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Review of Day at the Museum Spencer North Carolina DVD

This program marks the 40th anniversary of one of the South's - and the Nation's - premier transportation museums. A Piedmont DC3, Wright Flyer replica, and highway heritage share the limelight with steam, diesel and electric railroading, passenger and freight cars, and - perhaps most importantly - the massive 1905 Back Shop and 1924 Bob Julian Roundhouse. Hear from several of the staff and they discuss day to day operations, as well a planning for special events. Travel back to 2012 to enjoy 20 N-S Heritage Diesels, then to 2014 to take in over two dozen classic Cab Units. We view #611 under restoration, also in late 2014 when work was about half completed. Archival films from the 1940s and 1950s help trace the history, and we end with a 22-minute film produced by Southern Railway to highlight how modern yards translated to time savings for shippers during the 1950s.

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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