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Review of Midwest Rails in the 1970s DVD

From the 1970's films of Steve Horn, who was employed by the Chicago and North Western as a conductor in the Twin Cities area, we go back in time to view several railroads from the Chicago area, central and western Wisconsin, the Twin Ports of Duluth and Superior, the Twin Cities and rural Minnesota.

Locations in Illinois include Chicago, West Chicago, Glen Ellyn and Lemont. In Wisconsin, we visit Green Bay, Stevens Point and Altoona. Along with Duluth and Superior, we see many locations in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area of Minnesota. Last, we catch some trains through several small towns in Minnesota.

Railroads and merger paint schemes include Rock Island, Chicago & North Western, Gulf Mobile & Ohio on ICG passenger trains, Burlington Northern, Green Bay & Western, Soo Line, Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific, Duluth Missabe & Iron Range, Minneapolis Northfield & Southern, Great Northern, and Milwaukee Road. Several early Amtrak trains are featured including the North Coast Hi

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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