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Review of Snowstorm in the San Juans Vol 1 Winter on the Durango & Silverton 2-Disc DVD

This is a 2 DVD set that looks at winter operations on the Durango & Silverton in 2018/19. It begins with a look at the Cascade Canyon train after the first major snowstorm of the season in late December, followed by the Winter Photographer's weekend in February with visiting Southern Pacific 4-6-0 #18. In addition to the photo trains, three separate flanger runs are covered along with the regular trains to Cascade. The last part of the program looks at a few of the first trips to Silverton in early May, as plenty of snow still lingered in the Animas Canyon.

Total running time: 2 hours 23 minutes


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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