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Snow Busting
Here is a dramatic and unusual video that should please everyone who enjoys steam, snow plowing, and steam freight trains. Shot over three years this video depicts great action busting through snow on the former Rio Grande, now the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad. Besides busting through snow, and flanging, we see a variety of freight train runbys in addition to the snow plow action. More Details Here

93 min   $25.00 SD   Qty:   
93 min   $30.00 Blu-Ray   Qty:   

Rio Grande's Third Division

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The Denver & Rio Grande Western operated Narrow Gauge and Standard Gauge out of Salida in several directions. This video concentrates on the Narrow Gauge steam operations including west to Gunnison over Marshall Pass, and the steep grades of the Monarch Branch which features the railroad's only switchback, and 4.5% grades. Multiple engine trains are seen with mountain railroading at its finest. This is footage from the 1940's through the mid-1950's.

54 Minutes with music and narration.More Details Here

54 minutes   $29.95   Qty:   

Steam to Silverton

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Take a train ride on one of America's foremost routes, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in the Rocky Mountains. This steam powered railroad runs 45 miles along the Animas River, along the "high Line" cliffs, and through the river canyon to Silverton, Colorado. Also see combo with "Trackside on the D&S". More Details Here

Standard Definition DVD $25.00
Blu-Ray (HD DVD) $30.00


90 min   $25.00   Qty:   

90 min   $30.00   Qty:   

Trackside on the D&S

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A great companion video to Steam to Silverton is this video where we spent time capturing some steam train scenes along the Durango and Silverton Railroad. There were two trains a day, and we see some of the highlights trackside, plus a short on-train eastbound segment in the afternoon. More Details Here

Standard Definition DVD $25.00
Blu-Ray (HD DVD) $30.00


77 min   $25.00   Qty:   

77 min   $30.00   Qty:   

D&S Combo


Get "Steam to Silverton" & "Trackside on the D&S" for $39.95 SD / $49.95 Blu-Ray


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463 On The C&TS

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K-27 2-8-2 number 463 is the oldest regularly operated steam engine on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. In September 2014 we spent several days capturing this engine on 2 different freight trains(For Engineer & Fireman School Freights), plus we get to see it doubleheading with K-36 number 487 on the first fall doubleheader of the year. Its a great show of 463 plus the doubleheader action. More Details Here

Standard Definition DVD $25.00
Blu-Ray (HD DVD) $30.00


103 min   $25.00   Qty:   

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489 Cab Ride

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Join us for a rare treat as we ride the cab of K-36 number 489 from Antonito, Colorado to Sublette, NM some 26 miles. You will be treated to views out the front from the fireman's seat as well as the engine crew running the engine and shoveling coal into the firebox. The sound and views are unusual, so don't miss out on a special video. More Details Here

Standard Definition DVD $30.00
Blu-Ray (HD DVD) $35.00


94 min   $30.00   Qty:   

94 min   $35.00   Qty:   

Riding the C&TS

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Watch highlights from the 64 mile ride westbound from Antonito to Chama in September 2014. We begin with some scenes in the cab of 489, then transition into the train the rest of the way. We also see a few trackside views intermingled with the onboard footage. More Details Here

Standard Definition DVD $30.00
Blu-Ray (HD DVD) $35.00


64 min   $25.00   Qty:   

64 min   $30.00   Qty:   

Passenger Trains On The C&TS

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We spent several days during September trackside to see the Cumbres and Toltec Passenger trains. We begin in the east at Antonito, and progress westward seeing views at Antonito, Big Horn, Sublette, Osier, Los Pinos, Tanglefoot Curve and Cumbres. Then we head west from Chama for trains up the 4% grade to Cumbres. More Details Here

Standard Definition DVD $30.00
Blu-Ray (HD DVD) $35.00


97 min   $25.00   Qty:   

97 min   $30.00   Qty:   

Special Trains On The C&TS

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The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad sponsors various special trains during the operating season. The engineer and fireman school trains are a good example of these types of trains. We see 2 engineer School freight trains, and a late-in-the-day Sunset Train carrying passengers from Chama to Cumbres. For more info go here. More Details Here

Standard Definition DVD $25.00
Blu-Ray (HD DVD) $30.00


87 min   $25.00   Qty:   

87 mins   $30.00   Qty:   

C&TS TRIO

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This Special Offer gets you 3 dvd's for the price of 2. In this three pack you get 463 On The C&TS, Passenger Trains On The C&TS, plus Special Trains On The C&TS. These discs are stacked in one wider than usual DVD case. For more info see descriptions for each program above. 287 minutes

SD DVD $50.00
Blu-Ray $65.00


287 mins   $50.00   Qty:   

287 mins   $65.00   Qty:   

Cumbres & Toltec Collection

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This special offer gets you the entire 5 dvd set for bigger savings. You get Riding the C&TS, 489 Cab Ride, 463 On The C&TS, Passenger Trains On The C&TS, plus Special Trains on the C&TS. Thats the entire set of discs in one special stackable case. Over 7 hours of action content. All for only.

