1993 saw a variety of railroading across the country with Pentrex and Video Rails on the scene to record the action for us. Here are fallen flags, and private trains no longer running like the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train. From some of the oldest steam locomotives to still operate to new/old E-units to the latest EMD power in 1993, we cover the power scene. We uncover the rails with rotary snow plows. Featured are the former D&RGW steam powered rotary on Cumbres Pass and Southern Pacific rotaries on Donner Pass. And an exclusive look at the removal of historic Track #1 over Donner Pass.|
First West Coast run of the newly rebuilt Union Pacific E-Units.
The new EMD SD-70M’s on Southern Pacific’s Coast Line.
Nevada Northern’s famous 4-6-0 #40 on a special excursion run.
The Southern Pacific Rotaries on Donner Pass.
The Sierra Railway special “Movie Train”
The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus Train.
Super Bowl Special Trains.<
|Overall rating for this DVD?
|The rest is optional but appreciated.|
|In your opinion, how was the narration level?
There was no narration.|
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)?
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.
|Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others?
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!
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