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Title
S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike /
Other Title
Steamship "Williamette" leaving for Klondike
Summary
Probably part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to their officials who afforded us every opportunity in their power to obtain these splendid views. Many of the scenes are incident to the excitement prevailing at the time of the Klondike gold rush. They show the resources of this company for handling large numbers of people, baggage, freight and excursion parties, and give to prospective tourists and merchants an idea of the facilities with which this road handles traffic of all kinds (p. 9).
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., 1897.
Subject Headings
-  Steamboats--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Gold mines and mining--Transportation
-  Gold miners--Transportation
-  Klondike River Valley (Yukon)--Gold discoveries
-  Docks--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Harbors--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Ships--Washington (State)--Seattle
-  Seattle (Wash.)
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Notes
-  60556 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60556.
-  Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps.
-  Filmed August 9, 1897, in Seattle, Washington.
-  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. 323; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 9 [MI].
Medium
ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
arch pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FPB 3020 (arch pos)
LC 1105 (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.1105
Library of Congress Control Number
00694296
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694296
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694296&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694296/. (Accessed August 26, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694296/.

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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694296/>.