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Review of Peru Progress 2001 Part 2 DVD

FERROVIAS CENTRAL ANDINA is turning the tide! Ride freight trains into the High Andes in June, 2001, and experience the thrill of railroading on the highest, most rugged standard gauge anywhere! A second ride covers the connecting CERRO DE PASCO line - whose lowest point is 12,272 feet above sea level! Our 1991 Brazilian loco works her guts out to maintain jogging speed on the ruling grade. And, there are still plenty of Alcos around, as viewed on our first Peru tape, "INCA ALCOS." Visit Chosica headquarters, and learn about future plans - which may involve the longest tunnel in the Western Hemisphere.

Three other operations are covered on this program: The TACNA & ARICA, whose unique Wickham rail buses will likely roll no more; SOUTHERN PERU COPPER with old Alcos and modern EMDs and G.E.s. We ride a "mixed" away from the coast at llo into the desert. Finally some more coverage of the PERU SOUTHERN line to Mollendo in 1999, briefly glimpsed at the end of our first tape. We plan

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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