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Review of Great American Steam Locomotives Articulateds DVD

Articulateds capture the heart and minds of anyone who comes out to see them. Trains magazine brings you Great American Steam Locomotives: Articulateds DVD, covering the history of these steam giants, as well as a look at what is running today. Delve into the largest locomotives to ever roam the rails in America!

The Articulateds are the largest steam locomotives ever built. Starting as slow speed monsters hauling heavy trains over mountain ridges, they became a regular feature of many of the big Class 1 railroads, handling everything from slow drag freights, to fast time freights, and even were able to pinch hit on passenger trains.

Let's look back at the history of these steam giants, and also observe what is running today. Great American Steam Locomotives: Articulateds DVD delves into the largest locomotives to ever roam the rails in America!

This DVD presents:

Columbia River Belt Line Skookum - the first articulated built by the Baldwin Locomotive Wor

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
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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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