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Shasta Route Circa 1950 - Volume 2 DVD
Lumbering played a vital role in Oregon's development and economy. Rare footage shows logging trains powered by as many as slx "hogs" on the Tillamook Branch, and the last regular passenger train on the Coos Bay Branch.
Portland's vast facilities at Brooklyn, which anchored SP's northern-most terminal are shown, with details of locomotive servicing and the last run of steam, with a 4-10-2, SP's huge three cylinder locomotive.
A study of the Shasta Daylight -- with cab views of its run from Portland to Klamath Falls, and more onboard and runby scenes of the train making its way through northern California -- captures the train's striking beauty.
This remarkable collection of Catenery Video's rare action scenes eloquently conveys the excitement of railroading in western American a half century ago, a fitting epitaph for a bygone era!
- Run Time 1 Hour 2 Minutes
- Color, Sound
- Screen Format: Full Screen (4:3)
- Region code 0; Worldwide NTSC
- Produced by Catenary Video Productions 1998