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Review of Santa Fes Arizona Mainline DVD

 4.3 of 5 (3)
Stretching across the mountains and deserts of Arizona, the Santa Fe mainline is a double-tracked ribbon of high-density railroading at its finest. All Santa Fe"s transcontinental traffic funnels through Arizona, making the action intense as train after train works across the state.

The majority of trains are powered by locomotives in Santa Fe's classic blue & yellow scheme, including EMD F45s, but in 1991 when this program was originally filmed, Santa Fe was taking delivery of brand new General Electric Dash 8-40BW units as part of its Super Fleet program. You"ll see several pure sets of these 500-class units in Warbonnet paint pulling hot intermodal trains and Electro-Motive engines in Warbonnet paint as well.

Arizona"s magnificent topography of high mountains, rugged canyons, and stark desert landscapes creates stunning dioramas highlighted by long Santa Fe trains loaded with plenty of power up front. Amtrak"s Southwest Chief is seen raci

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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