Film, Video Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1897
Location Klondike River Valley
Language English
Subjects Docks
Equipment and Supplies
Gold Discoveries
Gold Mines and Mining
Klondike River Valley (Yukon)
Loading and Unloading
Seattle (Wash.)
Slings and Hitches
Washington (State)
Horses loading for Klondike, no. 9 /
Other Title
Horses loading for the Klondike
Horses loading for the Klondike
From Edison films catalog: The wharf is crowded with live stock, and the huge derrick slowly drops the large box or sling into the bunch. Into this cradle a horse is led, and is slowly hoisted and swung over to the deck of the steamer. This picture is taken ten minutes before sailing time. 50 feet. $7.50.
Advertised as part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to their officials who afforded us every opportunity in their power to obtain these splendid views. Many of the scenes are incident to the excitement prevailing at the time of the Klondike gold rush. They show the resources of this company for handling large numbers of people, baggage, freight and excursion parties, and give to prospective tourists and merchants an idea of the facilities with which this road handles traffic of all kinds (p. 9).
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Horses--Transportation--Washington (State)--Seattle--Equipment and supplies
-  Steamboats--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Gold mines and mining--Transportation
-  Klondike River Valley (Yukon)--Gold discoveries
-  Loading and unloading--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Docks--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Harbors--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Ships--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Slings and hitches
-  Seattle (Wash.)
-  60558 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60558.
-  Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
-  Frederick Blechynden, camera.
-  MAVIS 47128; Horses loading for Klondike, No. 9.
-  Filmed August 7, 1897, in Seattle, Washington.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 322; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 10 [MI].
-  paper pos; Received: date unknown; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
Box 7076
LC 54 (paper pos)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 0054
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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