Our Top 25 All-Time Sellers


Union Pacifics Bailey Yard

Union Pacifics Bailey Yard

Union Pacific's Bailey Yard in North Platte, Nebraska is the largest railroad yard in the world, with constant activity twenty-four hours a day. Join us for a tour of the yard, with informative commentary by our guide, and a visit to the diesel shops. Take in all the action from the Golden Spike Tow ...more
HIGHBALL
SKU: UPBY
1 Hour 50 Mins

Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.45

Big Boy 4014 Returns to Steam DVD

Big Boy 4014 Returns to Steam DVD

Union Pacific 4014 has returned to steam and the mainline... after 60 years without being able to turn wheel on rail under its own power! UP brought her back to life to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike  This DVD features exclusive historical footage, brand new ...more
PENTREX
SKU: 4014RTS-DVD
2 Hours

$29.95

Tehachapi Cab Ride

Tehachapi Cab Ride

Although it starts in a grey day in March, 1998, this is a fascinating ride from Bakersfield to Barstow over Tehachapi Pass. Eight units power the Z NBYWSP-9, BNSFÕs hottest train, with C40-8W #861 on the point. The view is straight ahead from Caliente to Mojave, but with many roving camera shots, ...more
HIGHBALL
SKU: TECR
2 Hours 17 Mins

Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.45

611 Returns to Steam

611 Returns to Steam

After a year rebuilding, and 20 years as a static museum display, N&W 611 stormed back into steam, and the public's mind, in 2015. Crowds turned out to watch the J Class 4-8-4 as she took up the Queen of Steam mantle once again. Built by the N&W in Roanoke, the J Class was destined for greatness. ...more
HIGHBALL
SKU: 611RTS
1 Hour 2 Mins

Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.45

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 1 DVD

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 1 DVD

Measuring 132 feet long and weighing one and a quarter million pounds, the Union Pacific Big Boys were the largest, heaviest, most powerful steam locomotives of their type. These giants could pull a five and a half mile long train on level track. Although only 25 Big Boys were ever built, over 18 ye ...more
PENTREX
SKU: BBC1-DVD
1 Hour 23 Mins

$29.95

Union Pacific Big Boy Collection DVD

Union Pacific Big Boy Collection DVD

The biggest, the strongest, the grandest American steam locomotive. Only 25 were built and now - for the first time - Pentrex shares ALL 25 of the Big Boys in action in the most incredible display of steam power ever!

A recently discovered film collection of professionally photographe ...more
PENTREX
SKU: PCBB-DVD
1 Hour 35 Mins

$39.95

Milwaukee Road Vols I-III DVD

Milwaukee Road Vols I-III DVD

Experience The Milwaukee Road of the early 1970s as Pentrex takes you on a three-volume video adventure along the Rocky Mountain Division! Explore the entire electrified Milwaukee Road line from Harlowton, Montana to Avery, Idaho in this exciting three-volume combo DVD. Extraordinary films ta ...more
PENTREX
SKU: MILW-DVD
2 Hours 46 Mins

$39.95

Battle Up Sherman Hill DVD

Battle Up Sherman Hill DVD

Be part of the excitement as Challengers, Big Boys, Turbines and modern diesels leave Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming for the battle up Sherman Hill. It's one of the most legendary climbs in the history of railroading. You'll witness Union Pacific's famous Turbines and dual-engine diesels grinding up ...more
PENTREX
SKU: VR017-DVD
1 Hour

$29.95

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 2 DVD

Big Boy Combo DVD Part 2 DVD

Weighing in at one and a quarter million pounds, measuring 132 feet long, Union Pacific Big Boys were the giants of the rails. Just 25 Big Boys were built and they only remained in service for 18 years before the end of the steam era. Yet their power and performance make them as popular today as in ...more
PENTREX
SKU: BBC2-DVD
2 Hours 21 Mins

$29.95

A Cab Ride Over Donner Pass 2-Disc Set 4 Hours

A Cab Ride Over Donner Pass 2-Disc Set 4 Hours

A Cab Ride Over Donner Pass - California's Sierra Nevada Mountain range is legendary for its rich history of gold discovery, pioneers and settlers. It remains a rugged and challenging landscape where railroading has survived fierce winter storms for nearly one hundred and fifty years.

Get ready as ...more

DONNER RAILS
SKU: CABDR
4 Hours

$39.95

Southern Pacific Daylight Collection DVD

Southern Pacific Daylight Collection DVD

Contains never-seen-before footage!

They were known as the most beautiful passenger trains in the world. With an emphasis on sheer riding comfort, Southern Pacific's famous Daylight trains transported thousands of passengers along the California coast, with the blue Pacific Ocean as a backdro ...more
PENTREX
SKU: PCDAY-DVD
1 Hour 20 Mins

$39.95

BC Rail Collection DVD

BC Rail Collection DVD

5 Shows on One Disc!

British Columbia Railway. BC Rail was as spectacular an operation to watch as the scenery through which it ran. Sold to the Canadian National Railway in 2004, it"s now a beloved fallen flag of the past, but you can still experience the thrill of BC Rail as it existed in 1 ...more

PENTREX
SKU: BCRAIL-DVD
3 Hours 24 Mins

$29.95

Ultimate Tehachapi, The DVD

Ultimate Tehachapi, The DVD

8 Hours on 2 Discs!
From searing desert heat to snow-capped mountains, with its curves, tunnels, nonstop parade of trains, and famed Loop, Tehachapi offers mainline railroading excitement like no other place in the world. Now Pentrex brings you the most expansive tour of Tehach ...more

