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S.S. "Williamette" leaving for Klondike

Author: James H White; Frederick Blechynden; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Actualities (Motion pictures)
Actuality
Material Type: Film, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James H White; Frederick Blechynden; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 70907720
Notes: Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60556.
Duration: 0:26 at 30 fps.
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].
Event notes: Filmed August 9, 1897, in Seattle, Washington.
Description: 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.
Other Titles: Steamship "Williamette" leaving for Klondike
Responsibility: Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, James White.

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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).

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