Film, Video Excavating for a New York foundation /
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New York (State)
New York (State.)
- Excavating for a New York foundation /
- Created / Published
- United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903.
- Subject Headings
- - Excavation--New York (State)--New York
- - Building--New York (State.)--New York
- - Construction workers--New York (State)--New York
- - Construction equipment--New York (State)--New York
- - Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 25Nov1903; H38561.
- - Duration: 2:28 at 15 fps.
- - Location: New York, N.Y.
- - The scene is an excavation pit at an unidentified New York City construction site. A crew of six men can be seen shoveling dirt into a four-wheeled wooden cart. Then a full cart is slowly lifted out of the pit to street level by a steam-powered crane. These carts are similar in design to those shown dumping rubble at the end of the film New York City Dumping Wharf. Advertisements and campaign posters can be seen on the exposed wall of the building in the background.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Received: 11/25/03; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- - Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref print and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
- 1 roll (170 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number
- LC 2015 (paper pos)
- FEB 9815 (ref print)
- FPE 5553 (dupe neg)
- FPE 5621 (arch neg)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- lcmp002 m2a41778 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a41778
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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