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Review of Steam Smoke & Thunder Vol 1 23 Exciting Steam Locomotives DVD

Featuring 23 steam locomotives from 21 different railroads. You'll see a great variety of steam engines in action with everything from 0-6-0's to the huge 4-8-8-4 Big Boy. There's 14 different locomotive models in all that are manufactured by nine historic steam builders. Also 3 exciting sections with double and triple header steam action.

Plus a bonus section with 1959 DM&IR steam action including a massive 2-8-8-4 Yellowstone. *DM&IR steam courtesy of Ben Imbertson.

• SOO 2719
• UP 4014
• WMSR 1309
• BHCR104
• IAIS 7080
• RBMN 425
• CP 2816
• NKP 765
• CN 3254
• D&NM 14
• BSVY 8419
• MILW 261
• N&W 611
• SP 4449
• WC/CNW 1385
• WMSTR 353
• MCRR 16
• EV 11
• IAIS 6981
• SOO 1003
• NP 328
• DM&IR 225
• *Plus 6 Bonus DM&IR

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.

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.
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.
A "Must Have"!

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