GSVP Video Vault

These titles are ones that were originally released on VHS but are no longer available since we are sold out of VHS. We may convert some or all of these to DVD as time permits. When converted they will be placed in the proper DVD category and removed from the Previously Released area.
 

Tripleheader Rotary

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1993 was probably the worst winter for snowfall, during the 1990s and the Rotary on the Cumbres and Toltec was once again called to clear the line in preparation for the upcoming excursion season. This time 3 locomotives #487, 488, and 497 are used to push the Rotary through deep snow. More Details Here


Cuba - Stronghold of American Steam

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This video depicts American-built engines still operating in Cuba during the sugar cane rush which is during the winter harvest. This video is strong in great action lineside photography where the engines are working very hard, as we witness highlights from a visit in 1996. You'll enjoy heavily loaded cane trains on both standard and narrow gauge lines.
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Sierra Railway

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The Sierra Railway is one of the most recognizable railroads in the world. Hundreds of movies have been made using the railroad and its historic fleet of steam locomotives. Our video shows 2-8-0 #28 on a special mixed (freight with a passenger car) train, plus several regular passenger runs from Jamestown, California. More Details Here


Cincinnati 611

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Norfolk and Western Class J, 4-8-4 number 611 steams from Cincinnati to Danville on a round-trip in 1986 followed by a round-trip to Portsmouth, Ohio. These trips sponsored by the Cincinnati Railroad Club marked the first time 611 had run a trip to Portsmouth, and that trip carried over 1300 riders, a record for an NS excursion. You'll also see some cab scenes inside 611. More Details Here


German Narrow Gauge

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Visit the former East Germany and see narrow gauge steam action on the Harz Mountain system (before it was privatized), with the largest narrow gauge tank engines operating in Germany, and on a variety of routes. The Harz line is very picturesque and features street running, stone stations, and hilly territory, with wooded backgrounds and even a tunnel. More Details Here


German Standard Gauge

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Take a trip to Europe and focus on standard gauge steam in the former East Germany, as several locomotives are used in a winter Plandampf, or steam plan, whereby steam is placed on regularly scheduled freight and passenger trains for several days in a row. Many picturesque scenes include: interesting towns, viaducts, signals, and stations.
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China - Steam Train Paradise

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Step into the Asian countryside of China and witness a big show of mainline steam, in the world's last stronghold of steam locomotives. You will see a little of everything that you might expect from a country that was building steam engines only a few years ago, and is still operating thousands of steam engines on a daily basis. More Details Here


Frisco 1522

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This tape features former St. Louis - San Francisco (Frisco) 4-8-2 #1522 which is the only operational mountain type locomotive in the United States. All footage in this tape was shot in 1988, the first year the engine operated. Freight and passenger runs on the Wisconsin Central in Illinois and Wisconsin highlight the action, plus the first runs from St. Louis on the NS line to Decatur includes a cab ride. More Details Here

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819 Arkansas Steam

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St. Louis - Southwestern Railway, better know as "Cotton Belt," had a fleet of lovely 4-8-4s during the steam era, and one, engine #819 survived and was restored to operate in the 1980s. Trips for the engine were sparse at this time, and an annual run to Fordyce from 819's home of Pine Bluff, Arkansas is the focus of this video. More Details Here

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L&N 152 In Kentucky and Beyond

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This was our first 152 video which featured the 1905 built 4-6-2 on its first excursions from Louisville to Lexington in 1986 after making a break-in run in 1985. Also there was an October 1986 trip to Lexington, Kentucky as well. Several interesting scenes such as Jett Hill, Frankfort Tunnel, and running through the street and past old structures at Midway.
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Additional Titles not pictured that are in the vault!
  • N&W 1218 Rebuilt and Roanoke Bound
  • F-Units Winter In Canada
  • Cincinnati 1218

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