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Review of Union Pacific 4014 Year of the Big Boy Vol 1 Great Race to Ogden DVD

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This program looks at the first runs of Union Pacific Big Boy locomotive #4014 after being restored to operation in 2019 - starting with the test run to Nunn, CO on May 2nd. Then we'll cover the entire 'Great Race to Ogden' - the inaugural doubleheader with 4-8-4 #844 to Ogden, UT to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Finally, we'll chronicle the return to Cheyenne as #4014 conquered the famous Wasatch grade, raced across the Wyoming desert, and ascended the legendary Sherman Hill.

Total running time: 104 minutes


Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
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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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