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Review of CN In & Around Chicago Land Volume 2 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 Two, the series will pick up with coverage of CN's present operations over their former Illinois Central, Gulf Mobile and Ohio, Elgin Joliet and Eastern and Grand Trunk Western lines.

This production was over 5 Years in the making, and viewers
will see a wide variety of motive power including the last of the BC Rail units, Canadian cowl GE's, standard cab Dash 8's and former Oakway SD60's. Throw in Illinois Central black SD70's on cross-town locals, take a look around the city and see trains along the former EJ&E Lines and even witness several of No

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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