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Review of Staples Sub EMDs Volume 2 DVD

Modern railroading in the late twenty teens into 2020, Class One railroads were well supplied with a plethora of modern GE locomotives for use on their main line trains. This is especially true for the BNSF. However, along the Staples Sub in Minnesota, where C. Vision is based, BNSF ran several trains with older EMD's on occasion. With footage from 2019 to 2020, we follow eastbound trains led with these classics from Philbrook to Coon Rapids, Minnesota. We even get a chance to see some rarities from the mid 20 teens.
A huge variety of 4 and 6 axle EMD's can be seen on both local and road freights. Other trains that used these locomotives are grain and oil trains. Santa Fe and Burlington Northern colors still adorned several locomotives while many are now dressed in new BNSF black and orange. Plenty of foreign power found its way on BNSF trains, including a surviving CSX SD50-2! Some of the 4 axle models we see are GP38-2's, GP39-3's, GP50's, GP60's, GP60M-3's just to name a few. 6 a

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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