Coal porters in Paris race each other in a sprint race carrying bags of coal.
Full title reads: "France. 'Coal ... O! Parisian Coal Porters, each carrying a hundred weight of coal - contest in 2-mile uphill course for 'Coalies Championship'."
Travel shots of men competing in coal porters championship. Each man is running with a large bag of coal on his back. A crowd is watch from either side of the road. Various shots on the course and as they approach the finish. The crowd moves in around the winners. The winner (No 1) is raised shoulder high.