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  • Short Summary

    A speeding American steam train sets a record.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "North Western Flyer - Record run from Chicago".

    Chicago, Illinois, United States of America (USA).

    VS of large steam locomotive as it sets out on journey from station. Shots of the train speeding along, intercut with shots in the cab and of passengers in comfortable looking carriage.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2745.25
    Media URN:
    80849
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:47:00 / 01:30:25:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 38

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This clip features footage of the "400" passenger train, pulled in this example by CNW locomotive No. 2908.

    Currently dated 1930-39, this clip is likely to originate from 1935, the year that the "400" first went in to service.

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