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Review of Train Action Hot Spots Vol. 7 Delray Tower Detroit Michigan DVD

Delray Tower is Detroit, Michigan's busiest railroad Hot Spot, this sight is located at Delray Junction on the south side of Detroit and along Interstate 75 just north of the River Rouge. Seven railroads are featured in this program including: Conrail, Norfolk Southern, CSX, Grand Trunk, Canadian Pacific, Canadian National and Amtrak. Shot in the 1990's, this video features this busy bottleneck that was used to funnel through 60-90 trains per day as they ran in and out of Detroit. Delray interlocking Tower consists of a grade level crossing of the double-track Norfolk Southern (ex Wabash) and CSX (ex Chesapeake & Ohio) that crossed and joined the double-track Conrail (ex New York Central) mainline. The train action consists of mainline freights, locals, intermodal, coal, and transfers, plus light power moves. The 1990's diesel power consists of lots of standard cab GE, ALCO, and EMD's along with early widecabs. Witness Delray Tower's non-stop train action as the sights and sounds are j

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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