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Review of Union Pacific and Rio Grande in the 1980s DVD

Cinematographer Fred Crissey takes us on a tour of the Union Pacific and the Rio Grande in the 1980’s in the states of Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho. From the Midwest, through the High Plaines and up through the Mountain Passes, these two railroads showcase classic locomotives to put on a spectacular show.
View Union Pacific freight trains passing through rolling prairies and farmlands and climbing mountain grades. Even more unique is UP’s steam locomotive number 844, which makes its appearance among the beautiful scenery. View a piece of history as you see this old steam locomotive with its other number - 8444! And on top of that, Challenger number 3985 pulls an excursion and we see several DD40X locomotives on freight trains!
Rounding out the show are scenes of the famous Denver and Rio Grande Western as the locomotives traverse the majestic mountains of Colorado on the Tennessee Pass line.
Don’t miss this last presentation by Fred - Union Pacific and

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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