Film, Video Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /
About this Item
- Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway /
- From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The scene of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, N.J. While a Pennsylvania train is passing over the arch, the Philadelphia Express on the Central Railroad comes dashing underneath at full speed, head on to the audience.
- Contributor Names
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Heise, William, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
- Subject Headings
- - Railroad trains--New Jersey--Elizabeth
- - Railroad bridges--New Jersey--Elizabeth
- - Pennsylvania Railroad
- - Central Railroad of New Jersey
- - Express trains--New Jersey
- - Elizabeth (N.J.)
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Short films
- Silent films
- Nonfiction films
- - 43412 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 31July1897; 43412.
- - Camera, William Heise?
- - Duration: 0:20 at 30 fps.
- - Filmed ca. June or July 1897, in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
- - 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, 1997, p. 314-15; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Maguire & Baucus. Fall catalogue, 1897, p. 9 [MI].
- 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
- 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Box 7078 (viewing print)
- LC 881 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (james Henry)
SubjectsActualities (motion Pictures)
Central Railroad of New Jersey
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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694280/. (Accessed October 23, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Heise, W., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694280/.
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Heise, William, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Philadelphia Express, Jersey Central Railway. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694280/>.