PENTREX
SKU: TUT-DVD
8 Hours

$39.95

611: The Final Excursion

611: The Final Excursion

This program preserves the final chapter in the operating history of Norfolk & Western 4-8-4 J Class locomotive No. 611. Norfolk Southern announced the end of its steam program, effective with the final excursion of 611 on December 3, 1994. That cold Fall day afforded spectacular scenes of 611 ...more
VALHALLA
SKU: VNW611
56 Mins

$19.95

A Rocky Mountain Winter - Canadian Pacific in the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains

A Rocky Mountain Winter - Canadian Pacific in the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains

Canadian Pacific through the magnificent scenery of the Rocky and Selkirk Mountains in February, 2008. New Gevo's are out and about, some in the new, simpler paint and some in the new 'Olympic' paint. Some superb winter weather compliments the action, which takes place bewteen Exshaw and Revelstoke, ...more
HIGHBALL
SKU: ARMW
2 Hours

Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.45

Southwest Big Boy DVD

Southwest Big Boy DVD

It’s nothing short of amazing, 5 years ago Big Boy 4014 was a static display in Pomona, California. Less than 1 year ago, she was in pieces in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Now we see 4014 under her own power in California and along the former Southern Pacific Sunset Route! When the 1.2 million pound, 7,000 ...more
PENTREX
SKU: SWBB-DVD

$29.95

Covered Wagons of the Cascade

Covered Wagons of the Cascade

F Units and E Units, commonly known as Covered Wagons, were very much standard power in the 1950's & 60's. By the 1970s, age was catching up to these classic units and their sheer numbers began to dwindle as railroads either rebuilt them into switchers or retired them from service altogether. By the ...more
PENTREX
SKU: CWC-DVD
48 Mins

$29.95

Doublestacks Over Donner DVD

Doublestacks Over Donner DVD

Pentrex traveled to Donner Pass in the winter of 2009-2010, spending several weeks to capture the revitalized action that can now be found on the Roseville Subdivision. The Union Pacific had just finished a 12-month project to increase the clearances in 15 tunnels and snow sheds on Donner Pass so th ...more
PENTREX
SKU: DSDONR-DVD
2 Hours

$29.95

Southern Pacific Cab Forward Collection DVD

Southern Pacific Cab Forward Collection DVD

Southern Pacific Cab Forward Collection (DVD Video)

The Complete Story of SP"s Mighty 4-8-8-2 Articulated Locomotives!

For nearly 47 years, the Southern Pacific Railroad relied upon its massive AC-type steam locomotives to haul freight and passenger trains throughout California and neighb ...more

PENTREX
SKU: PCCF-DVD
1 Hour 45 Mins

$39.95

Hot Spots 23 Kansas City, The Bottoms - BNSF, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, Kansas City Southern

Hot Spots 23 Kansas City, The Bottoms - BNSF, Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, Kansas City Southern

Kansas City is home to some of the most intense railroading anywhere, with upwards of 400 trains a day passing through. We take a look at the old industrial area of The Bottoms, with trains from BNSF, UP, NS & KCT, and spend time at BN Crossing, with trains on three levels and continuous action ...more
HIGHBALL
SKU: HOT23W
2 Hours 37 Mins

Price: $24.95
SALE! $12.45

5 Vintage Morrison Knudsen Railroad Construction Films 6-DVD Set

5 Vintage Morrison Knudsen Railroad Construction Films 6-DVD Set

MK designed and constructed major infrastructure throughout the world and was one of the consortium of firms that built Hoover Dam, the NASA Vehicle Assembly Building, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and many other large projects of American infrastructure. The projects MK did for the railroad industry ...more
PENTREX
SKU: MK6-DVD
2 Hours 50 Mins

$39.95

Big Boys, Cab Forwards, Challengers & Daylights DVD

Big Boys, Cab Forwards, Challengers & Daylights DVD

The films of Hank Griffiths

Henry Hank Griffiths Jr. was one of the most prominent railroad cinematographers of the steam era. Traveling throughout Idaho, Montana, Washington, Utah, and other northwest states, he captured images of steam at work in locations other photographers seldom visited ...more
PENTREX
SKU: VRHG-DVD
1 Hour 25 Mins

$29.95

A Day with Belt Railway of Chicago #525

A Day with Belt Railway of Chicago #525

Join the crew of the Belt Railway of Chicago's "Cookie Job". We ride in the cab and see the operation from the ground too. Learn about the EMD SW1200 switcher from the engineers. We'll also visit the Operations Center and see the dispatcher at work.This is a fascinating look at hard-core railroad ...more
MIDWEST VIDEO
SKU: MV525
1 Hour 25 Mins

$24.95

Last Run of a Cab Forward Over Donner Pass DVD

Last Run of a Cab Forward Over Donner Pass DVD

An Albert C. Phelps Film

One of railroading's most spectacular runs took place over the weekend of November 30, 1957 when Southern Pacific Cab Forward 4274 left Sacramento for its final journey across Donner Pass. This historic event was captured on film by Albert C. Phelps, with speci ...more
PENTREX
SKU: VR039-DVD
1 Hour

$29.95

Michigan Ore Lines 30 Years on the Marquette Iron Range DVD

Michigan Ore Lines 30 Years on the Marquette Iron Range DVD

Hover over an ore dock as a laker is filled with taconite. Be in the cab with an ore train stretched out behind you. Chase ore jennies through the northwoods in 2019. All that and more awaits you in "Michigan Ore Lines, 30 Years on the Marquette Range". The core of this program is a 1989 look at the ...more
PENTREX
SKU: MICH-DVD
1 Hour 54 Mins

$29.95