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Review of Railfanning with George Redmond Vol 8 By Train to La Grange DVD

On June 2nd, 1999, George Redmond made a day trip with two friends to the Metra LaGrange Road station in Bolingbrook, IL. Instead of taking a car from Centralia to Chicago and back, the three friends took the all rail route; taking the City of New Orleans to and from Chicago.

We start in the early morning hours with BNSF and Illinois Central action in Centralia before hopping on board the City for the fast trip into Chicago, where we board an outbound Metra train for the trip to LaGrange Road. There, not only will you see the evening "dinky parade" of outbound Metra trains rushing commuters home, but BNSF freights and trackage rights Union Pacific stack trains bound for Kansas City. Amtrak's Southwest chief and California Zephyr are also seen both at the start and end of their journeys.

Come along for an exciting ride to LaGrange Road in a program that is filled with unexpected surprises and fast paced railroad action. It's a program you won't want to miss.

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Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
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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.
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Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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