Take a unique journey on the rails of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad in the Rocky Mountains, as we view a steam passenger train from in front of the train. Through special arrangements with the railroad we chartered a passenger train, and an escort train to use as a camera platform and videotaped the entire trip from Chama, New Mexico to Cumbres, Colorado. where the Pass is reached at an elevation of 10,015 feet. Our train resembles the former Rio Grande San Juan passenger train complete with authentic lettering on K-36 locomotive #484 as we view this awesome sight climbing through the Rockies. As we enjoy the scenery and natural train sounds, we will point out a few of the sights along the way, but you will see the train nearly the entire journey. The trip is incredible as you climb a 4% grade and into the snowcover during this late spring run that was made before the tourist season began. You will hear load exhaust from the 484 and watch the entire route unfold behind y|
|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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