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Review of Minnesotas Railroads Vol 3 MN Prarie Lines and TC&W DVD

 5 of 5 (1)
Volume 3 of Minnesota's Railroads takes you to the central part of the Land of 10,000 Lakes. First, C. Vision cameras follow the Ruebel Turn on the Twin Cities & Western's ex Milwaukee Road main line from Glencoe to Renville. On this line we follow two trains. One led with TC&W's GP-30 Cat #4300 and the other with a visiting Red River Valley & Western GP-15 Cat. This line runs through the heart of Minnesota's Corn Belt. Many small towns with classic grain elevators keep the Twin Cities & Western busy with grain movement along with a sugar beet factory in Renville. We also get a glimpse of operations between Minneapolis and Glencoe including a slug CF-7 leading a transfer.

The sister company of the TC&W is the Minnesota Prairie Line. This railroad runs on ex Minneapolis & St. Louis track from its connection with the TC&W at Cologne to Wood River. We follow the entire route as two GP-10's and another visiting Red River Valley & Western G

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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