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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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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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Six Hired Guns: Southern Steam Part 1


Six Hired Guns: Southern Steam Part 1


This DVD features the renaissance of steam in the South, with two living legends—engines 4501 and 610—returning to carry their flags before the public.​

Part of Six Hired Guns set

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Gleaming in green and gold #4501, the little Mike that started it all, charges through the New River Gorge and across the mountains. The Southern’s Jim Bistline narrates the film, recounting the early struggles as the steam program grew. 

38 minutes

Then the monster 2-10-4 #610 breaks in with heavy freight on the old Fort Worth & Denver “Roller Coaster” main from Fort Worth to Wichita Falls; next, on the Freedom Train; and finally, double-heading across the Blue Ridge together with #4501.