Film, Video Down the old Potomac /
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- Down the old Potomac /
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1917.
- Subject Headings
- - Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.)
- - Canals--Maryland
- - Canals--Washington (D.C.)
- - Potomac River Valley
- - Locks (Hydraulic engineering)
- - Tunnels
- - Barges
- - Coal-carrying vessels
- - Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)
- - Great Falls of the Potomac (Md. and Va.)
- - Maryland--Description and travel
- - Washington (D.C.)--Description and travel
- - Copyright: no reg.
- - Duration: 3:54 (part 1), 4:00 (part 2), and 3:36 (part 3) at 16 fps.
- - Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley from Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the locks in operation; a mile-long, hand-dug tunnel which was built in 1840; coal barges plying the canal; Maryland farming country; Harper's Ferry; and Great Falls.
- - According to the Kleine catalog, this film was originally intended for inclusion in the Conquest program, but was never released in that series.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; George Kleine Collection catalog, 1980, p. 31.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- 1 reel of 1 (ca. 276 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print.
- Call Number
- FLA 1477 (ref print)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 4059s1 4059s2 4059s3 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.4059
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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