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Review of Trains We Missed Vol 1 DVD

VOLUME 1: Northern California & Nevada
Steam Early Diesel Electric

FEATURING 16MM MOTION PICTURE FOOTAGE OF:
John Kirkland's Southern Pacific Steam and First Generation Diesels
Sacramento Northern - New Footage
Santa Fe Steam & Early Diesels
Virginia & Truckee
Richmond Shipyard Railway
Nevada County Narrow Gauge
San Francisco Cable Cars - 1929
S.F. Napa and Calistoga - 1938
SP Roseville Yard - 1947
SP Narrow Gauge - Keeler Branch
Std. Oil Refinery Electric RR – Richmond

In 1966, Lucius Beebe authored the classic homage to heavyweight varnish, The Trains We Rode. In this program we pay tribute to some of the smaller more obscure operations in Northern California and Western Nevada that missed recognition, as well as their main line cousins.

Catenary Video has partnered with the Western Railway Museum in the production of this program, yielding many treasures of 16mm footage digitally transferred to HD. This DVD starts a n

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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