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Review of The Milwaukees Mighty Electrics DVD WB Joes Box Cabs

 4.3 of 5 (3)
Today, only an abandoned right-of-way extends across the grassy hills and through the pine forests of Montana and Washington State. This was the domain of the Milwaukee Road Electrics.

DOUGLAS JONES, an avid fan of the Milwaukee Electric's visited these wide-open spaces in 1965. With camera in hand, he documented this unique bit of American railroad history in high quality 16mm color film. Here are some highlights of Doug's efforts:

* "Joes" in action over Pipestone Pass.
* "Box Cabs" crossing the Columbia River.
* "Steeple Cab" switches the South Butte Yard.
* The beginning of Dieselization in 1968.

DON L. HUNTER originally recorded the distinctive sound of this rugged and powerful form of motive power that is heard on the hi-fi soundtrack of this program.

REGE CORDIC, railfan-actor-announcer tells the story of this fascinating railroad. Broadcast quality film-to-video transfers makes it possible for you to enjoy these rare films in

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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