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Review of Cape Cod Railroad - A Decade of Change DVD

 4.8 of 5 (6)
Travel to old Cape Cod with Pentrex as we look back over ten years of change – from 1999 to 2009 – on the former New Haven Old Colony line. It's a tourist destination famous for its scenic beauty, but there's plenty of action for railfans too.

We'll take you trackside to watch the Bay Colony Railroad trash train - a train that turns trash into cash! This train takes trucks off the scenic roads and trash off the Cape as it provides a revenue stream for its operator; we'll watch as it hauls refuse to a power plant in Rochester. You'll also see dinner and brunch trains running on the Cape Cod Central as well as a shipment of huge tracked vehicles from the Otis Military Reservation hauled by newcomer Mass Coastal. There's a wide variety of motive power for you to enjoy, such as rebuilt Geeps, a re-engined Alco, and a gurgling GE B39. We'll take a detour to the town of Millis to watch plucky Bay Colony Railroad GP9 #1705 switch the sprawling GAF shingle plant. Then we'll return t

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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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