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Review of Steam Giants on the Colorado Plateau DVD

During the one time #3751 was in Williams, Arizona, the Grand Canyon Railway had 2 of its own steam engines all fired up and ready to join in the spectacle. This included former CB&Q #4960 in what has now become (sadly) an extremely rare public appearance.

Discover how this 1927 steam locomotive was restored to function perfectly on a modern railroad system.

A highlight of Steam Giants sees 3751 & 4960 double-heading a vintage passenger train to the rim of the Grand Canyon

Included in the production are scenic, trackside runbys along The Grand Canyon Line... a branch line built over 100 years ago by the Santa Fe Railway.

3751, 4960, & 18 in a triple-header runby


Throughout both of these films, we are blessed with occasional insights about steam railroading from Phil and George. These fellas both worked for the Santa Fe Railroad during the last days of steam. So, they reall

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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