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Review of 8444 The Greyhound Legend Union Pacific DVD

Union Pacific 4-8-4 number 844 was the last new steam locomotive built for the Union Pacific Railroad. She was one of forty-five 4-8-4's used in regular passenger service on the Union Pacific. The 844 was never retired, and has been on the Union Pacific Locomotive Roster her entire life. In 1989, she set out on her busiest season in years. Kicking off the schedule was a special train out of Omaha, Nebraska. 844 pulled a freight train across Nebraska on her way to Omaha. It was the longest and heaviest freight train she had pulled since 1960.

Freight and passenger car consists, 65-mile per hour pacing, and plenty of trackside action make "The Greyhound Legend" an exciting video!

Digitally re-mastered, this videos bring you a full hour of great 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.

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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