Film, Video Tourists going round Yellowstone Park Coaching party, Yellowstone Park

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Title
Tourists going round Yellowstone Park
Other Title
Coaching party, Yellowstone Park
Summary
From Edison films catalog: Rapidly one after the other coach after coach passes before the camera. First comes a big one, six horses, crowded top and inside with tourists. They wave hats and handkerchiefs as they pass. Then comes another; then follows four more, each drawn by a four-horse team, while ten or a dozen more are strung out far into the distance. This is the Christian Endeavor excursion touring through the Yellowstone Park under the able management of the Northern Pacific Railway Co. 50 feet. $7.50.
Advertised as part of the "Alaska and Yellowstone National Park Series" in 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., c1899.
Subject Headings
-  Tourism--Yellowstone National Park
-  Yellowstone National Park
-  Carriages and carts--Wyoming
-  Horse-drawn vehicles--Wyoming
-  Christians--Travel--Wyoming
Genre
Silent films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  2467 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Jan1899; 2467.
-  Duration: 0:18 at 30 fps.
-  MAVIS 1202784; Tourists going round Yellowstone Park.
-  Filmed ca. July 19-25, 1897, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 317-18; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 12 [MI].
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  viewing print; Received: source and date unknown; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  paper pos; Received: date unknown; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEB 9646 (viewing print)
LC 1259 (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.1259
Library of Congress Control Number
00694320
Online Format
image
video
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/00694320
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=00694320&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Tourists going round Yellowstone Park. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694320/. (Accessed December 03, 2016.)

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Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1899) Tourists going round Yellowstone Park. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694320/.

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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. Tourists going round Yellowstone Park. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1899. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694320/>.