THIS VIDEO IS A MUST SEE FOR SURE! (DVD-R or VHS)
QUESTIONS Call TOLL-FREE N&W STEAM! 1953 to 1958 in Living C OL OR ! SEE PICTURES ABOVE!,,, PROFFESSIONAL DIGITAL TRANSFER TO VIDEO, THE SHARPEST POSSIBLE FROM THESE FILMS! THE PICTURES BELOW HAVE BEEN SCALED DOWN TO LOAD MORE QUICKLY, THE ACTUAL VIDEO IS SHARP !, YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED IN QUALITY! THIS IS REALLY NEAT STUFF! NORFOLK & WESTERN STEAM IN COLOR!
Movie films made in the 1950s On the N&W between Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Radford, the Shenendoah division and Roanoke Virginia, Not your average N&W steam show of fast mainline running, This one has LOTS of heavy coal and freight drags being pulled and pushed by big brawny 2-8-8-2 "Y3 & Y6a & Y6b" class engines over the triple track Christianburg Mountain Grade!, Scenes of seven different "J" class engines (including the famous #611 pulling the Powhatan Arrow and the Tennessean ), the Blacksburg local "Huckleberry train" with "M" class engines, even one slipping drivers trying to work a siding! an "M" class switching the local at Christiansburg, The Pocahantas, and lots of freight trains!, At Shaffers Crossing , you get to see the Roundhouse and Turntable , The 0-8-0 tank engine "Shop Goat" on the turntable, shoving a "J" into the roundhouse, a "Y" class on the turntable, deep in the bowels of the engine servicing facility, You see the coaling tower, watering, servicing and hostling class Js, As, & Ys , MANY, MANY, MANY different engines , ALL subtitled by CLASS and NUMBER so you will know what you are looking at ,,, Plus THE ONLY KNOWN FILM FOOTAGE of the wreck of the class J # 611 in 1956, when it derailed at speed and went down the side of the mountain, landing upside down almost in the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River, killing the engineer,,,, +++++++A one of a kind film for sure! +++++++ This sale is for a DVD or VHS copy of these private silent films (we've added music and narration about the wreck) Pretty neat stuff!
NEVER PUBLISHED ELSEWARE! , All pictures above were taken from the film itself, and were in motion at the time.
Most ALL shots are great!, professionally executed, with steady pans, and tripods, but a very few are short, or a little shaky, (don't forget, these were railfan home movies) DON'T MISS THIS! run time, approx. 60 minutes of unrelenting 1950's N&W STEAM ACTION! SATISFACTION ABSOLUTELY GAURENTEED! SHIPPING VIA PRIORITY MAIL SHIPPING Check out my other items ! Be sure to add me to your favorites list !