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Review of Steam in St Louis 1990 - Greg Scholl Video Productions

Capture all the excitement of four big mainline steam locomotives as they operate for the 1990 NRHS Convention in St. Louis, Missouri. You will see all the convention excursions, plus the inbound and outbound runs of the all the engines. Begin with the Norfolk and Western 2-6-6-4 Class A #1218 from Columbus,Ohio on the Independence Limited en route to St. Louis, and Cotton Belt 4-8-4 #819 from Pine Bluff to St. Louis, while Union Pacific 4-8-4 #844 is inbound from Kansas City. During the convention all 4 engines were on display at St. Louis Union Station, a treat to behold with 4 huge mainline steamers together at one location. Excursions included hometown Frisco 4-8-2 #1522 on a roundtrip to Newburg, Missouri, and a trip for 844 to Findlay, Illinois. After the convention festivities there was a special treat, as 844 headed back west, with 1522 as the helper engine as they doubleheaded to the National Museum of Transport at Kirkwood where 1522 is kept. There is great co

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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