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Down the old Potomac

Author: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1917.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley from Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the locks in operation; a mile-long, hand-dug tunnel which was built in 1840; coal barges plying the canal; Maryland farming country; Harper's Ferry; and Great Falls.
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Travelogue
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 70693335
Notes: Copyright: no reg.
Duration: 3:54 (part 1), 4:00 (part 2), and 3:36 (part 3) at 16 fps.
According to the Kleine catalog, this film was originally intended for inclusion in the Conquest program, but was never released in that series.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1912-1939; George Kleine Collection catalog, 1980, p. 31.
Description: ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 276 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.

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Follows a week-long, 180-mile trip on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal through the Potomac Valley from Cumberland, Md., to Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the locks in operation; a mile-long, hand-dug tunnel which was built in 1840; coal barges plying the canal; Maryland farming country; Harper's Ferry; and Great Falls.

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