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Review of Englewood Railway - North Americas Last Logging Railroad DVD

 5 of 5 (1)
At one time there were scores of logging railroads on Canada's Vancouver Island. One had to be the last... and it was the Englewood Railway. Pentrex takes you back to 1990 for an up-close visit to the Englewood Railway (owned by CANFOR in 1990). See logs move from forest to sea on a 76-mile railway that is the backbone of a modern forest operation. Visit the dispatcher's office and Ride the cab of unique diesels on the log train. See 2-8-2 No. 113 a steam engine that still hauls logs occasionally.

Sadly the Englewood no longer operates, but Pentrex adds to the original show with photos and video from the last days of the operation in 2017.

A bonus is the 1937 industry film "Trees to Tribunes". This vintage film shows the amazing transformation from standing timber to paper for the pages of the Chicago Tribune.

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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