Video Details      

Loading mail car, U.S.P.O.

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 with a sign "U.S. Mail" on the side proceeds away from the camera toward the mail car. The vehicle stops, the driver gets out, and, as the film ends, he is seen unloading the cart and putting mail bags in the train.                                              

Video Information
Year: 1903
Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railway mail service--Cars; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:58
Color: No
Sound: No
Amount of Motion: Medium
Language: English
Sponsor: Thomas Edison
Contributing Organization: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
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Digitizing Organization: Library of Congress

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