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Review of Great American Short Lines and Regionals DVD

In Great American Short Lines and Regionals DVD, you will get an exclusive overview of short line railroads with the American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association, the industry trade group, and industry experts like the president of the American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association and Trains columnist Bill Stephens.

We will visit interesting short lines including:

Iowa Traction, America's last electric freight line.
SMS Rail Lines, home of the largest collection of Baldwin diesels still in use.
Rock Island, an iconic Midwestern railroad reborn as a Mississippi short line.
Reading & Northern, a Northeastern regional powerhouse.
Everett Railroad, Wisconsin & Southern, Delaware-Lackawanna, Western New York & Pennsylvania, and Pickens.
Plus quick shots of 30+ short lines and regionals.

Approximate running time: 90 minutes

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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