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Review of Rotaries - Avalanche on the Mountain DVD

 4.7 of 5 (27)
One of the railroad's most important tools for battling the snows during unusually heavy Winter seasons just got re-enlisted. The Rotary Snow Plow, has been referred to as "The Hero" to the railroad for over 100 years, but has been dormant in the rail yard since 1998 waiting to be summoned for duty. March 24th, 2011 was one of the worst series of Winter storms Mother Nature has dealt in decades and the Rotary Snow Plow was called to save the mountain and the crew of a Flanger unit caught in a large avalanche.

"Rotaries - Avalanche on the Mountain" is a first-hand look behind the scenes of how man and machine worked together to save the mountain pass.

BA Productions spent 5 days on the mountain capturing some of the most epic and historical footage of the two mammoth beasts at work. Ride with the crew as they attack the West slope of the Sierra throwing snow 100' from the tracks! Witness the bone chilling echoes of the steam whistle and the F-7 locomotive B-unit power rico

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
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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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