Film, Video Giant coal dumper

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Title
Giant coal dumper
Summary
"Erie Railroad Series: The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures"--Edison films catalog.
"Shows how a full carload of coal is loaded into a vessel every thirty seconds at the great Erie Railroad docks, Cleveland, Ohio. Great clouds of coal dust rise as each car is unloaded"--Edison films catalog.
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Coal-handling machinery--Ohio--Cleveland
-  Dump cars--Ohio--Cleveland
-  Railroads--Freight--Ohio--Cleveland
-  Loading and unloading--Ohio--Cleveland
-  Erie and Cleveland Railroad
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  43407 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43407.
-  Camera, William Heise?
-  Duration: 0:39 at 18 fps.
-  Filmed at the Erie Railroad docks in Cleveland, Ohio, probably in June, 1897.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 0003) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  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, p. 310-311; Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 118; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 23 [MI]; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI]; American Film Institute catalog, film beginnings, 1893-1910, p. 407.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPC 4525 to FZA 0265.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (24 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 25 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 3017 (viewing print)
FEC 2268 (viewing print)
FRA 0017 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 0265 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1140 (master pos pic)
Box 0126G (paper pos)
Box 5128H (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.0003
Library of Congress Control Number
00694215
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
98799107
Description
"Erie Railroad Series: The following subjects present novel and interesting views along the line of the Erie, such as do not always come within the observation of the general tourist. We are indebted to the courtesy of the Erie officials, whose kind co-operation in affording us every facility within their power has enabled us to procure these unusual and effective pictures"--Edison films catalog. "Shows how a full carload of coal is loaded into a vessel every thirty seconds at the great Erie Railroad docks, Cleveland, Ohio. Great clouds of coal dust rise as each car is unloaded"--Edison films catalog.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694215
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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Giant Coal Dumper. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/00694215/.

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Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I., Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1897) Giant Coal Dumper. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694215/.

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Heise, William, Camera, et al. Giant Coal Dumper. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00694215/>.