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Review of Rio Grande Southern 4-6-0 #20 And Friends DVD

The Rio Grande Southern has always been a fabled narrow gauge line that ran from Durango to Ridgeway, and was a subsidiary of the Denver & Rio Grande Western. It was abandoned in 1951, and still holds the fascination of many railroad enthusiasts. So now 70 years later we get to see a fully restored 4-6-0, as engine #20 powers trains on narrow gauge rails once more. We begin in August of 2020 at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado, the home for the engine. A long restoration has brought it back to life and we see it on a special charter freight, with passenger cars, and many runbys. The next day we see it on the turntable near the roundhouse, see some servicing, and watch a couple of passenger train runs, all in great weather.

Remember the title is RGS 20 and Friends. Well we have other things related to the Rio Grande Southern like a visit to Goosefest in Ridgway, Colorado and back to Golden to see more Galloping Geese in action. We watch these geese in action...Goo

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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