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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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Trolleys, Interurbans, Electrics

Fantastic traction that served the nation's urban centers, suburbs, and intercity travel.

Watch a video clip of these amazing scenes from the past

Inter-Urbans of Eastern Canada


Inter-Urbans of Eastern Canada


Experience this historic document of active inter-urban service on 6 lines in Ontario, Canada in the late 1950s and 1960.

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The Oshawa Railway

The Cornwall Street Railway

Lake Erie & Northern Railway

Grand River Railway

London & Port Stanley Railway

The Niagara, St. Catherine's & Toronto

In the late 1950s only one of these lines still maintained passenger service, The Niagara, St. Catherine's & Toronto. This "international" line crossed the border to the U.S. and was North America's last real full service inter-urban. The N, S and T makes up the final half of this film, divided equally between passenger and freight service and features the very last passenger run in March 1959.

Photographed by Frank Pfuhler Jr., with Ron Schliessman.

33 minutes

We ran your new Canadian Traction for the East Penn Traction Club. The verdict was unanimous: ‘as good or better than any trolley films we have ever seen.’ This is strong praise from a group who consider your Philadelphia Trolleys the standard of excellence.
— Manny Reider, Phila & Suburban Model RR Assn.