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Metra Milwaukee District Cab Car Ride Train Video

Metra Milwaukee District Cab Car Ride Train Video Railway Productions MILWCABDVD 616964900135
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Take a cab-car ride over Metra's Fox Lake line from Libertyville into Chicago Union Station over the former Milwaukee Road Fox Lake line.

Pass several opposing trains along the way, as well as several active interlocking towers.

Enjoy listening to interesting commentary from the crew as they describe interesting railroading details and history along the way.Running time 1 hour. Minimal narration, commentary from the crew. The view is entirely looking straight ahead.

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DVD Item#:MILWCABDVD
Runtime:1 Hour, 00 Mins
Producer:Railway Productions
Aspect Ratio:Full Screen
DVD UPC:616964900135
Shrink Wrapped?:Yes
Disc Type:DVD
Region Code:0 Worldwide NTSC

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  •  4 of 5


Cab Car Ride is basically a ride in a cab car, as it says. All the way from Libertyville to Chicago's Union Station, the camera always looks straight head. The colour appears to be a bit off, ie... to much green in the trees. Narration is limited, but we are able to hear the conversations in the cab, which is quite interesting. There is not a lot of information about the line or the area, but a few comical stories along the way. Personally, it was not a huge thrill for me, but those fans interested in the greater Chicago area or commuter rail service, it would likely be a fairly good video.

Additional remarks by rrvideoman:
Narration: Could have used more.
Would kids enjoy this? I doubt it.
Image quality: A little rough around the edges.
DVD Value:: Fair.
Recommend to others? Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.

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