Film, Video Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly

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Title
Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly
Summary
"The second Empire State Express, behind a 4-4-2 Atlantic locomotive, demonstrates how to take water on the fly by scooping it out of a pan set between the railroad tracks"--George Kleine Collection...catalog, p. 35.
Contributor Names
Porter, Edwin S., camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1905.
Subject Headings
-  Buffalo Limited (Express train)
-  Empire State Express (Express train)
-  Express trains--New York (State)
-  Atlantic Type (Steam locomotives)
-  Railroads--Water-supply
Genre
Actualities (Motion pictures)
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  H62109 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 17Jun05; H62109.
-  Photographer, Edwin S. Porter.
-  Titles have been added to copy two viewing print and dupe neg pic in the Paper Print Collection.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1100) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Photographed on May 30, 1905, in Schenectady, N.Y., from a single camera position.
-  Included in the compilation film Railroading in the East, 1897-1906, produced by Blackhawk Films in 1959.
-  Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 89-90; George Kleine Collection...catalog, p. 35; Edison films catalog, n. 288, July 1906, p. 11; New York times, June 15, 1902, p. 2, "Fast trains to the west", viewed December 15, 2014, via ProQuest historical newspapers database.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  The George Kleine Collection of early motion pictures in the Library of Congress : a catalog / prepared by Rita Horwitz and Harriet Harrison with the assistance of Wendy White. Library of Congress, 1980.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
viewing print (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic (copy 2) 1 film reel of 1 (35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
master pos pic 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 35 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
non-viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (27 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
paper pos 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
paper pos (copy 2) 1 roll of 1 (ca. 75 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FLA 2007 (viewing print)
FLA 4114 (viewing print, copy 2)
FRA 4405 (dupe neg pic)
FRA 1290 (dupe neg pic, copy 2)
FRB 0503 (master pos pic)
FRA 3835 (non-viewing print)
Box 0041D (paper pos)
Box 5088B (paper pos, copy 2)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.01875851
Library of Congress Control Number
mp73013300
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
Description
"The second Empire State Express, behind a 4-4-2 Atlantic locomotive, demonstrates how to take water on the fly by scooping it out of a pan set between the railroad tracks"--George Kleine Collection...catalog, p. 35.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/mp73013300
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Chicago citation style:

Porter, Edwin S., Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, Kleine, Paper Print Collection, and Niver. Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1905. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mp73013300/.

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Porter, E. S., Thomas A. Edison, I., Kleine, Paper Print Collection & Niver. (1905) Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mp73013300/.

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Porter, Edwin S., Camera, et al. Empire State Express, the second, taking water on the fly. United States: Thomas A. Edison, Inc, 1905. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp73013300/>.

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