Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location New York
Language English
Subjects Boats and Boating
Equipment and Supplies
Fire Alarms
Fire Department
Fire Dept
Fire Extinction
Fire Fighters
New York
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
New Yorker (Fireboat)
Fireboat "New Yorker" answering an alarm /
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Fireboats--New York (State)--New York
-  New Yorker (Fireboat)
-  New York (N.Y.).--Fire Dept
-  Fire fighters--New York (State)--New York
-  Fire extinction--Equipment and supplies.--New York (State)--New York
-  Fire alarms--New York (State)--New York
-  Boats and boating--New York (State)--New York
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32036.
-  Camera, James Blair Smith.
-  Duration: 1:21 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: This picture gives a good idea of how soon one of the New York fireboats can be gotten under way after they receive an alarm of fire. The men are seen running on board the boat, taking their respective places, casting off the lines, etc. The boat is on its way to the fire in almost an instant. Length 75 feet. Class B. $9.00.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 185, October supplement 1903, p. 9 [MI].
1 reel of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9346 (ref print)
LC 741 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 0741
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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