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Review of Southern Memories Diesels of the 1950s and 1960s DVD

Through the vintage film of railfans Marvin Clemons, Tom Rock and David Driscoll we get to see the Southern Railway in action in the 1950s. See trains of the Southern Railway in North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama and at Saluda Grade. At Saluda, we see 3 SD units "Triple the Hill". Across the system, passenger and freight action is captured on film. Most of the film is from the 1950s, with some scenes from the 1960s. Shot on silent and sound film, now with added, synced, sound, and professionally transferred to DVD. 16mm/8mm color film, silent with sound added. No narration.

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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