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Review of Windy City Rails Vol 7 Shortlines and Regionals 2 DVD

C. Vision's tour of railroads in and around the Chicagoland area continues in Windy City Rails, Volume 7, installment #2.

In this program we will examine a few more of the smaller railroads and
lesser-known operations around the greater Chicagoland and surrounding areas.

Our tour will continue with roads Iowa Interstate, Central Illinois Railroad, Illinois Railway (former Illinois Railnet), Wisconsin & Southern, South Chicago & Indiana Harbor, (former Chicago Short Line) the normally nocturnal Chicago Fort Wayne & Eastern and view a few "lost" scenes from the late Iowa, Chicago & Eastern.

See the latest Iowa Interstate GE Locomotives, including their "Rock Island" Heritage engine, witness the very last days of a snazzy urban switching carrier, chase sand trains on the Illinois Railway, stay up late to view the passing of the WSOR's road freights to/from Chicago, see sharp maroon and yellow switchers in the Calumet region of Chicago's southside, discover an inter

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
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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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