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Review of Cass Scenic Railroad DVD

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Each spring, the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia opens its tourist season with a special event known as the Cass Railfan Weekend. Trains that aren t regularly a part of the season'sschedule are operated then to the delight of riders and photographers. Pentrex takes you back to 1990 to experience the extra runs and excitement of that year'sRailfan Weekend and discover why Cass draws crowds back year after year.

A parade of steam opens the event with a spectacular display. Three Shay locomotives, Numbers 2, 3 and 4, run side-by-side down the triple tracks, spewing great billows of steam and thrilling the crowd with their antics. Then the Shays triple-head to Bald Knob at the top of Black Allegheny Mountain with a passenger train in tow, followed closely by a vintage log train pulled by the railroad'sHeisler locomotive.

The Shays make numerous run-bys as they struggle up the daunting eleven percent grades of the mountainside. You ll ride in the cabs of several as the f

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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