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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. 

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Pennsylvania Rail

Pennsylvania GG1s: Under the Heat


Pennsylvania GG1s: Under the Heat


A wide variety of freight and passenger trains are shown, almost all on the high speed, four track raceway between Washington and New York: The Congressional, The Senator, The George Washington, The Crescent, The Silver Meteor and many others.

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GG1s follow the Port Road to Harrisburg, and enter and leave both Washington, D.C. and Penn Station in New York. Watch GG1s crossing The Great Susquehanna and the Delaware River bridges. See Sunnyside Yard where the famous "name" trains were stored and assembled and Wilmington Shops from where the GG1s departed. Even has the famous Tuscan Red GG-1 #4877 in action. Opens with a brief history of Pennsy Electric engines showing the DD-1, the P-5 (boxcab) and P-5A (streamlined) and explains the circumstances that led to the development of the GG1.  Closes with third rail action along the Harlem River on the New York Central and shows the New Haven FL-9s arriving and leaving 125th Street station. All color except footage of the P-5s.

24 minutes