Those Incredible Alcos Volume 2 DVD

Those Incredible Alcos Volume 2 DVD

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    Those Incredible Alcos Volume 2 DVD

    Notch-Nosed Wonders - Early 251 Production

    To an Alcophile, there's nothing sweeter than the wheezing, barking sounds produced by a smoke-belching Alco diesel. In this three-volume series, Pentrex sets out to document an example of every Alco model remaining in operation, exploring the qualities that make these remarkable locomotives so attractive to their fans.

    Volume 2
    covers the early 251-powered Alcos. Searching North America for surviving examples of models introduced between 1955 and 1962, these "notch-nosed wonders" are chronicled from their beginnings to the introduction of the Century line. Alco models S-6, RS-11, RSD-12, RSD-15, T-6, RS-27, RS-32, and RS-36 diesels are viewed in operation, as well as Montreal Locomotive Works RS-18, RSC-14, FPA-4, S-13, and RS-23 units.

    Join us for thrilling action as burbling diesels spew clouds of black smoke and produce that tantalizing Alco sound. You'll ride in four different locomotive cabs including our favorite, the rare RS-27. Informative production statistics and spotting features are shown for each model. "Mr. Alco" George Hockaday shares his experience and clears up some often misunderstood facts about Alco and its diesels. Those Incredible Alcos put on an amazing show!

    Locomotive ModelsRailroads
    S-6Ohio River Transfer
    Nekoosa Paper
    RS-11Genessee Valley Transportation
    Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern
    RSD-12West Tennessee
    Pacifico (Mexico)
    RSD-15Wabash & Ohio
    RS-18CP Rail
    Genessee Valley Transportation
    Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia
    Wabush Lake
    RSC-14Canadian National
    RSD-17CP Rail
    T-6Arkansas & Missouri
    Cargill Grain (Dana, Indiana)
    FPA-4VIA Rail Canada
    Baltimore & Ohio (privately owned unit)
    S-13Canadian National
    RS-23Windsor & Handsport
    RS-27Minnesota Commercial
    RS-32East Tennessee
    RS-36Ontario Midland

    DVD Special Feature:

    • Chapter Menu provides instant access to program segments.

    1 Hour 56 Minutes
    In Color with Stereo Sound and Narration
    Full-screen (4x3) Format
    No region code; can be played in NTSC DVD players worldwide
    Packaged in Sturdy Vinyl Clamshell Case