SD DVD $75.00
Blu-Ray $90.00


7 Hours   $75.00   Qty:   

7 Hours   $90.00   Qty:   

Rio Grande Southern Memories

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Here is rare footage of Rio Grande Southern Operations on this storied railroad in the Colorado Rockies. There are films by several photographers, and its mostly color. We see steam operations including some freights, excursion runs, and several of the Galloping Geese in operation between 1947 and the end of operations on the RGS in 1951. More Details Here

49 Minutes $29.95

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Rocky Mountain Snowplow

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Rocky Mountain Snowplow features the 1997 operation of the rotary OY with 3 locomotives. It's early May 1997, and Colorado and New Mexico's famous Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad is still closed with huge drifts of snow blocking the tracks for several miles! Clear weather and a boulder on the tracks makes this year particularly memorable.
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Available in DVD Format.

90 minutes   $29.95   Qty:   

First Train To Toltec

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This video takes you behind the scenes as the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad opens a blockaded railroad, and then we charter a special freight train just for YOU! Our presentation takes up where the Rotary train left off. We were invited along on a special work train dispatched to clear a boulder that sits squarely on the tracks. A crew has blasted the rock with dynamite then the work train with its loader is used to clear the rubble off the tracks so repairs can be made. This is very unusual, and in remote Colorado high country.
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DVD has some added bonus footage at the end.

60 minutes   $29.95   Qty:  

Special Package: Order both First Train to Toltec and Rocky Mountain Snowplow at the same time and save nearly $14.95 (regular price $59.90). Purchase both tapes together for $44.95.
Both DVDs   $44.95   Qty:  Format: 

Rio Grande Steam in the 1960s

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Travel back in time with us to explore the Denver and Rio Grande Western (Rio Grande) narrow gauge operations between Alamosa, Chama, Durango and Silverton. These expertly shot 16mm films were accumulated by Clarence, Perry, and Jim Becker between 1957 and 1968, with visits being made in 1957, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, and 1968.
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60 minutes   $29.95   Qty:   

 
Steam Rotary

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This 1991 video depicts snow-clearing operations on the former Rio Grande Narrow Gauge (now Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR) in northern New Mexico and Colorado. The rotary OY is steam operated, but can only power a blade, thus locomotives are required to push it ahead. The southern Rockies are the fabulous scenery for this incredible event as K-36 locomotive 487 and 488 push the rotary higher into the mountains to clear drifts as high as the top of the Rotary. More Details Here

90 minutes   $29.95   Qty:  

A Passenger Train In The Rockies

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Take a unique journey on the rails of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad in the Rocky Mountains, as we view a steam passenger train from in front of the train. Through special arrangements with the railroad we chartered a passenger train, and an escort train to use as a camera platform and videotaped the entire trip from Chama, New Mexico to Cumbres, Colorado. More Details Here

Available in DVD Format

90 minutes   $24.95   Qty:  

A Freight Train In The Rockies

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What's better than a passenger train trip chasing you? Well how about a second trip up the mountain, but this time engine #484 (a 2-8-2) pulls a freight train of 10 cars and caboose. This is maximum tonnage for this locomotive on this piece of railroad, and 484 puts on quite a show. More Details Here

Available in DVD Formats. Select from pull-down menu.

90 minutes   $24.95   Qty:   

Special: Purchase both Chased By A Steam Trains DVDs (Vol 1 & Vol 2) for $44.95
Both DVDs   $44.95   Qty:   

Rio Grande Steam Freights

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Imagine if you could turn the railroad clocks back to say 1950 and relive the days of Rio Grande narrow gauge freight trains storming over Cumbres Pass. Well in the fall of 1992, photographer John Craft, organized a series of 5 trips over a one-week period that was the first time such trips were operated since the last Rio Grande freights of 1968. Trains with pusher engines, mid-train helpers, and 3-engine trains make this a special video!
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NEW - Now available in DVD. Select from "Format" pull down menu below.

120 minutes   $34.95   Qty:   


 
Riding the Narrow Gauge

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Take a unique trip over the Denver & Rio Grande Western from Alamosa, Colorado to Durango and Silverton, via Chama, New Mexico in the mid-1950's. Enjoy the 8mm movies of Warren W. Scholl from a 1954 trip, and another trip in 1956 with the entire family. More Details Here

Approx 55 minutes $29.95 DVD

55 minutes   $29.95   Qty:   

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