There’s something magical about trains and now you can enjoy their power and allure any time you like with this special 8-DVD Steam Trains featuring steamers and more from around the world. Eight amazing films take you to all of the most beautiful railways around the United States and then show you spectacular trains overseas, from England to India.
See steam in Europe and Africa, steam puffing through the snow, giant steam engines, and steamers chugging their way across America and lots more! Plus, discover some exciting facts on the history of steam engines in the United States and how they are used even today abroad.
- More than 9 hours of the world’s railways in a special 8-DVD collection
- Steam trains galore - steam giants, steamers in the winter, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, steamers on England’s Foxfield Railway and much more!
- Travel railroads you may have never seen in Afghanistan, Jordan, Paraguay, Turkey, Poland, Scotland, France and beyond!
- Enjoy the beauty of steam trains in every season!
- Trains in the Rockies, Amish Country, France, South Africa & more!
Cavalcade of Steam
Enjoy the sights and sounds of steamers in Pennsylvania’s Amish Country as you visit the world-renowned Strasburg Railroad before heading west to the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad where you’ll climb from the high desert to 10,000 feet!
Travel to the incredible Nevada Northern where little has changed since the 1930’s to see steam-powered freight and passenger trains. Next, head to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains of Utah and the Heber Valley Railroad for gorgeous scenery!
Winter Steam in the Rockies
Visit the High Line, the Animas River Canyon and Needleton during the beautiful winter season. Then see Colorado’s famous Durango & Silverton with a series of spectacular steamers, and enjoy some awesome trains from the 1930’s.
See three of the largest steamers running today! Watch the Southern Pacific #4449 (“The Daylight”) at speeds up to 80 mph! Then ride Union Pacific’s beloved #844 and the Nickel Plate #765, aka the “Berkshire.”
World Steam: The East
Begin in Jordan and see the famous Hedjaz Railway. Then, arrive in India, one of the last places where steam trains remain in everyday service. Finally, take a trip with classic steam locomotives up Afghanistan’s troubled Khyber Pass.
World Steam: North, Central & South America
Begin in Pennsylvania on a coal trail, then head to Wyoming for the world’s largest steam train, the Challenger. In South America, see Alco, Porter and Baldwin locomotives, and, in Paraguay, discover a railway that remains 100 percent steam dependent.
World Steam: Britain & Western Europe
See some of Europe’s famous engines, including the Flying Dutchman and the Duchess of Hamilton. Ride the steamers on the Foxfield Railway, visit the Isle of Mull in Scotland, and go to France for the historic Flèche D’Or.
World Steam: Eastern Europe & Africa
Catch a glimpse of rare main line steam railways in Poland, and go to Turkey for a steam special on the Mediterranean coast. Then take the beautiful Garden Route in South Africa!