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Review of Extreme Steam 2 DVD

 5 of 5 (3)

The thrill of nonstop steam action awaits you in this second volume of Extreme Steam! Pentrex transports you to ten railroads where 12 different steam locomotives put on dynamic performances, filling the screen with plenty of smoke, steam, and whistles. In this exciting show you'll see:

Union Pacific Challenger 3985 (19 Minutes)
We cover two different excursions in July of 2003. The first is a railfan charter from Cheyenne to Laramie. We ride on board and join the photo line at several locations. Then a week later we chase the annual Frontier Days Special from Denver to Cheyenne and return. The sleek yellow domeliners are a sight to behold!

Pere Marquette 1225 (11 Minutes)
This handsome 2-8-4 is the largest operating steam locomotive in the state of Michigan. In August of 2003 it powered a 2-day excursion on the Tuscola & Saginaw Bay Railway from Owosso to Cadillac and return. While in Cadillac, two round trips to Yuma were


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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