The is the DVD set with 24 films that capture the majestic power of the world's most renowned steam locomotives that revolutionized transportation and industry. The films capture the powerful essence of steam locomotives traversing world-renowned railways including the Garden Route, a serpentine railroad that runs along South Africa's verdant lands between the Tsitsikamma Mountains and the Indian Ocean, and the winding Khyber Pass railroad along the ancient Silk Road. The set's 28 hours of footage includes the Emmy Award-winning documentary High Country Rails, an in-depth look at Western U.S. lines such as the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and China Steam, a film about the government's secret railways. Train enthusiasts will get an inside look at the Galesburg, Illinois train station, the bustling Midwestern hub with seven main rail lines and see China's massive QJ locomotives as they haul enormous loads over the JiTong Line. Includes 24 DVDs. 7 1/2" H x 11" W x 2" D. (3 lbs.)
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Great Gift for Train Enthusiasts
By Busy Office Manager
from Vancouver WA
I purchased this as a Christmas gift and even though I haven't actually viewed the DVDs myself, the recipient was very excited to receive it and couldn't wait to watch them. He enjoys history and trains and this should provide a little of both, so I would definitely recommend this for someone with similar interests.
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It was everything I expected and more.
By Lionel "choo choo"
My husband is a steam train enthusiast. He was very excited to receive this set.
from St. Louis
I have a handicapped son who loves trains. Soooo why not a longggg train video.
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