Early Diesels 3 was shot between 1986 and 2002 and contains a wealth of interesting video variety. First we see brief shots of U28B's on the Trains-Kentucky Trainsportation Railway(TTI) in Paris, KY. Next we see an Alco S2 on the Big South Fork Railway in Kentucky, followed by a scene of a Norfolk Southern Train in the 1980's with 3 GP30's. More quickie shots include Alcos RSD1 on the Tennessee Valley Railway Museum(downtown Chattanooga actually), and an old B&O GP40 and C&O poer at Prince, WV. We also see Marc Transit FP9, E9, and GP40 at Point of Rocks, Maryland, and Alcos on the Western Maryland Scenic. On the Potomac Eagle we see a B&O GP9, Alco FPA4 6793(ex VIA), and CSX FP7 118 on this scenic West Virginia railroad. There are additional scenes in New Brunswick, and Illinois with quick shots of different older power. In 2010 when the dvd was made we added some footage that includes 2 sets of F- units on the Ohio Central Railroad in excursion service. These units have since been so|
|Overall rating for this DVD?
|The rest is optional but appreciated.|
|In your opinion, how was the narration level?
There was no narration.|
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)?
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.
|Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others?
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!
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