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Review of 2102 Fall Trips Reading 4-8-4 in October & November DVD

2102 Fall trips covers 3 trips in the autumn of 2022, the first year it was restored. There are 3 trips to Jim Thorpe, PA from Reading, and lots of neat locations and grades that make 2102 really bark. It's impressive. October 1st was the first trip, followed by October 29th. This later trip was beautiful clear weather with cold temps, and a combination of dew and leaves on the rails made for some impressive slipping from 2102. In addition we have acquired some footage from a camera mounted behind the smoke stack. This allows a great unusual view and you see some ahead and on the side of the train. We intermingle some of these clips in order with the trackside views. It fills in some of the blanks nicely, and really adds to the enjoyment of the show. The November 6th trip wrapped up the 2102 excursions for 2102. This train was a few coaches shorter thus it ran faster in places. 2102 is one of the loudest engines in the world and puts on a great. This is a nice companion to "2102 Return

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.
Good.
Excellent!

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.
Fair.
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.
Yes
Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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