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Review of RailScenes 1.0 DVD

 4 of 5 (1)
In 45 years of business publishing books and producing videos in the 3-rail O gauge hobby, we've said a lot about trains. Perhaps we've said enough. So for this video, we're going to shut up for a change and let the trains do the talking...literally.

With the amazing electronic advancements made throughout the modern era of toy train production, there has been a kind of revolution in the hobby where scale sized trains with realistic sounds and robust controllability using wireless handheld devices has brought in new generations of operators.

There are over 20 1/48th scale locomotives including GG1s, F3s, Hudsons, modern passenger trains like the Acela, models of vintage Pennsylvania steam switchers, a circus train, Big Boy, Triplex and many more. Passenger trains are seen making stops at the station to pick up and drop off passengers, and switchers move freight cars around in a small yard.

Many of the locomotives, including Lionel's "VISION Line", include realistic

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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