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Review of Steamin in 2019 - Big Boy 4014 N&W 611 and MORE DVD

Come along as we visit six operating steam locomotives and an operating locomotive crane. Locomotives vary in size from a 2-8-0 to a 4-8-8-4.
Our show starts on the Iowa Interstate as 2-10-2 #6988 makes a visit to Illinois to pull a series of trips to benefit first responders. The weather varied from sunny to heavy rain during her visit, and our visit concludes with the locomotive making time on a deadhead freight run.

Our next visit is to the Monticello Railway Museum in central Illinois. Part one of our visit finds Southern Railway 2-8-0 #401 in operation in July and during September's Railroad Days. Part two of our Monticello segment looks at Bates & Rogers locomotive crane #11442, a 1944 product of the Industrial Brownhoist Corporation. Two cameras were mounted on board in addition to cameras on the ground.

Days after Railroad Days in Monticello, we were in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, for vie days of filming. During the first two days, 2-10-0 #90 was captu

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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