Edgar Pearson Collection
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Collection Identifier(s)
[Bangor & Aroostook Railroad inspection] , 1243
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Primary Format and Extent
film (300 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16mm.
Collection Date Range
circa 1928
Summary
Collection contains a factual work, Bangor & Aroostook Railroad Inspection trip, with William K. Hallett, General Manager, and others on an inspection trip in Maine. Scenes include trackside gatherings of businessmen, train stations, and surrounding countryside, including a large dam. One shot shows a man in a field using a movie camera. Also contains footage of railroad President Percy R. Todd and his wife arriving in Florida in a Bangor and Aroostook Railroad car followed by sight-seeing in several Florida cities.
Biographical/Historical Notes
William K. Hallett (1873-1943), the grandfather of the donor, was a prominent Bangor businessman. The Collection file contains a photocopies of Hallett biographical information.
People and Organizations
William K. Hallett, Percy R. Todd
Genre(s)
Promotional
Subject(s)
Dams, Railroads, Travel
Place(s)
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Availability
The Collection is open for research.
Condition Governing Reproduction and Use
Authorization to reuse and/or reproduce must be obtained from Northeast Historic Film. See http://www.oldfilm.org/research for more information.
Encoded archival description
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