Format Film, Video
Dates 1897
Location Chicago
Illinois
Language English
Subjects Armour and Company
Chicago
Electric Railroads
Illinois
Meat Industry and Trade
Railroads, Industrial
Stockyards
Title
Armour's electric trolley /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads, Industrial--Illinois--Chicago
-  Electric railroads--Illinois--Chicago
-  Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago
-  Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago
-  Armour and Company
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43409.
-  Camera, William Heise?
-  Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps.
-  From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards.
-  Part of the "Erie Railroad Series" (Edison films catalog): The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures. (p. 23)
-  Filmed ca. June or July 1897, in Chicago, Illinois.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 311-12; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2306 (ref print)
LC 1013 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1013 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1013
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694146
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694146


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