Re: [Videolib] Railroad videos

Rick Faaberg (rfaaberg@comcast.net)
Sat, 23 Jul 2005 02:56:43 -0700

On 7/23/05 2:21 AM "Andrews, Sarah E" <sarah-andrews@uiowa.edu> sent this
out:

> RFD-TV has many train shows in their lineup. Machines of Iron
> (http://www.machinesofiron.net/) is a good series, and their site details when
> they were shot. As a daughter of a retired railroad engineer, I know that
> rail fans can be rather obsessed, so it might be worth asking the patron if he
> is interested in specific parts of the country or specific railroads if you
> don't have that information.
>
> Sarah Andrews
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: videolib-bounces@library.berkeley.edu on behalf of VENTURA, GERIE
> Sent: Fri 7/22/2005 1:10 PM
> To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> Subject: [Videolib] Unavailable videos
>
> Hello all,
>
> We have the Rock and Roll video series from 1995; it was coproduced by
> WGBH Boston and the BBC. It's used a lot by music faculty. One of them
> came in the other day trying to figure out 1)How he could buy his own
> copy and 2)If it's available on DVD.
>
> I called and found out that it's "no longer available". They don't have
> the right to sell it anymore.
>
> So...we're "stuck", right? Once our worn VHS copies are damaged, we're
> out of luck forever? We can't make backup copies of them or transfer
> them to DVD?

Hi Sarah,

What do "train" videos have to do with Rock and Roll video series from WGBH
and BBC, which is what the original query here was about?

Just checking (maybe I'm confused),

Rick Faaberg

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