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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

Trolleys of Eastern Canada


Trolleys of Eastern Canada


​Rollicking trolleys in three major Canadian cities: Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, expertly filmed (mostly in the 1950s) in beautiful color by Frank Pfuhler Jr. and Ron Schliessman.

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A celebration of the Toronto Transportation Commission or TTC, one of the finest urban transit systems anywhere, filmed mostly in 1958 with some footage from 1992. Watch the double PCC cars rolling west on the Bloor St. Line en route to the Jane Loop. Peter Witt cars and PCCs travel east on the Queen Street Line to Neville Loop then west to Long Branch and to the double loops under the CNR main line. Catch glimpses of Canada's first subway.

47 minutes


Ride the most scenic trolley line in North America around the twin peaks of Montreal (Mt. Royal and Westmount). On May 4, 1958, just a few months before these lines were abandoned, a Branford Trolley Museum excursion took a multi-tiered open-air observation car - something like a gallery track inspection car but with gold filigree railings - from downtown, past the peaks to Cartierville and back. Scenes are filmed from track side, on board and from a trolley 'chase' car .


Tour downtown Ottawa under the gray spitting skies of February with line cars and snow sweepers. Then experience a brilliant sequence on the Highland line in three feet of snow flying across the empty landscape to Britannia Park with the Gatineau Hills in the distance.