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REAL RAILROADING! The world’s oldest and largest source for historic railroad videos.

Classic train DVDs produced from original historic railroad film. Sunday River’s historic rail videos are produced and edited in house. Where necessary, accurate sound has been added for realistic effect. Scrupulous historic research, brings you trackside in eras long gone by. Sunday River’s classic train DVDs are known world wide as the most comprehensive and authoritative available.

View our catalog by clicking on the historic railroad video categories. Our extensive classic rail catalog is being re-mastered on DVD so that access to these treasured train journeys will not be lost. We carry a full range of historic rail and even a “must-have” model railroad DVD. 

We hold ourselves to the tradition of excellence that was established by founder Alva Morrison, a passionate train enthusiast who researched and narrated the films – and occasionally rode the rails with the camera himself. We eagerly solicit your comments. If what you receive from us isn't better than expected, send it back for full refund or exchange. 

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tay tuned for the latest updates about our new releases and commentary from some of the expert filmmakers who contributed to the these classic railroad films.

Read About it in "Trains" & See it in Action Here

Ellen Sebring

The May issue of TRAINS magazine feature article "Colorado Narrow Gauge, Tales from before  the tourists" has interviews with engineers and fireman who worked the Denver & Rio Grande before the end of steam. We're running a special on Colorado narrow gauge - High Mountain Steam! If you enjoy the article, you'd surely like the films!

Click here for video preview of Trains Magazine May Issue

Click HERE TO SHOP Sunday River's "High Mountain Steam"


expires Wednesday May 6, '15

The "geese" shown here were jazzed up for tourist service in the closing days of the Rio Grande Southern by adding seating to the freight box in a last gasp attempt to add a new source of revenue.  Imagine if the railroad had held out in tourist service until today, with Oprah skiing in Telluride and beer and music festivals all Summer long.  Eat your heart out, Durango!  The service ran much like a dude ranch, with twin out houses at the mid-station of Trout Lake labeled "goose" and "gander" for men and women.  It was popular, but due to lack of snowplows and freight, the RGS ceased operation in 1951.