Suspended track moves buckets of coal overhead to large pile
SLATE INFORMATION: Mount Vernon Over-Head Railway
USA: Illinois: Mount Vernon:
Mount Vernon, Illinois, USA
Video Roll Title: Mount Vernon Railway: 118ft Issue sheet title: MOUNT VERNON OVERHEAD RAILWAY
Title: The highest overhead colliery tip in the world.
GV. Ext. colliery. Pan down to truck moving along railway.
SV. Man loading truck filled with coal into railway platform.
SV. Platform moving along overhead railway.
Angle shot ditto
LV. Platform travelling along overhead railway. Truck turns upside down emptying contents on to enormous pile. Pan down pile of coal.
LV. Platform returning along railway.
GV. Platform comes to rest at end of railway. Man removes truck.
United States of America, Industries, Trades and Crafts
tail, railcar, industry,
Background: Suspended track moves buckets of coal overhead to large pile