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Durango & Silverton Battles the Snow/BD
Durango, Colorado was buried under 36 inches of snow following several storms that had passed through the San Juan Mountains, the week of January 17, 2010. The railroad was snowed in. Cuts north of Rockwood were filled with snow, and a number of snow slides had run between Rockwood and Cascade Canyon. Machines of Iron was there to show you how the flanger train and the maintenance of way crews and their equipment handled the snow.
Polish Narrow Gauge/Steam Trains in Spring 2 BD Set/BD
There is only one place in the world where non-tourist steam powered passenger trains run in regular service, and that is in Wolsztyn, Poland. Watch as the trains stop and depart at stations, then race through the countryside trailing plumes of smoke. See the roundhouse that is full of steam locomotives Additional experiences are visits to five narrow gauge lines of three different gauges where sturdy little Polish locos amble through the rural farm land. We think you will enjoy these steam train adventures.
Slovakian Steam Trains/BD
In Slovakia it is still possible to see some of the last steam locomotives built in Europe. Machines of Iron ventured into the Tatra Mountains where you will see a Class 556 2-10-0 with a freight, then a Class 475 4-8-2 on both passenger and freight trains, also a Class 464 4-8-4T with a branch line freight and the magnificent Class 477 4-8-4T leading a passenger train. Also included is a visit to a narrow gauge logging line.