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St. Louis Railroads in the 1970's

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Vintage Rails Video DVD - Saint Louis RR's of the 1970's

This DVD Features all the major Railroads that served the St. Louis Area in the late 1970's. However, a great majority of the film is focused on two of the regions favorites- The Mopac and the Frisco!

Highlighted are locations such as Kirkwood, Valley Park, and Pacific in Missouri, and Mitchell, Granite City, Belleville, Valmeyer, and Bixby Jct. in Illinois.

Other Railroads shown include Amtrak, Illinois Central, GM&O, Southern, Penn Central, B&O/Chessie, SP/Cotton Belt, Burlington Northern/CB&Q, as well as Terminal Railroads Alton & Southern and TRRA.

Scenes Featured in this film include GM&O F-Units, Mopac Bicentennial unit #1976, Amtrak Departing Union Station, and visits to the A&S and other yards, as well as visits to several area Yardmasters towers!

Filmed by William W. Lain, and William W. Lain Jr., using a Kodak Sound Movie Camera, with Ektachrome and Kodachrome movie film, these scenes all feature live audio, with no dubbing! Video content is 1 hr. and 45 mins. in length.

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