Film, Video Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /
Central Railroad of New Jersey
- Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
- Subject Headings
- - Railroad trains--New Jersey--Elizabeth
- - Railroad bridges--New Jersey--Elizabeth
- - Pennsylvania Railroad
- - Central Railroad of New Jersey
- - Express trains--New Jersey
- - Elizabeth (N.J.)
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43412.
- - Camera, William Heise?
- - Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps.
- - From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, N.J. While a Pennsylvania train is passing over the arch, the Philadelphia Express on the Central Railroad comes dashing underneath at full speed, head on to the audience.
- - Filmed ca. June or July 1897, in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
- - 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. 314-15; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI].
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
- 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number
- Box 7078 (viewing print)
- LC 881 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 0881 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0881
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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