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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
 
A rube couple at a county fair (1904)
From Edison films catalog: Scene I--Driving into the Grounds. Scene II--Machinery department. Scene III--Getting weighed. Scene IV--On the Pike. Scene V--Looking at the big pumpkins. Scene VI--Cattle parade. Scene VII--Trotting...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Agricultural exhibitions--United States--Drama; Fairs--United States--Drama; Rural population--United States--Drama; Farmers--United States--Drama; Amusements--United States--Drama; Cattle--Connecticut; Horses--Connecticut; Horsemen and horsewomen--Connecticut; Agricultural machinery; ComedyActuality;
Duration: 00:03:57
Popularity (downloads): 629
 
Herding horses across a river (1904)
Approximately forty horses can be seen in the distance across a river. They are being driven into the water by men on horseback. The horses approach the camera position as...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Herding; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:06
Popularity (downloads): 488
 
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Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 242
 
Cutting and canaling ice (1902)
The camera shows what appears to be a frozen-over lake on which men are driving teams of horses pulling a device similar to a plow. The second camera position shows...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Ice industry; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:42
Popularity (downloads): 463
 
Buffalo Fire Department in action (1897)
From F.Z. Maguire & Co. catalogue: Another of those stirring fire scenes which have proved so popular. There are ten pieces of apparatus in the picture. Every piece fully manned...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Buffalo (N.Y.)--Fire Dept; Fire fighters--New York (State)--Buffalo; Fire engines--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horses--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (NY) Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 1286
 
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
 
Buffalo stockyards (1897)
From Edison films catalog: A long line of horses, mules and ponies are led, driven and ridden into the yards, where they are sold and distributed. 50 feet. 7.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Stockyards--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horses--New York (State)--Buffalo; Horse industry--New York (State)--Buffalo; Ponies--New York (State)--Buffalo; Mules--New York (State)--Buffalo; Livestock--New York (State)--Buffalo--Marketing; Buffalo (NY)Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 670
 
Procession of floats (1898)
From Edison films catalog: Taken at San Francisco, Cal., at the Golden Jubilee. In the foreground are seen crowds of people, all being very close to the camera. The first...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Parades--California--San Francisco; Parade floats--California--San Francisco; California--Gold discoveries--Anniversaries; etc; Horses--California--San Francisco; Children--California--San Francisco; Mules--California--San Francisco; Fire fighters--California--San Francisco; San Francisco (Calif. ); Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:32
Popularity (downloads): 819
 
Coach at rural post office, U.S.P.O. (1903)
This section of the postal film is concerned with a stagecoach pulled by four horses arriving and delivering a pouch of mail to a rural post office for rerouting. Also...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mail receiving and forwarding services; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:03
Popularity (downloads): 395
 

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