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Review of Ohio Steam in the 1950s DVD

Ed Birch, Sr. traveled to Ohio in the mid 1950's to film the last days of steam. Starting on the B&O in Grafton, WV, he visited several cities. He filmed trains of the B&O, Nickel Plate, New York Central and the Pennsy. The Pennsy's Sandusky branch featured leased Santa Fe 2-10-2's ferrying coal and ore from the docks. Nickel Plate Berkshires, NYC Niagaras and B&O EM-1's are seen. About 1 hour and 40 minutes, all color and 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.
Good.
Excellent!

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.
Fair.
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.
Yes
Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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