THREE OF OUR 2024 RAILROAD CALENDARS ARE STILL IN STOCK AS OF FEBRUARY 14, 2024:  UNION PACIFIC, BNSF, AND NORFOLK SOUTHERN.

THE 2024 RIO GRANDE, CSXT, AND SANTA FE CALENDARS ARE SOLD OUT AS OF JANUARY 2, 2024

NOTE: We have recently learned that Jeff Ainsworth, author and owner of Monte Vista Publishing, passed away on October 16, 2023. For months, we have been unable to obtain Monte Vista books, but now find that his relatives have acquired Monte Vista's inventory making books available to dealers  once again. There will be no new Monte Vista books, but we will continue to sell previous volumes as long as supplies last. We have learned that Pacific Electric volumes 9 and 10 are now available. We will put them up on our web site when received.

SOLDIER SUMMIT

Widescreen: $25.95 USD
Blu-ray: $25.95 USD

The rugged beauty of the American West comes alive in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. From snow-covered peaks, to sheer cliffs and deep canyons containing a wealth of minerals and history, this land has been witness to a battle that has lasted for over 130 years: The battle of trains over Soldier Summit. 7idea Productions paid several visits to this former Rio Grande line and offers a stunning look at mountain railroading in the Wasatch during the fall and winter seasons. Union Pacific coal and merchandise trains are seen daily with manned helpers used on heavy westbounds. BNSF makes an appearance via trackage rights and Amtrak's California Zephyr slips through the night. The Utah Railway steals the show with their incredible power lash-ups of Morrison Knudsen MK 50-3's and six mid-train swing helpers!  

Heading west out of Helper, you’ll witness trains thundering through the Price River Canyon. View trains racing through Colton as they march up the east side of Soldier Summit! See all three levels of the Gilluly Loops as we hike through this remote section of the railroad and visit the famed Thistle Tunnels. From beautiful fall weather to heavy blowing snow, our hi-definition cameras caught it all for you to enjoy in the comfort of your living room. This is mountain railroading you can see and feel! This is Soldier Summit: Union Pacific's Provo Subdivision.

 List price $29.95, 2 hours 11 minutes, WIDESCREEN DVD or 1080 Hi-Definition Blu-ray, narration on/off, NTSC No region code. SKU: SS7DVD and SS7BR. posted 4-1-13.