This is a neat show with two engines doubleheading, and there are no diesels to be seen. That is rare for this time period. The video was shot between 2014 and 2018. We begin with a doubleheaded excursion from the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga to Summerville, Georgia. 2-8-2 number 4501 leads southbound, with 2-8-0 number 630 leading going north. This is an October trip and features some fall colors.|
The final climb up to the TVRM tracks in East Chattanooga is quite memorable, and we will see that once more at the end of our whole show.
Care is given to finding locations where the engines will be working up grades when possible.
Next we have a 2-day photo freight charter in March of 2018. The first day is all on TVRM grounds including the line from Grand Junction to East Chattanooga, through Missionary Ridge Tunnel. We see multiple runbys at most locations. In most scenes 630 is leading but 4501 also leads on a couple of scenes. On the second day,
|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.
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