Movie Trains – RR location services



 

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Movie Trains and Railroad Location
Services
309 Productions nationwide since 1972
Rev 2/16/2015


  •  Movie Trains and Railroad
    Locations

    • Contacts with Private Equipment owners, Museums,
      Short Lines, Regional and Class 1 railroads nationwide.
  • Coordinating Services.
    Recognized expertise in coordinating railroad
    requirements in film and television production at any location
    nationwide.

    • Scouting services For trains
      and locations.
    • Technical Advisor – Assist with technical
      details in story line, provide technical assistance to Art Department,
      Stunts, Special Effects, Safety.
    • Pre-productionBreakdown script requirements, prepare budgets, provide
      art direction assistance, establish working relationships with
      other operating railroads, identify and secure specific equipment,
      arrange transportation of RR equipment via rail or truck and
      make sure equipment is in compliance with applicable federal
      and/or state regulations.
    • ProductionCoordinate
      track time and crew requirements with operating railroad, oversee
      or perform equipment operation and maintenance, assist with preparation
      for special effects and stunts, work with/provide safety coordinator
      to establish and implement railroad safety rules and provide
      interface between AD and train crew.
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EXPERIENCE:


  • Have worked with major studios and independent
    producers to operate/coordinate trains and locations in more
    than 270 film and television productions since 1972, most featuring
    stunts and special effects involving train/auto crashes, explosions,
    fire and stunt people and principal actors on and about the train
    exterior.
  • Provided train coordination services for TRUE GRIT, THE EXPRESS, 3:10 TO YUMA, THERE WILL BE BLOOD, FLAGS OF
    OUR FATHERS, MONA LISA SMILE, THE ITALIAN JOB,
    O
    BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?, IRON WILL, UNDER SIEGE II
    operating
    other trains on major railroads and short lines in California,
    Mississippi, Illinois, Minnesota, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona
    and Colorado

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Stan Garner is a qualified engineer on both
    steam and diesel locomotives licensed in accordance with Federal
    Railroad Administration regulations 49CFR240 and is a member
    of SAG with numerous screen credits.
  • Stan has established personal working relationships
    with key personnel on different class 1 railroads and short lines
    in several locations around the country.