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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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614 Thundering 2-set - with NEW RELEASE!

Classic Steam

Real working steam the way it was,  powerful and spectacular,and magnificently filmed revivals from the '70s and '80s

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614 Thundering 2-set - with NEW RELEASE!


614 Thundering 2-set - with NEW RELEASE!


ALL 614! These two films will show you engine 614 climbing every single one of the major railroad grades on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad.

Thunder on Cranberry: 614 Battles the Steep Grades - NEW RELEASE!

Watch C&O engine #614 in this spectacular display of steam as the engine climbs the arduous hills of the Chessie System, all on former B&O tracks. Eyeball to eyeball pacing lets you experience Chessie power up close.

614: Thunder in the Alleghenies

The famous 614, C&O brute power restored to sleek, absolute perfection, thunders up the New River Gorge in West Virginia.


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Thunder on Cranberry: 614 Battles the Steep Grades

What a show of steam! This is the only photographic record of an extraordinary feat, in which the famous C&O engine #614 climbs one of the toughest grades in the eastern United States. 614 ascends the legendary and rarely photographed 2.5% Cranberry grade, unassisted, with a full compliment of heavyweight passenger cars. 614 slows to a walk. Blasts from the stack are slower than human breath, but the engine never falters. 

The film also captures #614 tackling the famous 17 Mile Grade on the opposite side of Cranberry mountain. You are within a few feet of the drivers as the engine marches a steady 10 MPH to the summit. The engine blasts over both Sand Patch and the lesser known Streets Run grades. Excellent maps help with locations. And all this is brought to you in a crisp new film transfer. 32 minutes

614: Thunder in the Alleghenies

The famous 614  restored to sleek, absolute perfection, thunders up the New River Gorge in West Virginia. Watch two round trips—from Huntington to Hinton and return—in winter as 614 wrestles the coal drags, the first on bare ground and the second in the snow. Then, 614 blazes through the Great Gorge in all its autumn splendor and climbs both Afton Mountain and Allegheny Summit. See and feel the beauty of C&O power! 

44 minutes

Although I am new to purchasing RR Videos, anyone can quickly realize quality and value in products such as yours...truthfully Sunday River Productions’ videos give me the shivers that I used to enjoy standing trackside!!
— Thomas L. Strain, Rockford, IL