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Review of CN In & Around Chicago Land Volume 1 The Waukesha Sub DVD

From the far northern regions of Illinois to East Chicago Indiana and everywhere in between, the reaches of CN's massive steel network are immense. Comprised of former Wisconsin Central, Elgin, Joliet and Eastern, Illinois Central and Grand Trunk Western trackage, this multi-part series will feature all the various lines Canadian National uses to move tonnage from several corners of the system into Chicagoland. In Volume One, we will focus on the former Wisconsin Central Waukesha Subdivision from the Wisconsin/Illinois Stateline to the connection with the former Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Leithton Sub at Trafton.
This production was 5 Years in the making, and viewers will see everything from the latest General Electric Deliveries with the "CN 100" livery, to several locomotives of CN's Heritage Fleet, to the leased power era of CitiRail, CEFX and PRLX locomotives adding a splash of color to locomotive lashups. Add in the last of the BC Rail units, Canadian cowl GE's, standard cab Das

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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