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Review of Shasta Daylight 4449 DVD

 4 of 5 (1)
In this video, you'll see highlights from the 4449's operations in 1991, beginning with her trip over the scenic "Shasta Route" to reach the "Railfair '91" celebration in Sacramento, California. On her way back north, you'll see the 4449 roar up the Mount Shasta foothills in fresh snow in a sequence that will have you looking for the rewind button on your remote so you can watch it again and again! Then the scene changes to the Sacramento River Canyon, a rugged area complete with tunnels, rolling hills and the incredible Redding Trestle. It's all topped off by some high speed running as the train tries to beat the "Hog Law" and get in before the crew runs out of time. Described by Doyle McCormack, 4449 engineer, as the best 4449 video he has ever seen. Outstanding photo composition and mainline running under sunny skies in beautiful scenery.

Running time 60 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.
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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