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Title
Mount Tamalpais R.R.
Other Title
Mount Tamaltais R.R.
Mount Tamalpais Railroad.
Mt. Tamalpais Railroad.
Summary
"On the front end of the flat car is a lady, whose feathers and ribbons flutter in the wind. The panoramic view of the hills and valley is very beautiful"--Edison films catalog.
Advertised as part of the "Southern Pacific Company Series" (Edison films catalog): The Southern Pacific Company ("Sunset Route") offers special inducements to winter travelers, by reason of its southern route, thereby avoiding the extreme cold of the winter months. Its course lies through a section of the country that presents a variety of beautiful and picturesque natural scenery. It is also the direct route to the popular resorts of Southern California, thereby making it a favorable route for tourists. The following subjects were taken by our artist while traveling over the very extensive lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Co., to whom we are indebted for many courtesies, and without whose co-operation we should not have been able to bring before the public these animated photographs of interesting and novel scenes (p. 43).
Contributor Names
White, James H. (James Henry), production.
Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1898.
Subject Headings
-  Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais Scenic Railway
-  Tamalpais, Mount (Calif.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  16438 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 10Mar1898; 16438.
-  Camera, Frederick Blechynden.
-  Duration: 0:37 at 20 fps.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1258) was changed when paper prints were rehoused.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Filmed in January 1898, on Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 391; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 94, March 1900, p. 22 [MI]; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 44 [MI].
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (29 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (29 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (29 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 4272 (viewing print)
FEB 9653 (viewing print)
FEB 9654 (viewing print, copy 2)
FRA 1427 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5018 (dupe neg pic)
FRB 1425 (master pos pic)
Box 0478D (paper pos)
Box 5055C (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.1258
Library of Congress Control Number
00694251
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694251
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694251&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Mount Tamalpais R.R. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694251/. (Accessed August 27, 2016.)

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Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1898) Mount Tamalpais R.R. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694251/.

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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Mount Tamalpais R.R. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1898. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694251/>.