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Review of Montreals Machines Last Stand of the 251 Vol 1 & 2 DVD Set

 4.4 of 5 (5)
An incredible journey back in time when MLW's ruled Canadian Pacific's Quebec Division!

In the late 1980's on Canadian Pacific's Quebec Division, the machines of Montreal Locomotive Works reigned supreme. The Canadian Pacific operated pure sets of MLW's on its main line and several branch lines, along with its subsidiary, the Quebec Central. Volume One focuses on CP's Mainline, and the rewards of chasing several trains, along with a look at the Newport (VT) Subdivision, the Quebec Central's Vallee Subdivision. The program wraps up with an exciting ride on M636 4739!

Volume Two starts with action at Smiths Falls, Ontario, including an outstanding pacing sequence. Then we head to Quebec, where the C.P.R. operated pure sets of MLW's on its main line and branch lines. We also take a side trip to see CN and VIA action in the Drummondville, Quebec area. Also included is a short visit to the Roberval & Saguenay Railway and a glimpse at the Alco S6's on the isolated Asbestos and

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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