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Reel Number: 221265-02
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1935
TC Begins: 15:09:40
TC Ends: 15:21:57
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk George Washington’s Railroad Pt. 2 of 3 (R1) Chesapeake & Ohio Washington, DC, Capitol building. 15:09:58 Art Deco Cincinnati Railroad Station w/ bus & cars approaching. (Narration lists “firsts” for city) Interiors w/ people to ticket window, magazine & newsstand. Boarding air-conditioned George Washington train at platform. Engine steaming. View of furnace & fireman at controls, turning knobs of automated controls. Engineer greasing in preparation of starting w/ conductor. Checking watches. In engine cab window. (GOOD). 15:12:48 Loading food into bar car. View of refrigerator. #492 pulling out of station w/ bell ringing. Large car w/ swivel chairs. Black porter or conductor. Man working & looking out. Women putting on make up in lounge, one smoking. 15:14:14 Tavern Car w/ people being seated & waiters serving. Kitchen w/ chefs cooking. People eating on George Washington china; eating fruit cocktail, steak. CUs. Woman smoking at table. 15:16:20 Lounge car, people reading & talking. POV from rear car observation lounge along large river. Radio w/ animated notes coming out past bust of George Washington. Newsreel footage inserted to illustrate radio news. Falls of Grand National; wreck of Indianapolis type cars; Track meet; building collapsing. 15:17:33 POV from rear of train of double set of tracks. POV along river & thru small town, Augusta, Kentucky (GOOD). 15:18:06 South Ripley, Kentucky across Ohio River from Ohio w/ arrival of steam boat into frame at dock. Maysville, Kentucky & large suspension bridge. Historic buildings. Large warehouse for loose leaf tobacco. 15:19:28 Portsmouth, Ohio & POV along river. Louisville, Kentucky street scene w/ brief but GOOD street scene; train pulling out of station. Monument & plaque of Louisville. Pan over distilleries & other large buildings. Babe Ruth hitting home run with Louisville Slugger bat (not seen) & running to second base. 15:20:43 Hodgenville, KY & Lincoln’s birthplace inside granite monument. Frankfurt, KY church, Daniel Boone monument. Lexington, KY pan, race track & pastures. Man of War and others seen. Educational Film; Travel Film; Sponsored Film; Statistics; Propaganda; NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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