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Review of SD40-2 Survivors DVD Volume 1

 5 of 5 (1)
*Most of the footage in this show has been featured in our Minnesota Train Action series.

In January 1972, EMD introduced the SD40-2.This 3,000 horsepower model was one of the most reliable and effective locomotives ever developed. The SD40-2 and its 645 prime mover have operated on railroads for nearly 50 years. Once superior main line power, it has been overtaken by more efficient computerized engines. In the late twenty teens, the SD40-2 is still occasionally operating on main lines, but mostly in local or short run service. In some cases, it has been demoted to yard switching duties. Over the past decade, C. Vision has been covering railroad action around the state of Minnesota and Wisconsin in High Definition. Every train in this program features SD40-2’s leading class one main line trains in all kinds of service in this area. Volume 1 includes BNSF, Canadian Pacific, Union Pacific and Canadian National trains around the Twin Cities area. Other roads are found leading the

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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