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Review of Railfanning the Upper Great Lakes Volume 1 DVD

In June 1982, Ken Bealer and friends flew into Minneapolis and then drove up to Duluth, MN for a few days and chased a DMIR train to Dock-#5 and back to Proctor.

They then chased a northbound from Proctor to and back from the Fairlane Pellet plant. Then over to Escanaba, MI where they chased a Escanaba-Green Bay ore train behind high-hood C&NW C628's.

At Green Bay, WI, they spent 4 days chasing the all-ALCO road, boat train and road jobs between Green Bay and Winona, WI. The trip ends south of St. Paul shooting BN/MILW freights on the mainline.

Subtitled only, no narration or background music
Color, approximate running time: 66 minutes.
Digitized from super 8mm sound film


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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