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Review of Juniatas Jewel Pennsylvania Railroad K4 1361 DVD

This video is about Pennsylvania Railroad 4-6-2 Pacific Number 1361. From her display site on Horseshoe Curve to an excursion on the Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad, this video gives you an in-depth look at a locomotive that was the keystone of the Pennsylvania Railroad’s mainline passenger service.

We’ll show you a little history of the Pennsylvania Railroad, using some vintage 16mm color and black & white film. You’ll see the 1361 removed from her Horseshoe Curve display site. Then it’s out on the road for 1361’s shakedown run and her first excursion. We’ll take you trackside for scores of dramatic runbys and pacing scenes.

After watching these 1918 graduate of Altoona’s Juniata Shops, we think you’ll agree, she is certainly “Juniata’s Jewel”.

Digitally re-mastered, ”Juniata’s Jewel” brings you almost an hour of classic Pennsylvania Railroad steam action!

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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