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Review of CSXT and the Norfolk Southern - The Big Sandy DVD

The Big Sandy River breaks away from the Ohio River where the boarders of Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky meet. Roughly paralleling the banks of the river for 26 miles is Norfolk Southern's Pocahontas Division mainline on the east (West Virginia) side and CSXT's Big Sandy Subdivision on the west (Kentucky) side.

The NS operates a variety of trains, with coal being the major player. CSXT's Big Sandy sub is a busy coal route tapping reserves from Southern Kentucky mines and delivering to the power plants in the north and midwest.

In this program we explore both lines as far south as Fort Gay, WV on the Norfolk Southern and
Louisa, KY on CSXT.

This program was dis-continued on VHS several years ago. BKVP is happy to return it as a completely re-edited & digitally re-mastered DVD, with chapter menus, and additional footage.

No narration

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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