|Greyhound Scenicruiser |
McNally. One of the most popular passenger buses of all time, GM's PD-4501 Scenicruiser bus - built from 1954 to 56 for Greyhound - is the coach that, to this day, floods advertising pieces, is made into toys and souvenirs, and stars in movies and TV shows. This lavishly illustrated book examines that bus in detail, from its earliest prototypes to the vehicles that have been restored and currently operate today. 128 pages, 250 B&W and 115 color photographs, 8½"x 11", softcover.
|Steam Trains - 8 DVD Set |
Prepare to be blown away by impressive steam action in this massive, 8-DVD collection loaded with spectacular footage of steamers from around the world! You get:
Cavalcade of Steam. You'll admire the sights and sounds of Pennsylvania's Amish country as you visit the Strasburg Railroad, then head west to the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.
Steam Ghosts. You'll visit the frozen-in-time Nevada Northern where little has changed since the 1930s, then gaze at the majestic Wasatch Mountains of Utah and Heber Valley railroad for even more breathtaking scenery.
Winter Steam in the Rockies. Here, you'll enjoy the wintery sights at the High Line, Animas River Canyon, and Needleton, then ride Colorado's Durango & Silverton steamers.
Steam Giants. In this special DVD, you'll tour three of the world's largest steamers running today! You'll see Southern Pacific #4449, "The Daylight," and travel up to 80mph, then ride the Union Pacific's iconic #844 and the Nickel Plate #765, better known as the "Berkshire."
World Steam: The East. On this DVD, you're in for some international excitement as you begin in Jordan and see the famous Hedjaz Railway; then travel to India, one of the few remaining places where steamers remain in daily service; and finish your tour in Afghanistan as you ride on the intense Khyber Pass.
World Steam: North, Central & South America. You'll tour Pennsylvania on a coal trail; ride the "Challenger," the world's largest steamer in Wyoming; marvel at Alco, Porter, and Baldwin locomotives in South America; and see a railway that remains 100 percent steam dependent as you end your trip in Paraguay.
World Steam: Britain & Western Europe. Tour western Europe, where you'll see the region's most famous steamers, including the "Flying Dutchman" and the "Duchess of Hamilton," ride the trains of Foxfield Railway, visit the beautiful Isle of Mull in Scotland, and see the historic Fleche D'Or in France.
World Steam: Eastern Europe & Africa. Travel east to Poland, where you'll view the main line steam railways that crisscross the country, travel the Mediterranean coast on one of Turkey's special steamers, and conclude your journey on the breathtaking Garden Route in South Africa!
9 hrs. 30 min. total runtime.
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