Double Track Main DVD

Double Track Main DVD

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    Greg Scholl
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    Double Track Main DVD


    Double Track Main

    De Aar to Kimberley was the last stronghold of steam on a double track mainline in South Africa that was not under the electrified regions. 4-8-4's are in charge of many trains a day in both directions, with a few being doubleheaded freights. We see action at Witput, and Kraankuil, the tops of grades out of the Orange River Valley. In addition we see more than a day of action at Orange River, where all engines stopped for water and to clean the fires. More time was spent south of Orange River toward De Aar as we spent several days on this line. There is a cameo appearance of 3450, the Red Devil on the Daily Passenger Train, as well as the Last Condensing engine (3511) on a local freight and a passenger train. One of our favorite engines was 3436, a red-wheeled 4-8-4 that was seen several days on the daily passenger train, and one day we did some nice pacing scenes, plus you will see nice start-ups of this beauty. We also visited the De Aar shed where you see engines being filled with coal at the coal tower and much more.



    Features:
    • Run Time 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    • Narration and Live Audio
    • Produced by Greg Scholl 2009
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