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Review of Minnesota Shortlines Volume 2 - The Central Lines DVD

Featuring... St. Croix Valley Railroad, Minnesota Commercial Railway, Northern Lines Railway, and the Minnesota Zephyr Dinner Train
See three fascinating shortlines as they switch cars and pull long trains of grain products and other general merchandise across the Twin Cities and throughout Central Minnesota. The St. Croix Valley RR operates a 36 mile freight line over former Northern Pacific trackage from a connection with the BNSF at Hinckley, MN. Plus their diesels wear a very attractive version of the 1960's NP paint scheme. The Minnesota Commercial operates a switching, terminal and transfer railway that interchanges traffic with all Twin Cities railroads. The Northern lines operate two ex-Great Northern lines out of St. Cloud, MN and interchanges with the BNSF. The show ends with the Minnesota Zephyr who used classic F units on an elegant dinner train that ran out of Stillwater, MN and along the woodland bluffs of the St. Croix River Valley. The vintage EMD & Alco diesels on t

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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