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Review of Kansas City Southern in the 1990s KCS DVD

C. Vision Productions explores the Kansas City Southern in the colorful early 1990s, with footage provided by videographer Dan Hadley. We'll follow the railroad's mainline from Kansas City, Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico, with additional coverage of the Meridian Speedway and Texas Subdivision. KCS EMDs wearing their white "ghost" paint scheme, as well as the newer gray paint scheme with yellow safety stripes, are seen operating on a variety of trains throughout the video. In addition to KCS, you'll see locomotives from Burlington Northern, Norfolk Southern, Southern Pacific, Union Pacific, Missouri Pacific, Illinois Central, TFM, Texas Mexican, MidSouth, Gateway Western, TO&E, and Kiamichi. Locomotive models seen include SD40, SD40A, SD40X, SD40-2, SD40M-2, SD45T-3, SD50, SD60, GP7, GP9, GP10, GP30, GP35, GP38, GP38AC, GP38-2, GP40, GP40-2, GP40-2L, GP49, GP60, B23-7, C30-7, C39-8, C40-9, C40-9W, FP9A, F9B, SW14, SW1500, and NW2. This was a period of significant growth for the KCS, as

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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