Film, Video Elevated railroad, New York /

Format Film, Video
Contributors American Mutoscope and Biograph Company
American Mutoscope Company
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Dates 1903
Location New York
Ninth Avenue El
Language English
Subjects Actualities (Motion Pictures)
City Traffic
Curves and Turnouts
Local Transit
New York
New York (State)
Ninth Avenue El (New York, N.Y.)
Nonfiction Films
Railroads, Elevated
Short Films
Silent Films
Urban Transportation
Elevated railroad, New York /
Other Title
Around the big curves
Elevated R.R. 110 St. curve, New York City
Around the big curves on the Manhattan Elevated R.R.
The film was photographed from the front platform of a train traveling over elevated tracks in New York City. Although many of the buildings alongside the tracks can be seen, it is difficult to determine the exact location of the scene.
Contributor Names
American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Railroads, Elevated--New York (State)--New York
-  Transportation--New York (State)--New York
-  Local transit--New York (State)--New York
-  City traffic--New York (State)--New York
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
-  H28548 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 24Feb1903; H28548.
-  Duration: 1:07 at 15 fps.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 2/24/03; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
1 roll (90 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 1589 (paper pos)
FEB 9824 (ref print)
FEB 9795 (ref print, copy 2)
FPE 5559 (dupe neg)
FPE 5617 (arch neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
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Library of Congress Catalog Number
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Dublin Core Record
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