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Review of Sand Patch Part 2 West Slope Sand Patch to Connellsville DVD

 4 of 5 (1)
"Sand Patch: Part 2 - West Slope " is our 7th video following the Old B&O Railroad and surveys another historic grade ascending from Sand Patch Tunnel all the way to Connellsville, Pennsylvania. Here¹s the other side of the mountain as we promised. We followed CSX tracks down the West Slope of Sand Patch Grade. This is the less familiar part of the old B&O owned Pittsburgh and Connellsville RR. This part of the CSX Keystone Sub-division is just as picturesque as the East Slope. We carried in to the West Portal of Sand Patch Tunnel and caught a couple of trains coming through the straight 4,475-foot long bore. We met Q130, the division¹s premier trailer train, coming up to pass through Sand Patch.

Rolling downhill from the tunnel, we met trains passing under 2 huge steel viaducts from the old Western Maryland Railway. Massive Keystone Viaduct served as our first backdrop and we shot around the 100-foot high Salisbury Viaduct. We caught trains passing t

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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