winter excursions over the former Lackawanna Main Line at Scranton, PA; Norfolk & Western Class 2-6-6-4 1218 with passenger and freight trains on the Roanoke - Bluefield Main Line; Clinchfield 4-6-6-4 626 pulling Santa Claus train; Norfolk & Western Class 4-8-4 611 on Radford line; Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 261 pulling New River Gorge trips; Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 765 and Pere Marquette 2-8-4 1225 pulling excursions trains at Huntington NRHS Convention (Includes double-train runbys and doubleheader); Atlanta & West Point heavy 4-6-2 290 in excursion service; U.S. Army 2-8-0 610 at Kentucky Railroad Museum; ET&WNC 4-6-0 12 (36 gauge) at Tweetsie Railroad; Western Maryland Scenic 2-8-0 734 with special coal train; Geared locomotives (including WM Shay 6) on Cass Scenic

120 MINUTES * FULL COLOR * STEREO SOUNDTRACK
PRODUCED BY MARC S. BALKIN

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Runtime:2 Hours, 00 Mins ($0.29/min)
Producer:Mark I Video
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:NO!
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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More Roarin Runbys Steam in the Northeast and South DVD
Steamboy (Revere MA US) on 2020-11-17 17:55:19.

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In the More Roaring Runbys portion of this Un-Narrated Combo, there are several locomotives operating in the Northeast for both the Tourist line, & Main line operations especially from 2 foot narrow gauge in New England to Standard gauge 4 foot 8.5 rails. The engines shown in this title are:

1. Maine narrow gauge & edaville with monson 3 & Brighton & saco river 7, & 8 From Summer Steam Spectacular Volume 2 & Massachusetts' Maine Attraction

2. Susquehanna 2-8-2 number 142 from Susquehanna steam express in 1992

3. Chesapeake & Ohio 4-8-4 number 614 on the New Jersey transit in 1997 from Summer Steam Spectacular volume 1 which includes helicopter angles

4. Canadian pacific 4-6-2 number 2317 at steamtown in Scranton Pennsylvania with a cab ride

And 5. Milwaukee road 4-8-4 number 261 that is visiting the Scranton Railroad museum located on the western end of US interstate 84 during February of 1996 as it operates on a regular passenger train & a freight special while wearing a Lehigh & New England steam boat whistle.

This portion of the combo was originally released in 2001.

In the Steam in the South portion of this Un-Narrated combo, there are more locomotives operating on different specials in America. The engines seen in this best of clip show are:

1. N&W Class A 2-6-6-4 Number 1218 at the 1987 NRHS convention (on both Passengers & loaded coal trains with a caboose on the rear) from Rails to Roanoke

2. US Army 2-8-0 number 610 hauling freight & regular passenger trains at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga during production of 4 days of Steam in Dixie from early May of 1992.

3. Atlanta & West Point 4-6-2 number 290 that was also shown in 4 days of Steam in Dixie.

4. N&W J Class 4-8-4 number 611 on the Radford line which it too was also shown in 4 days of steam in Dixie that includes a little bit of pacing along the way

5. Eastern Tennessee & Western North Carolina 4-6-0 Number 12 on the Tweetsie Narrow Gauge in NC which like the previous 3 engines it was also shown in 4 days of steam in Dixie.

6. Lake Superior & Ishpeming 2-8-0 Number 734 leading a Carl Franz Chartered Coal train with 9 CSX hoppers at the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in July of 1997 from Summer Steam Spectacular Volume 2.

7. The Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia with a pair of Shays: 3 Truck Shay number 2, & the Largest Shay Ever Built: Western Maryland Big 6 Plus Heisler number 6 doubleheading with shay 2

8. 2 Lima Ohio Built Berkshires at the August 1991 NRHS Convention in Huntington West Virginia: Nickel Plate Road 765 from Fort Wayne Indiana, & Pere Marquette 1225 which was one of the few rare trips that the future famous Polar Express Locomotive operates away from Owosso Michigan. These scenes were Covered in Convention Highlights-the Mark 1 version of the 1991 NRHS Convention

9. Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 Challenger type locomotive number 3985 Disguised as Clinchfield 676 for the CSX Santa Claus Train In November of 1992

And 10. Milwaukee Road 261 operating on the final steam powered New River gorge trains from Huntington to Hinton West Virginia in October of 1994

Like the Northeast version of the Roarin' Runbys collection, this was also from 2001.

Additional remarks by Steamboy:
Narration: There was no narration.
Would kids enjoy this? Definitely!
Image quality: Excellent!
DVD Value: Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Recommend to others? Definitely.

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