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Videos about the Green Bay Route.


Videos primarily about the GBW, listed alphabetically by title.

Alcos on the Green Bay & Western, Plets Express, P.O. Box 217W, Altoona, Wis. phone: (715) 833-8899
Freight and yard shots, plus rides on engine #306 and transfer caboose #101. ( DVD VHS 100 min. )

Green Bay & Western Boat Train, The, Szwajkart Railroad Books, Videos, and DVD's, P.O. Box 163 P.O. Box 163, Brookfield, Ill., (1991)
Follows a Boat Train from Green Bay to Kewaunee and return. Footage is taken from 'Alcos In Wisconsin And Michigan.' ( DVD VHS 44 min. )

Green Bay & Western, The, Backtrack Videos, Denver, Colo., (1992)
Follows a train from East Winona to Green Bay, also some footage from a 1976 excursion train. ( VHS 60 min. )

Green Bay Route, The, Pentrex Media Group LLC, Pasadena, Calif., (1992)
Filmed in the early 1990's, this video follows several GB&W trains working their way west from Green Bay and also east from East Winona. Unfortunately, they do not cover the Kewaunee Subdivision. ( DVD VHS 72 min. )


Other videos with GB&W content:

A 1960s Train Travelogue, C. Vision Productions, 5533 - 144th Ave. NW, Ramsey, Minn. phone: (763) 577-1358, (2014)
Color silent films with music and narration from 1960s films of Joseph Seidl plus some late 1950�s thru 1966 films by Lynn Longley. There is some GB&W content in Seidl's portion. ( DVD VHS 65 min. )

Alcos in Wisconsin And Michigan, Szwajkart Railroad Books, Videos, and DVD's, P.O. Box 163 P.O. Box 163, Brookfield, Ill., (1991)
Three days of chasing Alcos on the GB&W, C&NW and LS&I plus a look at the E&LS BLW's. ( DVD VHS 112 min. )

Alcos, Iron Ore and More, Mark I Video, New Milford, NJ
Rare diesels in Michigan. CNW C628s, RS32s, LS&I Alligators and more includes a GB&W RS-11 almost wiping out a motorist on side of the road trackage. ( DVD VHS 60 min. )

Best of 1990, Pentrex Media Group LLC, Pasadena, Calif., (1990)
Highlights include: Green Bay and Western, UP Silver Zone Pass, Blue Unit Circus Train, SP's Siskiyou Line, Boone & Scenic Valley RR, Railroads of Omaha, Frisco 1522, Eisenhower Centennial. ( DVD VHS 120 min. )

Burlington Northern Mississippi River Route, Plets Express, P.O. Box 217W, Altoona, Wis. phone: (715) 833-8899, (1997)
Mainly covers the Burlington Northern from Minneapolis / St. Paul south along the Missippi River to Savanna, Ill., but includes some GB&W along with SOO, CP, C&NW, WSOR, CC&P, UP, IC, MNNR, and TC&W. ( DVD VHS 120 min. )

C&NW In Northwest Wisconsin, Plets Express, P.O. Box 217W, Altoona, Wis. phone: (715) 833-8899, (1995)
Mainly covers the Chicago & North Western Railroad north to Superior, west to Hudson, and east to Adams, but includes some GB&W along with Wisconsin Central and Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific. ( DVD VHS 120 min. )

Fox River Valley Railroad, Plets Express, P.O. Box 217W, Altoona, Wis. phone: (715) 833-8899, (2013)
Mainly covers the RFV from rom Green Bay south to Milwaukee and Manitowoc, but includes some GB&W along with C&NW, WC, and E&LS. ( DVD VHS 120 min. )

Luxemburg 100 Years, Bank of Luxemburg, 630 Main Street, Luxemburg, Wis. phone: (920) 845-2345, (2007)
It covers the railroad for about two minutes in the beginning of the 41-minute DVD -- with all of the emphasis on Edward Decker and none on W.W. Cargill and the east coast stockholders. ( DVD VHS 41 min. )

Midwest Regionals in the 1980s and 1990s, C. Vision Productions, 5533 - 144th Ave. NW, Ramsey, Minn. phone: (763) 577-1358, (2014)
GB&W yard switching, road trains and even a ride on the City of Midland 41 rail and car ferry across Lake Michigan are featured. Also features the Chicago Central & Pacific, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, and the Dakota Minnesota and Eastern. From the video camera of Bob Rivard. ( DVD VHS 108 min. )

Previews Volume 2 and Previews Volume 4, Pentrex Media Group LLC, Pasadena, Calif., (1995)
Both compilation videos includes brief clips from "The Green Bay Route" video. ( DVD VHS 135 min. )

Railfanning the Upper Great Lakes Volume 1, John Pechulis Media, 129 Hemlock Street, Sugar Notch, Penn. phone: (570) 899-0656, (2011)
Includes videos of a GB&W boat train and road jobs between Green Bay and Winona. ( DVD VHS 66 min. )

Soo Line 2719 Steamin' Highlights, Plets Express, P.O. Box 217W, Altoona, Wis. phone: (715) 833-8899, (2003)
Includes a segment 'Steamin' on the GB&W' from an October 2000 excursion. ( DVD VHS 67 min. )

Those Incredible ALCOs, Volume 1, Pentrex Media Group LLC, Pasadena, Calif., (1998)
Includes a Green Bay & Western RS-20 on lease to Badger Mining. ( DVD VHS 117 min. )

Vignettes of the Ann Arbor, Volume 2, Clear Block Productions, Inc., PO Box 527, Marion, Ohio phone: (740) 262-1749, (2007)
Includes the GB&W at Kewaunee in charge of yard work and boat loading. After the Viking is switched in Kewaunee, the C&O boat City of Midland 41 arrives. Following its departure, follows GBW RS-27 #310 as it returns to Green Bay. ( DVD VHS 58 min. )

Winter Along the Upper Mississippi, Pentrex Media Group LLC, Pasadena, Calif., (1993)
Action on the rails of the Green Bay & Western, Soo Line, Burlington Northern, Chicago & North Western, Chicago Central, and the Dakota Minnesota & Eastern. In color with live audio and narration. ( DVD VHS 90 min. )

Wisconsin & Michigan Memories, C. Vision Productions, 5533 - 144th Ave. NW, Ramsey, Minn. phone: (763) 577-1358, (2012)
Much of the video is devoted to the Milwaukee Road and Chicago & North Western with some Soo Line. The DVD rounds out with the GB&W's red-and-gray Alco locomotives in Green Bay in the 1960s. ( DVD VHS 136 min. )

Wisconsin Central Volume 3 - The Central Lines, Plets Express, P.O. Box 217W, Altoona, Wis. phone: (715) 833-8899, (2004)
WC freight train action across Central Wisconsin. Includes the WC's connecting railroads GB&W, Tomahawk Ry, Union Pacific, Wisconsin & Michigan, Nekoosa Paper and C&NW. Also steam excursions powered by C&NW #1385, SOO #1003, and D&NM #14. Video footage era 1990-2001. ( DVD VHS 90 min. )

Wisconsin Central Volume 4 - West Central Lines, Plets Express, P.O. Box 217W, Altoona, Wis. phone: (715) 833-8899, (2004)
Mainly WC trains, but includes some 'now and then' flashbacks to GB&W Alco powered trains. Rail footage era 1991 - 2000. ( DVD VHS 100 min. )

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