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Review of Runnin the Highline DVD

 4.5 of 5 (8)
Railroaders work hard on the Gateway Sub-a place of awesome landscapes and exciting railroad operations. This former Western Pacific highline is known for its isolation. Much of the secluded countryside is dark territory where crews run via Track Warrant Control and manually operate switches after meeting other trains.

Traveling aboard a BNSF freight train between Keddie, California and Klamath Falls, Oregon, the journey along the Inside Gateway takes you past Pit River Canyon and other remote areas accessible only by train. The ride along the former Great Northern track above Bieber is a fast-paced run through pine forests and across the semi-arid lands to the north, with stunning vistas of Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta in the distance.

The Gateway Sub plays an important role in BNSF's overall strategy and traffic levels are at record highs. Scenes taken from trackside and aboard the cab show the variety of trains sent over the line, crossing high trestles, passing through t

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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