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Chicago & North Western - The Cowboy Lines DVD Train Video

Chicago & North Western - The Cowboy Lines DVD Train Video C Vision Productions CBLDVD
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Experience a part of history as you watch the Chicago & North Western operating on its west end lines before certain sections were abandoned and the Union Pacific Railroad took over. You will see historic footage of the Norfolk to Chadron line with the last train before its abandonment on Dec. 1, 1992. Other action includes coal trains in Wyoming and local runs to Crawford, Nebraska, and up the Colony Line to South Dakota.

Copyright 1993, C. Vision Productions

85 Minutes




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  •  1.5 of 5 (2)




  

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DVD Item#:CBLDVD
Runtime:1 Hour, 25 Mins
Producer:C Vision Productions
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
Shrink Wrapped?:No, but security sealed
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  • Most of the DVDs from this producer are not shrink-wrapped, but they do include a security seal either on the top or all three sides of the case.

(buffalo,ny) on .

  •  2 of 5


DVD says it was remastered, with some of the scenes i say that is highly questionable. Show seemed to center on 3 or 4 CNW trains going across the prairies back and forth over and over again. A few scenes featured Union Pacific & Burlington Northern with a glimpse of D,M&E.There was a little bit of a cab ride thrown in, with really nothing to look at. There are some really poor looking night scenes included in the beginning, that don't really mesh with the look of the rest of the dvd. There are a few high noon,into the sun shots that leave a lot to be desired. I think C Vision could have done better. If you love seeing the same CNW SD40-2's over and over again, or have insomnia this is for you. yawn.

Additional remarks by bandofan:
Narration: Just enough.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Good.
DVD Value: Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Recommend to others? Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.

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  •  1 of 5


This DVD was a *serious* disappointment and I'd return it if I could. I ordered it because I was interested in seeing some coverage of the "Cowboy Line", and what I got was the purest self-indulgent amateur pap. Endless shots of the same two or three banal EMD's running 10MPH on a decrepit single-track line. Virtually no history and no variety. Parts of this video look like they were shot with a cell phone!

Additional remarks by David Garon:
Narration: A little bit too much.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: Poor.
DVD Value: Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Recommend to others? Definitely not!.

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