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Review of Return to Feather River Canyon DVD

 3 of 5 (2)
With its rocky cliffs, constantly twisting curves, plentiful tunnels, and lengthy trestles, the Feather River Canyon has long been a popular destination for railfans. Traveling through the Feather River Canyon today is as challenging as it was when Western Pacific opened it in 1909. The threat of rock and mudslides and the difficulty of access still test a railroad's mettle with every train it sends through the canyon.

Pentrex visited the Feather River Canyon in 1991 to produce "Union Pacific's Feather River Route." We returned to the Feather River Canyon in 2009 and again in 2011 to record modern operations over this scenic yet difficult territory. Starting in Oroville, we worked our way into the town of Portola, 113 track miles to the east. On the way, we captured great action, from ore and grain trains to mixed manifests and even doublestack service just prior to its permanent rerouting over Donner. You'll see an abundance of the newest SD70 ACe and GEVO locomotives as well 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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