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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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Pennsylvania Trolley Trilogy 3-Set: PA Trolleys & Brill Bullets

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

Pennsylvania Trolley Trilogy 3-Set: PA Trolleys & Brill Bullets


Pennsylvania Trolley Trilogy 3-Set: PA Trolleys & Brill Bullets


Experience the exuberant trolley lines of Pennsylvania in the 1950s!

Philadelphia Trolleys 1955
Explore Philadelphia by trolley when the PTC served more destinations with greater frequency than almost any other city in the US.

Legendary Trolleys of Pittsburgh 
Pittsburgh, with 41 Lines and almost 700 streamlined cars, was one of the largest traction empires anywhere.

Brill Bullets & the Red Arrow Lines
Frank Pfuhler's beautiful crisp photography captures the Red Arrow high-speed electric lines west of Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia Trolleys 1955. Expertly filmed with fascinating period detail, this DVD transports you to another era. More than twenty routes are shown, including North Philadelphia, Central Philadelphia and routes 11, 62, 37, 10 and 38 in the Darby Creek and Market Street areas of Philadelphia. 39 minutes

The legendary trolleys of Pennsylvania and Johnstown is magnificent.
— R. Shepard, Pittsburgh, PA

Legendary Trolleys of Pittsburgh. Trolleys ran everywhere almost like taxicabs and dashed between isolated communities far beyond Pittsburgh itself. This feature has all the well-known routes, many minor ones and includes a ride on one of the last inclined planes up the face of the cliffs almost vertically (71% grade). Johnstown, PA, another legendary system, is shown with a touch of winter at the very end of this DVD. 49 minutes

Brill Bullets and the Red Arrow Lines. Ride Philadelphia's Interurban transit lines in their prime in 1955! The Sharon Hill, the Media, and Ardmore lines are covered in detail. The second half of this DVD depicts the high speed, third rail line between Philadelphia and Norristown - the home of the celebrated Brill Bullets. In the final section of the DVD see the Media, the Darby and the Brill Line in 10 inches of brilliant new snow. 52 minutes