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  • Short Summary

    Underground freight system in New York - most of image unusable due to decomposition.

  • Description

    Story about an underground freight system in New York, United States of America.

    Top shot of traffic passing under the camera. Very dark shot of men working in an underground warehouse. Decomposition starts here. M/S of man in tunnel watching freight pass by.

    Note: Most of the picture on this story is unusable due to nitrate decomposition.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 620.

    Safety print only.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    896.11
    Media URN:
    15220
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:22:00 / 01:30:16:00
    Canister:
    EP 144

Comments (1)

  1. KniloC says

    I believe this is the Chicago freight tunnels. Not New York as stated. check out this link for more info..
    http://blog.chicagodetours.com/2012/05/chicago’s-freight-tunnels-the-forgotten-underground/

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