Golden Era

Golden Era videos show you the way railroading used to be through the lenses of videographers who were there.
CN Lightweight Steam in Ontario

CN Lightweight Steam in Ontario

Watch video clips of 2-8-0s, 4-6-0s, and light 4-6-2s from the Herron Rail Video program...

NYC Steam Along the Hudson River

NYC Steam Along the Hudson River

Watch video clips of Niagaras, Hudsons, and Pacifics in the Hudson River Valley from the...

Electro-Motive’s F Units

Electro-Motive’s F Units

Watch excerpts from F Units in Action, a VHS program released by Kalmbach Publishing Co....

Seaboard Air Line at Melrose, N.C.

Seaboard Air Line at Melrose, N.C.

Watch 8mm home movies from 1945-46 of Seaboard Air Line steam and diesel action around...

L&N steam power at the 1956 Kentucky Derby

L&N steam power at the 1956 Kentucky Derby

Watch video of big Louisville & Nashville steam locomotives on special trains into Louisville for...

Rio Grande Articulateds and the California Zephyr

Rio Grande Articulateds and the California Zephyr

Watch video clips of big steam locomotives and the California Zephyr in action on the...

Intermountain Odyssey movies

Intermountain Odyssey movies

Watch clips from Bob Johnston's 8mm color movies that he took during his "Intermountain Odyssey,"...

NYC steam in Ohio

NYC steam in Ohio

Watch films of New York Central 4-8-4 Niagaras and 4-8-2 Mohawks (plus a few 4-6-4 Hudsons) in...

North Shore Line action

North Shore Line action

Watch color films of North Shore Line trains, excerpted from the DVD program The North...

Union Pacific Big Boys and Challengers in action

Union Pacific Big Boys and Challengers in action

Watch some of the 16mm films of Big Boys and Challengers Stan Kistler took during...

Steam and diesel on Santa Fe’s Surf Line

Steam and diesel on Santa Fe’s Surf Line

Watch a video clip of Santa Fe E1's on a San Diegan meeting a 4-6-2...

CB&Q 5632 on a fantrip

CB&Q 5632 on a fantrip

Watch a video clip of CB&Q O-5 No. 5632 on a fantrip out of Chicago...

C&NW steam and diesel action

C&NW steam and diesel action

Watch video clips of Chicago & North Western steam and diesel trains in action, from...

Pacific Electric Red Cars in action

Pacific Electric Red Cars in action

Watch video clips of Pacific Electric Red Cars in action at Dominguez Junction and other...

CN and GTW streamlined 4-8-4’s in action

CN and GTW streamlined 4-8-4’s in action

Watch video clips of Canadian National and Grand Trunk Western streamlined 4-8-4's in action. Footage...

Pennsy and Santa Fe 2-10-4’s in Ohio

Pennsy and Santa Fe 2-10-4’s in Ohio

Watch video clips of Pennsy and Santa Fe 2-10-4's from the Herron Rail Video program...

Video Extra: Union Pacific turbine and diesel action in the 1960s

Video Extra: Union Pacific turbine and diesel action in the 1960s

View three video clips of gas turbines and diesels in action on UP's Overland Route...

Video Extra: C&S steam action

Video Extra: C&S steam action

Video Extra: UP Big Boys and Challengers

Video Extra: UP Big Boys and Challengers

Video Extra: N&W steam east of Roanoke

Video Extra: N&W steam east of Roanoke