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1) 1233.0001_BSP
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2) 1233.0001_DVD
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3) 1233.0001_F8
8 mm film; [200 ft.]; Silent; b&w
[O.R. Cummings--home movies] Reel 1
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1233.0001
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Reel has fairly heavy scratching throughout. // Along with reel 2, contains trolley footage of Androscoggin & Kennebec Railway, Portland Railroad Company, and Biddeford & Saco Railroad. // Documents an excursion made by the Portland Division of the Electric Railroaders' Association and features extensive footage of electric trolleys/streetcars moving on city streets and through rural areas. Features intertitles with maps highlighting specific routes of the trolleys. Scenes from each route follow the intertitles. Opening title reads: 'The fans leave Portland via the Canadian National Railway.' Group of people stand waving in front of locomotive. First map shows Mechanic Falls to Lewiston route through Hackett Mills, Minot, and Auburn. Scene with trolley leaving Mechanic Falls. Shot of trolley coming over Hackett's Mills bridge and moving on rails beside a street. Footage of trolley in Minot. Interior of trolley car entering into Auburn. Passengers get off trolley at Huelett Square in Lewiston. Map illustrating Lewiston to Lake Grove route through Auburn and Perryville. Footage of the 'figure 8 route in Auburn.' Map illustrating Lewiston to Sabbatus route through Tarr's Corner. Man, possibly conducter, waving trolley by on track at Tarr's Corner while another trolley waits on other tracks. View from trolley on Main Street in Sabbattus. Shots from trolley with Maine Central Railroad tracks running alongside. Map illustrating Lewiston to Lisbon Falls route through Lisbon Center and Frost Park. Shot of trolley leaving Huelett Square in Lewiston. Trolley riding on elevated bridge over Maine Central Railroad tracks. Footage of tracks in Lisbon Falls, Frost Park, and Lisbon taken from moving trolley.
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Amateur films
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