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Review of Rare Steam Combo 2 Steam to Squamish and 614 Chessie Safety Express DVD

 4 of 5 (1)
These shows have not been available for decades, now Pentrex has brought them back by restoring and digitally enhancing these rare videos.

Steam to Squamish Experience the sights and sounds of steam railroading as we visit BC Rail's magnificent operation by riding Steam to Squamish! British Columbia's coastal mountains are a majestic and impressive site for operating steam trains. The sounds of engines echoing off rock cliffs and sights of smoke lingering along the shoreline have a magical quality about them.

Ride the cab of steam locomotive 2860, the famous Royal Hudson, from North Vancouver to Squamish and watch as the crew goes about its task of firing and operating this classic steam engine. While in the cab you'll get the crew's view of the tracks ahead and hear those wonderful sounds of pounding rods and stack talk as the engine works up the line. BC Rail also operates consolidation number 3716. We'll follow this recently rebuilt locomotive on a journey up along the

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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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