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1) 0154.0001_F16
16mm film; 200 ft.; Silent; b&w
2) 0154.0001_VHS
VHS
3) 0154.0001_IN3/4
4) 0154.0001_DVD
DVD; Unknown
5) nhf-0154_0001 16fps HD-Uncompressed 10-bit.mov
0:02:50.94
St. Croix Bridge, Vanceboro
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0154.0001
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Single newsreel story about German saboteur's attempt to destroy international railroad bridge at Vanceboro, Maine. Pan and CU of men walking across bridge with peaveys. Site where 80 lbs of explosives was placed. CU of damage to bridge. 'Captain Vanhorne (?), the German officer who has been sentenced to jail for connection with the explosion on charges brought by Vanceboro citizens, (left) and Sheriff George W. Ross.' 'Hearst-Selig News Pictorial. Attempts to Destroy International Span at Vanceboro, Maine. Railway bridge across St. Croix River between U.S. and Canada is damaged by dynamite explosion. Concussion from blast shatters windows in buildings on both sides of river.' Edge marking, TOP: leased for use only on machines licensed by motion picture patents Co. NY. Edge Marking, BOTTOM: Property of Selig Polyscope Co. Chicago, Ill. First shot-shattered windows, pan of bridge, men with -? and timber. TITLE:'Where suitcase containing 80 pounds of explosives was placed'. Girder bent up, view of under bridge. Men face camera, tip hats. TITLE:'First train to cross bridge after explosion reaches Canadian side of river without incident.' LS train on bridge (fragment).
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