Log In Login/Register | Help Help 42531

Review of BNSF Variety in the West DVD

 2 of 5 (1)
Shot between 2007 and 2020, we take you to mostly western venues to see a wide variety of diesel power and scenic locations. We begin with an Amtrak segment, but on BNSF's Raton Pass line which features some semaphore shots made in 2020. These were the last ones on the line, and may be gone by the time you read this. We see both trains 3 and 4, The Southwest Chief on two different days of operation. So this is an interesting way to start our show.

Next we move into Colorado to Palmer Lake south of Colorado Springs. This is the Joint line of the BNSF and the Union Pacific. We see 3 different BNSF trains including some with distributed power on the rear. Next we move over to the front range west of Denver and see a Union Pacific Train, and a BNSF descending the grade. These have distributed power helpers as well.

Staying in Colorado we head to Fort Collins where we see some street running. We see a Union Pacific local train, as well as two BNSF trains heading north. It's in

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"!

Name or Nickname * <- REQUIRED. Displayed in Review
E-Mail * <- REQUIRED. NOT Displayed in Review
Would you like to be notified if anyone responds to your review?
Location (i.e. Brooklyn, NY Dublin,Ireland, etc.) <- Will be displayed in review
Enter Your Review Here (50 characters minimum, 5,000 maximum)