Format Film, Video
Dates 1899
Location New York
New York City
Language English
Subjects Commuters
Curves and Turnouts
Express Trains
Local Transit
New York
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Railroad Stations
Railroads
Railroads, Elevated
Transportation
Title
104th Street curve, New York, elevated railway /
Other Title
104th St. curve, New York elevated railway
104th st. curve, new york elevated railway
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1899.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads, Elevated--New York (State)--New York
-  Railroads--Curves and turnouts--New York (State)--New York
-  Local transit--New York (State)--New York
-  Railroad stations--New York (State)--New York
-  Commuters--New York (State)--New York
-  Transportation--New York (State)--New York
-  Express trains--New York (State)--New York
-  New York (N.Y.)
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 22Apr1899; 27964.
-  Duration: 2:18 at 16 fps.
-  From Edison films catalog: Taken from the front platform of a special train run backward over the celebrated S curve. Not only are the passing trains and crowded platforms of great interest, but the view of up-town New York is an excellent one, showing acre upon acre of roofs, towers, steeples and towering apartment houses. As the "special" slows up at 92nd Street, a Harlem express dashes by, the engineer leaning out of his cab, and waving a good-bye. 150 feet. $22.50.
-  Filmed ca. late March to mid-April 1899, in New York, New York.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 497-98; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 89 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 150 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEB 9826 (ref print)
LC 1752 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
edmp 1752 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.1752
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694262
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694262


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