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Review of Log Haulers in Winter DVD

 4 of 5 (2)
Authentic equipment on old logging lines. That's something any rail fan can appreciate.

But, it's the winter weather that gives us the most dramatic images imaginable.

By combining action footage from multiple photoshoots shot over several winters, we are able to recreate a "typical day" of winter railroading in the forests of the Olympic Pennisula.

The Olympic Pennisula is the reason Washington State's first major export was lumber. The climate is perfect for growing trees. But back in the day, it was a bit of a challenge to get the timber out of the woods. (See our show A Day In The Woods.) That's why logging railroads in the Pacific Northwest were everywhere.

Welcome to high-country railroading, photographed when most would rather be indoors.

West Fork Logging #91 is a three-truck Heisler. This 90-ton engine was built in 1929. As we follow the crew throughout the day, we'll see her running lite, switching cars in various locations, pulling log

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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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