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Review of Hot Rails Through the Twin Cities DVD

 4.9 of 5 (8)
Sizzling action - that's railroading in the Twin Cities in 1998 when this show was filmed. Minneapolis/St. Paul hosts eight different railroads plus Amtrak passenger trains. Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Canadian Pacific, Twin Cities & Western, Minnesota Commercial, Wisconsin Central, and the I&M Rail Link all operate here. These rails are kept highly polished by cross-town transfers, local freights, yard jobs, and road trains!

Experience the action at the hottest locations. University Avenue, Division Street, and Dayton's Bluff at Hoffman Avenue are extensively covered. Shortline Hill, where trains strain to lift heavy tonnage out of the river valley, the NBSF mainline through St. Paul, and Wisconsin Central out of Shoreham provide plenty of action, with train meets and multiple trains underway.

Steam is on the rails in the Twin Cities. You'll spot Milwaukee Road #261 pulling an outbound excursion. Then it's on the Minnesota Commercial where many o

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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