Film, Video Cutting and canaling ice /

Format Film, Video
Contributors Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
Dates 1902
Location Groton
Language English
Subjects Groton
Ice Industry
Cutting and canaling ice /
The camera shows what appears to be a frozen-over lake on which men are driving teams of horses pulling a device similar to a plow. The second camera position shows that the horses are being driven in a straight line across the ice, with the device chiseling a groove, called canaling, into the ice. This action precedes removal of the ice for storage so it can be used during the summer.
Contributor Names
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1902.
Subject Headings
-  Ice industry--Massachusetts--Groton
-  H14436 U.S Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 24Feb02; H14436.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1555) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  LC also holds two related Paper Print Collection films on this subject: Circular panorama of housing the ice, and Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains and loading it into boats.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Probably filmed in Groton Ice Fields, Groton, Massachusetts in 1902.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Source used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 72.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 90 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (42 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 90 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 90 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 90 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FLA 4569 (viewing print)
FEC 1965 (viewing print)
FRA 1603 (dupe neg pic)
FPF 1155 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0671A (paper pos)
Box 5541B (paper pos, copy 2)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
awal 1555
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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