• Short Summary

    Suspended track moves buckets of coal overhead to large pile

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Mount Vernon Over-Head Railway

    USA: Illinois: Mount Vernon:
    EXT

    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.

    (7ft)


    GV. Ext. colliery. Pan down to truck moving along railway.

    (14ft)


    SV. Man loading truck filled with coal into railway platform.

    (22ft)


    SV. Platform moving along overhead railway.

    (26ft)


    LV. ditto

    (36ft)


    Angle shot ditto

    (59ft)


    LV. ditto

    (65ft)


    LV. Platform travelling along overhead railway. Truck turns upside down emptying contents on to enormous pile. Pan down pile of coal.

    (79ft)


    LV. Platform returning along railway.

    (101ft)


    GV. ditto

    (109ft)


    GV. Platform comes to rest at end of railway. Man removes truck.

    (118ft)


    United States of America, Industries, Trades and Crafts

    tail, railcar, industry,
    Background: Suspended track moves buckets of coal overhead to large pile

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6SWLRQ45CUWXW1A8L3PS4M8Q5
    Media URN:
    VLVA6SWLRQ45CUWXW1A8L3PS4M8Q5
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1916
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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