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Loading mail car, U.S.P.O. (1903)
This film, part of series on the various activities of the Post Office, starts with a scene of a large railroad mail car on a siding. A horse-drawn, four-wheeled vehicle...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railway mail service--Cars; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 554
 
Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows a part of the enormous crowd and the start and finish of the free-for-all pacing race, in which the fastest harness horse in the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Harness racing--Connecticut--Hartford; Harness racehorses--Connecticut--Hartford; Horse racing--Connecticut--Hartford; Racetracks (Horse racing)--Connecticut--Hartford; Hartford (Conn.); Horses--Connecticut--Hartford; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 613
 
NASASciFiles - Concept Cars (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the future of transportation involving concept cars and how new vehicles will look like in the future.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Transportation; Concept Cars; Research; General Motors; Autonomy; Fuel Cell; Biwire; Technology; Battery; Energy; Recharchable; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Electricity; Heat; Gasoline; Processes; Consumer Research; Brainstorming; Engineering Design Process; Scientific Method; Problem-solving; Data; Physics; Gravity; Friction; Auto Industry; Transmission; Engine;
Duration: 00:04:01
Popularity (downloads): 1870
 
Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains, and loading it into boats (1902)
The film covers four operations involved in shipping ice: sawing the ice from frozen-over lakes, transferring it by means of speciality constructed freight cars to a dock some distance away,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Ice industry; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 531
 
NASASciFiles - History of Transportation (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Duration: 00:03:41
Popularity (downloads): 2217
 
Wagons loading mail, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The photographer placed his camera to encompass as much of the loading ramp of a mail delivery building as possible. As the film begins, several horse-drawn postal transportation vehicles are...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:52
Popularity (downloads): 487
 
Racing at Sheepshead Bay (1897)
From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 50 feet. 7.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--New York (State)--New York; Race horses--New York (State)--New York; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--New York; Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.); Jockeys--New York (State)--New York; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 744
 
Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 1) (1936)
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: Miami, Florida police practice shooting at stationary targets from moving cars; Southern youngsters learn safe driving habits while driving in kiddie...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels;Automobiles: Advertising;
Duration: 00:08:26
Popularity (downloads): 594
 
Horse parade at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)
There is a paved street in the foreground and on the curbing on the opposite side spectators have gathered to watch a parade. In the background are several large exposition...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo; N; Y; )Exhibitions--United States; Parades--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horses; Horse processions--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (N.Y.); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:02:26
Popularity (downloads): 542
 
Street mail car, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The first scene appears to have been taken on a main thoroughfare of large city. In the immediate foreground is a horse-drawn U.S. mail vehicle waiting at the side of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mail receiving and forwarding services; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:21
Popularity (downloads): 443
 

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