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Review of The Last Steamers of the Colorado & Southern DVD

 5 of 5 (1)
They were among the last standard gauge steamers to see regular service in the nation. In 1958 to 1960 railfan David Gross was on hand to photograph these beautifully kept steam locomotives on 16mm color film. From Denver to Wyoming, against a magnificent backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, watch 2-10-2 #900, 2-8-2's #807 and #4978, 2-8-0 #641 and others perform their duties to the last. In a breathtaking winter sequence filmed by Edward Gerlits, ride steam rotary snowplow #99201 as it clears the Leadville to Climax Branch.

In the late 50's, rail buffs from all over the country converged on Colorado to see these last days of steam on the Colorado & Southern Division of the Burlington Railroad. Now, experience these great moments for yourself in this high quality video.

52 minutes

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
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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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