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Notch-Nosed Wonders - Early 251 Production To an Alcophile, there's nothing sweeter than the wheezing, barking sounds produced by a smoke-belching Alco diesel. In this three-volume series, Pentrex sets out to document an example of every Alco model remaining in operation, exploring the qualities that make these remarkable locomotives so attractive to their fans.

Volume 2 covers the early 251-powered Alcos. Searching North America for surviving examples of models introduced between 1955 and 1962, these "notch-nosed wonders" are chronicled from their beginnings to the introduction of the Century line. Alco models S-6, RS-11, RSD-12, RSD-15, T-6, RS-27, RS-32, and RS-36 diesels are viewed in operation, as well as Montreal Locomotive Works RS-18, RSC-14, FPA-4, S-13, and RS-23 units.

Join us for thrilling action as burbling diesels spew clouds of black smoke and produce that tantalizing Alco sound. You'll ride in four different locomotive cabs including our favorite, the rare RS-27. Informative production statistics and spotting features are shown for each model. "Mr. Alco" George Hockaday shares his experience and clears up some often misunderstood facts about Alco and its diesels. Those Incredible Alcos put on an amazing show!

Locomotive Models Railroads S-6 Ohio River Transfer Nekoosa Paper RS-11 Genessee Valley Transportation Kankakee, Beaverville & Southern RSD-12 West Tennessee Pacifico (Mexico) RSD-15 Wabash & Ohio RS-18 CP Rail Genessee Valley Transportation Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Wabush Lake RSC-14 Canadian National RSD-17 CP Rail T-6 Arkansas & Missouri Cargill Grain (Dana, Indiana) FPA-4 VIA Rail Canada Baltimore & Ohio (privately owned unit) S-13 Canadian National RS-23 Windsor & Handsport RS-27 Minnesota Commercial RS-32 East Tennessee RS-36 Ontario Midland

DVD Special Feature: Chapter Menu provides instant access to program segments.

1 Hour 56 Minutes In Color with Stereo Sound and Narration Full-screen (4x3) Format No region code; can be played in any NTSC DVD player worldwide Packaged in Sturdy Vinyl Clamshell Case ISBN: 1-56342-149-6 UPC: 7-48268-00432-2 Produced by Pentrex 1998; released on DVD 2004

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