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Review of Minnesota Railroads Tracks Across the Fascinating North Star State DVD

Trains magazine presents Minnesota Railroads DVD, a look at Class I railroads – BNSF Railway, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and Union Pacific, short lines, Amtrak, commuter lines, and railway preservation in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.”

In this 120-minute DVD, you'll get an overview of great railroad action from the Twin Cities to the Twin Ports, as well as in-depth details on various topics including:

Fast Mainline trains traveling from Chicago and the Twin Cities to the Pacific Northwest and Canada.
Iron Ore Mining Railroads.
Passenger rail travel via Amtrak's Empire Builder train route.
The Milwaukee Road 261 steam locomotive.
Unique Short Lines including the TC&W, St. Croix Valley, and Minnesota Commercial.
Snow plow action.
And much more!
Approximate run time: 2 hours

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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