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No More Mindless Runbys
Below are the ten newest releases from Big "E" Productions in both DVD-R and VHS format.

GTW And CSX At Wellsboro DVD

This tape shows over 24 hours of  action at Wellsboro,  in Northern Indiana, where the former B&O line to Chicago, now CSX, crosses the main line of the Grand Trunk Western.  45 trains pounded the diamonds in 24 hrs in August of 1994.   115 minutes.

Price: $34.95

Attributes

  • Video Format: DVD

UP-SP River Wars I - The Mississippi River

This DVD shows 24 hrs. of action along the Mississippi River around Illmo, MO, on the storied UP-SP joint line south of St. Louis in Oct. 1994.  This line has seen many changes since the May, 1988, Trains article  about it.  More than one customer has said that this is the best of our older videos.  105 minutes.

Price: $34.95

UP-SP River Wars I - The Mississippi River DVD

This DVD shows 24 hrs. of action along the Mississippi River around Illmo, MO, on the storied UP-SP joint line south of St. Louis in Oct. 1994.  This line has seen many changes since the May, 1988, Trains article  about it.  More than one customer has said that this is the best of our older videos.  105 minutes.

Price: $34.95

Attributes

  • Video Format: DVD

NS and CSX at Leipsic Junction

At Leipsic Junction the former Nickel Plate, Chicago to Buffalo main line of NS crosses the  former B&O Toledo to Cincinnati main line of CSX.  This videotape covers 24 hrs. of action on both lines.  Traffic was at its peak when this was taped in Oct. 1994.  111 minutes. 

Price: $34.95

NS and CSX at Leipsic Junction DVD

At Leipsic Junction the former Nickel Plate, Chicago to Buffalo main line of NS crosses the  former B&O Toledo to Cincinnati main line of CSX.  This videotape covers 24 hrs. of action on both lines.  Traffic was at its peak when this was taped in Oct. 1994.  111 minutes. 

Price: $34.95

Attributes

  • Video Format: DVD

Northeast Corridor At Speed

See all the trains on the Northeast Corridor at Newark, DE, from 6:00 am to 10:30 pm at speeds up to 125 mph in Aug. of 1994.  Every Amtrak train was taped in at least one direction, also CR trains and even a circus train.  67 minutes.

Price: $30.95

Northeast Corridor At Speed DVD

See all the trains on the Northeast Corridor at Newark, DE, from 6:00 am to 10:30 pm at speeds up to 125 mph in Aug. of 1994.  Every Amtrak train was taped in at least one direction, also CR trains and even a circus train.  67 minutes.

Price: $30.95

Attributes

  • Video Format: DVD

SP's Kansas Funnel

See 24 hrs. of action in Oct. of 1994 on the former RI east of Herington, KS, where the Golden State and Central Corridor (former DRG&W) trains come together.  With the new ore trains, SP traffic was at its peak.  New and leased power was running on many of the trains.  65 minutes. 

Price: $30.95

SP's Kansas Funnel DVD

See 24 hrs. of action in Oct. of 1994 on the former RI east of Herington, KS, where the Golden State and Central Corridor (former DRG&W) trains come together.  With the new ore trains, SP traffic was at its peak.  New and leased power was running on many of the trains.  65 minutes. 

Price: $30.95

Attributes

  • Video Format: DVD

NS Across Northern Indiana

This tape covers nearly 30 hrs. of action near Argos, IN, on Norfolk Southern's line from Fort Wayne to Chicago in Aug. of 1994.  Traffic on this line has grown from 3 or 4 trains to 15 trains each way per day in the last 12 years. 86 minutes.

Price: $32.95

The producer, Dick Eisfeller, and his better half, his wife Barbara at the Big Train Show in West Springfield, MA in January of 2017

Our summer sale is on.  Buy 3 DVD’s and get 1 free.  Two or three DVD sets count as one.  There is no restriction on the cost of the free DVD, so this can be quite a deal.  The most expensive DVD is free!  Order as many times or as many programs as you would like.  This 4 for 3 sale ends 8/31/18.  Other discount offers cannot be used with this sale.  Our latest DVD - "The Trains of Northern New England 2018" is now ready to ship.. 

The release of our new program - Trains of Northern New England 2018 is a month late.  I was gone the whole month of May videotaping trains in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada, visiting grandkids in Illinois, and riding the Rocky Mountaineer with my wife from Banff to Vancouver.  If you can afford this ride it is one of the most incredible train rides in the world.  And the aptly named Mountain sub which is part of the trip is the most difficult crew district for freight trains to operate on this continent in my opinion.  I was also behind due to spending two weeks in Illinois watching the Stockton, Illinois girls basketball team win the regional and sectional tournaments.  They went on to finish second out of nearly 280 schools in their class in the state tournament – the furthest the Stockton girls had ever gone.  One of our sixteen grandkids was on that team.  I wouldn’t have missed that for anything.  New this month is “The Trains of Northern New England 2018” – our first visit to this part of the country since 2009.  These is our 37th program to be released in both Blu-ray and in regular DVD.  You need to specify what type of DVD you are ordering with programs available in both DVD and Blu-ray.  All of our DVD’s have chapters and menus and nearly half – everything videotaped from 2004 on plus a few programs from 2003 - have a choice of being watched with narration and without narration by using the menu or audio and language buttons on your DVD player controller.  309 programs are available in DVD (37 in Blu-ray) and all are listed in the flyers.  No other train video producer shows and explains railroading like we do and our catalogue includes programs on fallen flags ATSF, SP, Wisconsin Central, and Conrail.  Our shipping and handling charge on repeat orders remains $5.00 with no charge on orders over $100.  We offer year-round discounts on large orders.  See flyers for details.  These discounts are available only by mail and phone.  If you have questions and get our answering machine, please leave your name and number and we will call you back as soon as possible.  We are also on the internet at www.trainvideos.com.

 

Welcome to Big "E" Productions at trainvideos.com. All of our programs are now available in DVD format (37 in Blu-ray).  VHS is no longer available.  

 

 309 programs in DVD (37 of these available in Blu-ray)

 

2 copies of Logbooks

 

Our programs show the whole train

  • Most programs show all trains for 24 hours or more
  • Train symbols, origins, history, and operations covered in narration
  • No train video producer does a better job of explaining railroading than we do
  • Our programs are truly documentaries of railroading
  • Years 1992 to present

Our mission is to document the incredible changes going on in today's railroading. Our programs are aimed at customers interested in operations and fans and modelers that want to know what is truly going on in railroading and to see the whole train. We are the only train video producer who makes every effort to identify and show complete trains. Expert commentary tells about the changes in operations over the years, schedules, and what a particular train is carrying and where it is going. Most of our DVDs and videos show 24 hours of action on a particular line or at a given point. These programs give a 24 hour "look" at today's railroading that is unprecedented in the train video industry and will become more valuable as time goes on.  Our programs are documentaries that cover contemporary railroading from 1992 to the present and were shot in locations all over the United States and Canada. These DVDs and videos are not simply a collection of runbys of locomotives and a few head end cars taken at different places. We are recording history!  That is why original slogan was "No More Mindless Runbys."