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Review of Narrow Gauge Steam in the 90s DVD

 5 of 5 (1)
This show has some unique features that are normally not seen in videos. Besides all the 1994 Durango and Silverton runby action we also get a tour inside the yard and roundhouse at Durango, to see some things not normally available. We also see a couple of engines where the hostler shovels some coal, as well as other equipment inside. All this was shot during our 1994 shoot for the "America By Rail-The Heartland" and while some of the runby's are seen in the America By Rail show, they are not shown in their entirety, and some where never seen, including the roundhouse tour. But they are seen fully in this show. We see all 3 of the class K-28's in action, plus some K-36's. There is no riding, just trackside views with some great locations and scenery.

Our next segment features the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad in California near the entrance to the National Park with the same name. The steam engine is Shay #15 formerly from the nearby West Side Lumber company. We were sh

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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