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Review of Sierra Pacific Lines Pasadena Model Railroad DVD

 4 of 5 (2)
In 1990, Pentrex visited one of America's finest HO Scale model railroads, the "Sierra Pacific Lines" of the Pasadena (California) Model Railroad Club. The superb quality viewers have come to depend on in our railroad shows can be found in our look at this beautifully crafted and realistically operated model railroad.

The "Sierra Pacific Lines" is immense. The railroad occupies a 5000-square-foot room. Thirty thousand feet of code 100 steel rail has been laid on 500,000 crossties totaling over 10,000 feet of hand-laid track. Twenty-seven people are needed to operate the railroad including ten cab operators.

Get lost in the realistic world of model railroading as we follow a unit tank train over the railroad. Along the way there will be meets with many other trains, both freight and passenger, powered by steam or diesel, including a ribbon rail train. At Midway, helpers are added to our train for the two percent climb up Powderhorn. You'll forget this is a model railroad a

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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