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Review of Vintage Trains from Minnesotas Arrowhead DVD

 5 of 5 (1)
Get ready to travel back in time to the Northeast corner of Minnesota, also known as Minnesota's Arrowhead. Cinematographer George Niles captures stunning steam, electric and diesel images from 1958 and 1959 of several legendary railroads including: the Northern Pacific, Duluth Missabe and Iron Range, Hanna Mining, Oliver Iron Mining, Mesaba Cliffs Mining, Duluth and Northeastern and Balkan. We then jump ahead to the late 1970's as Fred Crissey's camera captures scenes of the DM&IR, Reserve Mining and Cliffs Erie. Many different steam locomotives, impressive electrics and diesel engines are abundant in this production. This video features images from a time when iron ore mining was at its peak. Many of the mines and railroads in this video no longer exist today. Vintage Trains from Minnesota's Arrowhead is your historical glimpse into one of the most unique railroad territories in the United States!

Running time 81 minutes, Color silent films with music and narration


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.

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.
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.
A "Must Have"!

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