This one will give you goose bumps! A feast of steam hard at work across the length of the New York Central System includes streamliners like The Commodore Vanderbilt and the Chicagoan that scream across the Ohio heartland at speeds over 90 miles per hour. One of the wonders of the steam locomotive world, The New York Central 4-8-4 Niagara—a locomotive so good it was an embarrassment to a railroad management that chose to embrace diesel power—is featured along with the Mohawk, the workhorse of steam that ruled the New York Central Mainline for almost 20 years before the advent of the Hudson. An early morning parade of steam—commuters, mail and crack luxury trains—head down the shore of the Hudson River to New York City, transporting you trackside to an era few can remember! The DVD also dwells on the famous division point at Elkhart, Indiana where roller bearing Niagaras drifted though the yard with 5000 tons and exhaled barely a sigh, only to awake like bull elephants when the|
|Overall rating for this DVD?
|The rest is optional but appreciated.|
|In your opinion, how was the narration level?
There was no narration.|
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)?
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.
|Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others?
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!
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