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Review of Through the Guide - Passenger Runs Before Amtrak 1950s-1960s DVD

"Through The Guide" - 90 minute study of passenger runs before Amtrak. An invaluable work for modelers, as the entire consist of most trains is shown. A colorful world of private RR operated service; excellent reference work.

SP "Cascade", PAs, triple unit diner, long consist at Portland. "Klamath", "Sunset" and both "Daylights"
- PRR "Spirit of St Louis", "Broadway", "Congressional" and lesser trians also.
- NYC Fleet of trains at Rochester in 1956. Chicago. mid-60s. One Hudson!
- LV "Maple Leaf" and "Star" upstate NY. 1950s
- B&O Shenandoah Capitol Mail; National Ltd. Metropolitan
- C&O Sportsman, George Washington
N&W Powhattan Arrow. Pocahontas
SOU Southern Crescent Piedmont Birmingham Spl lesser runs
SCL Florida Special Silver Meteor City of Miami, Green Diamond
GM&O Midnight Special, Abraham Lincoln, commuter
D&H Laurentian Montreal Ltd
NH Berkshire. Owl, others
FRISCO Meteor, Will Rogers Sunnyland
C&EI Hummingbird
MP Texas Eag

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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