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Title
Montreal Fire Department on runners /
Summary
From Edison films catalog: First comes the Chief's sleigh with old-fashioned side runners, containing the Chief and his driver. Next comes a chemical apparatus mounted on a stout double runner sled, which is followed closely by hose apparatus mounted on double runner sleds. Next comes a water tower mounted on a set of double runners and drawn by four beautiful horses. This is followed very closely by an engine drawn by a four-horse string team. Next comes a hook and ladder mounted on a double set of runners and drawn by a four-horse string team. This is followed by another engine on double runners and drawn by a four-horse string team, and a second hose carriage, and a Protective Insurance outfit bring up in the rear. The different apparatus, with their puffing horses, make a very exciting appearance as they pass the camera. It being a very cold day, the breath leaves the horses nostrils in great white puffs as they gallop through the snow-clad streets. Length 100 feet. $15.00.
Contributor Names
Paley, William Daly, 1857-1924, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1901.
Subject Headings
-  Fire fighters--Québec (Province)--Montréal
-  Fire engines--Québec (Province)--Montréal
-  Sleighs--Québec (Province)--Montréal
-  Montreal (Quebec).--Fire Department
-  Horses--Québec (Province)--Montréal
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--Québec (Province)--Montréal
-  Fire chiefs--Québec (Province)--Montréal
-  Snow--Québec (Province)--Montréal
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Notes
-  H2443 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 19Mar1901; H2443.
-  Camera, William Paley.
-  Duration: 1:45 at 16 fps.
-  Filmed in March 1901.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Before the nickelodeon, 1991, p. 194-95; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 55 [MI].
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 100 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEC 2201 (ref print)
LC 1717 (paper pos)
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.1717
Library of Congress Control Number
00694247
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694247
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694247&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Paley, William Daly, , Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Montreal Fire Department on runners. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1901. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694247/. (Accessed July 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Paley, W. D., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1901) Montreal Fire Department on runners. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694247/.

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Paley, William Daly, , Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Montreal Fire Department on runners. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1901. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694247/>.