Film, Video The wreck of the Old 97 [illustrated]

Format Film, Video
Contributors Gordon, Robert Winslow
Lewey, Fred J.
Location Virginia
Subjects Popular Songs of the Day
Progressive Era to New Era
Songs and Music
Work and Industry
The wreck of the Old 97 [illustrated]
Contributor Names
Lewey, Fred J. (vocalist)
Gordon, Robert Winslow (recordist)
Subject Headings
-  Work and Industry
-  Songs and Music
-  Popular Songs of the Day
-  Progressive Era to New Era (1900-1929)
-  Audio track from AFC 1928/002: AFS 18997 (Content)
-  Illustrations: View of Locomotive No. 17 heading northbound about 1.4 miles north of Orbisonia, on the narrow-gauge main line ( -- [Empire State Express, Utica, N.Y.] ( -- The fastest time on record ( -- [C H & D (i.e., Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Dayton) train wreck below Dayton, Ohio] ( -- [Harriman engine and Union Pacific(?) Railroad, at station, Salinas, Calif.] ( -- Tennessee Valley Authority. Railroad crews at Watts Bar Dam. A combination of long mechanical experience, practical railroad training and common sense is required for the job of running one of the big "hogs," or locomotives. This engineer handles a train which hauls materials for the building of TVA's Watts Bar Dam ( -- Negro steelworkers. One of the many Negro operators of narrow guage locomotives that haul ingot and billet steel in the yards of a large East Coast steel mill is shown in the cab of his locomotive. Bethlehem Steel ( -- [Train engineer in his cab] ( -- New York--Eagle Bay--Railroad station ( -- [Wreck of train in foregrd. caused by an avalance at Wellington, Wash. Mar. 1, 1910] ( -- Maine Central Freight wreck ( -- G.O.C. visits overturned locomotive on the Jerusalem Lydda Railroad Line. ( -- "Black Diamond Express", at the speed of 55 miles an hour. Lehigh Valley R.R. ( -- Wreck of teachers train ( -- The wreck of Old 97 at Stillhouse Trestle near Danville, Virginia, 1903. ( External (Content)
-  From: The Robert Winslow Gordon Cylinder Collection (source)
-  Original sound recording source material is available at: (source)
motion picture
1 video ; 3 min.
Music Division
LC Classification
AFC 1928/002: AFS 18997
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