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  • Short Summary

    Scenes in Baltimore celebrating the centenary of the railroads.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Centenary of Americans Railroad. Celebrated with parade of old-time engines to latest electric locomotive."

    Baltimore, United States of America (USA).

    M/S railway carriage - an old fashioned, simple, wooden railway carriage, drawn by a horse. M/S of a steam engine mounted on a rail truck. Passengers sit under a striped canopy at the back. L/S parade at a station. L/S of carriages like coaches, people in costumes, and a steam train, - looks like Stephenson's 'Rocket'. Another train has an open carriage, huge funnel and pistons turning huge wheels. This is followed by an electric locomotive looking like a huge metal log.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    700.30
    Media URN:
    33405
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:37:00 / 01:43:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1439

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