Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location New York
Language English
Subjects Barges
Horse Drawn Vehicles
New York
New York (State)
Piers
Refuse and Refuse Disposal
Rivers
Sanitation Workers
Waterfronts
Wharves
Title
New York City dumping wharf /
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Refuse and refuse disposal--New York (State)--New York
-  Sanitation workers--New York (State)--New York
-  Wharves--New York (State)--New York
-  Rivers--New York (State)--New York
-  Piers--New York (State)--New York
-  Barges--New York (State)--New York
-  Waterfronts--New York (State)--New York
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--New York
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 20May1903; H32030.
-  Duration: 1:21 at 15 fps.
-  Camera, James Blair Smith.
-  Photographed April 28, 1903.
-  The film shows a wharf where a barge is being loaded with trash from two-wheeled, horse-drawn wagons. The trash is dumped off the edge of the pier onto the barge, where men with shovels are spreading the piles of debris. The camera pans left to the next barge, where four-wheeled carts are shown dumping excavation rubble. Probably filmed on the East River, this is one of several New York City Sanitation Department dumping wharves in operation at the time.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Mavis 1831455; New York City dumping wharf. DLC
-  viewing print; Received: 1991 from LC lab; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  dupe neg; Received: ca.1989 from UCLA; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: 1903-5-20; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg. 1 film reel of 1 (100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll (100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number
FEB 9441 (viewing print)
FPE 5372 (dupe neg)
LC 1735 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp002 m2a44308 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a44308
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694385
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694385


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