In the early 1990s, Pentrex embarked upon a fascinating tour of Mexico's railroading operations. The Northern portion of the country was featured in our first release, “Northern Mexico Rails.” Now we continue that journey of exploration as we travel toward Mexico City and investigate the lines running east of the capital.|
You'll have an opportunity to see the new electrified section of the railroad and visit one of North America's best railroading hot spots. Then you'll head further east to the railway museum at Puebla, and catch lots of big Alcos in all types of service along the way. A cab ride over the last remaining section of narrow gauge allows you to savor a few final moments on a soon-to-be-replaced monument of old time railroading. Finally, you'll venture into the incredible mountain passes of eastern Mexico, where freight trains often run with two sets of mid-train helpers. The freights snake around sharp curves, pulled by sets of General Electric Super Sevens. Mex
|Overall rating for this DVD?
|The rest is optional but appreciated.|
|In your opinion, how was the narration level?
There was no narration.|
Could have used more.
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Narration can be turned off.
|Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)?
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.
|Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others?
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
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