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Review of SP&S 700 Cab Ride Over Cornelius Pass and Tualatin Valley DVD

Learn how the Spokane Portland and Seattle 700 operates with a guided cab tour. Then ride in the cab of SP&S 700 over Cornelius Pass between Linnton and Banks, Oregon. The big 4-8-4 steam locomotive climbs the steep grade without a diesel helper! Enjoy watching the engineer and fireman operate the SP&S 700 between Cook Junction and Hillsboro, Oregon in the Tualatin Valley. Digitally Filmed in 1998. Run time 55 minutes. Narration on Audio Track 1. Natural Sound on Audio Track 2.

Bonus Section. Extra clips of the SP&S 700 at Holiday Junction plus a bonus test run. Lots of footage of the Brooklyn Roundhouse. Run time 27 minutes. Narration on Audio Track 1. Natural Sound on Audio Track 2.

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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