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Review of 44 Years of Union Pacifics 8444 - Updated DVD

 4 of 5 (1)
Experience the complete story of 844/8444, the longtime pride of the Union Pacific Railroad. Relive 44 years of action with the only steam locomotive never to be retired. Witness the famous FEF-3 class Northern, a high-steppin' 4-8-4, in passenger and freight service. Enjoy decades of excursion runs. Thrill to 8444's triumphant return from the World's Fair in New Orleans. See the 1990s "new" 8444 in beautiful two-tone gray paint.

An extraordinary story all Union Pacific (and steam!) fans will want to see. UPDATE: This remastered program now has 10 minutes of additional footage from 844's return to steam in 2016 after a long shopping. See her in Denver and Cheyenne and in between!

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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