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Review of Standard Cabs & Cowls Volume 2 DVD

 5 of 5 (3)
This program from C. Vision Productions features trains led with the endangered GE standard cab and cowl locomotives built between 1984 and 1995.We captured many of these aging units leading trains in the years 2012 to 2017. Volume two takes a look at the B40-8’s from the BNSF, C40-8’s from Union Pacific, B39-8’s from the Minnesota Commercial and Nashville & Eastern.Finally, Canadian National’s C40-8’s and C40-8M’s.As an added bonus, we get a special look at Chicago and North Western and LMX dash 8’s from the 1990’s!

During the North Dakota oil boom years of 2012-2016, most of the class one railroads were desperate for power and brought these old workhorses back to service.Canadian National felt the need for more power and purchased all of the ex-Chicago and North Western C40-8’s from Union Pacific.And short lines like the Nashville & Eastern and Minnesota Commercial gave new life to the 4 axle versions.

With today’s trains being operated mostly with t

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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