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Review of Vignettes of the Baltimore & Ohio Volume 2 DVD

Vignettes of the BALTIMORE AND OHIO - Volume 2 features the B&Os finest steam powering passenger trains on the West End between Grafton, WV and Cumberland, MD., freights over Sand Patch Grade, and coal trains on the old buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh near Punxsutawney, PA seen in rare 1954 footage. Steamers featured include EL-5s, and EM-1s, Big 6s and Q-4s, T-3s and T-4 4-8-2 Mountains. Bill captured not only the head end action, but also the rear-end pushers which were, and still are, common on Sand Patch. Many scenes feature authentic B&O steam audio recorded in the 1950's. Massive, modern steam power thundering through some of the prettiest scenery in the East... preserved by the camera of William P Price...all in...Vignettes of the BALTIMORE AND OHIO - Volume 2. 60 minutes, color with sound, maps, narration, DVD-R format.

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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