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Review of Southern Tier Connections Volume 2 The S & U DVD

From the video cameras of Tim Wakeman and Jerry Albertie, this exciting look at some great action on the NYS&W "S & U" lines (The Northern Division) will bring back memories, teach the history and capture the highlights of operations from 1987 to 1997! You will see and experience...

The Stone train operation on the Richfield Springs Branch!
Cab ride on NYS&W #3000 as it works and then assists a heavy southbound over Paris Hill!
The run of freshly painted NW2 (in the NYO&W scheme) to the "Railroad Days" in Norwich!
MILW 4-8-4 #261 on an excursion between Binghamton & Syracuse!
A preview of Volume 3, which will be released before the end of this year!
An excellent photo slideshow from the program's contributors!

Produced with the assistance from former NYS&W Dispatcher William Moll and other employees!

One hour, 35 minutes - Narrated - Mono and Stereo live audio - Includes a paper map of the Northern Division!

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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