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Review of Erie Lackawanna Volume 4 The 1970s Part 2 DVD

In volume 4 of the Erie Lackawanna, we continue operations in the 1970s and tour the EL system from Hoboken to Hornell both trackside and in-cab rides.

We begin with the end of long-distance passenger trains in the late 1960’s and transition into the daily operations of freight and commuter service in the 1970’s, including joint operations with the Central Railroad of New Jersey and brief scenes of the Rahway Valley railroad interchange at Summit, New Jersey.

We close this volume with a cab ride on NY-99 from Binghamton to Hornell and return on train TC-4.

Narrated with commentary by Mike Bednar

Color and sync sound; approximately 70 minutes runtime


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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