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Review of Railfanning with the Bednars Vol 20 DVD Conrail & D&H 1989

In Railfanning with the Bednars volume 20, we continue the D&H and Conrail action from the Bednar collection between July and October of 1989.

While the Susquehanna had acquired newer power sets painted in Susquehanna livery, they were still operating with a collage of foreign power, borrowed from wherever they could to help keep the trains moving.

Conrail's volume of traffic into and out of the Lehigh Valley was steadily growing. With upgrades to infrastructure, train speeds were increasing. Outside of Allentown, it became more difficult to chase trains at the usual locations as they would be long gone before they could be captured. The typical hotspots continued to host a constant parade of trains, with vehicle traffic being backed up for miles.

We'll also railfan a Blue Mountain and Reading excursion on the Perkiomen branch down to East Greenville and return in October 1989 with the 425.

Narrated with commentary by Mike Bednar

Color and sound;

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.

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.
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.
A "Must Have"!

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