Film, Video S.S. "Queen" loading /
- S.S. "Queen" loading /
- Other Title
- Steamship "Queen" loading
- From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the S.S. "Queen" at Seattle with an immense crowd of miners crowding the decks of the boat and the docks, carrying aboard baggage, implements, etc. Taken at the height of the excitement and gives a good idea of the vast numbers that started for the gold fields.
- Probably 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).
- Contributor Names
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
- Subject Headings
- - Steamboats--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Gold mines and mining--Transportation
- - Gold miners--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
- - Seattle (Wash.)
- - 60557 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60557.
- - Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
- - Filmed August 6, 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. 321; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; F.Z. Maguire & Co. Catalogue, March 1898, p. 34; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 12 [MI].
- 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
- FEC 2316 (ref print)
- LC 27 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- edmp 0027 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0027
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
- Other Formats
- - MARCXML Record
- - MODS Record
- - Dublin Core Record
- Catalog Record
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