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Review of Trains of Winter - Twenty Upper Midwest Railroads DVD

THE TRAINS OF WINTER is a collection of winter time railroad footage that was shot in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Upper Michigan, and Ontario, Canada from 1989 to 1995. The weather conditions range from frigid sunshine to blizzards. The classic railroads include: Duluth Missabe & Iron Range, Burlington Northern, LTV Steel Mining, Northshore Mining, Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific, Canadian National, Soo Line, Southern Pacific, Amtrak, Chicago & NorthWestern, Duluth & Northeastern, Wisconsin Central, Nicolet Badger Northern, Dakota Minnesota & Eastern, Green Bay & Western, Union Pacific, Lake Superior & Ishpeming, Algoma Central, Escanaba & Lake Superior, CP Rail and the Minnesota Dakota & Western. You'll also see a wide variety of diesel power with numerous models from EMD, GE, Alco and Baldwin. This exciting DVD was shot from the camera of Bradley A. Plets.


Running Time: 90 Minutes
Beautiful Color with Live Audio • Narrated

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.
Good.
Excellent!

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Fair.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
Yes
Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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