Mt Tamalpais Railway: 1898

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Three segments of a movie-making tour of the Mill Valley and Mount Tamalpais Scenic Railway, made by Thomas Edison (or his employees), apparently in the Spring of 1898. Originals are on paper in the Library of Congress


First Segment: about 54 seconds


Second Segment: about 40 seconds



Third Segment: about 2 minutes


If anyone can shed some light on exactly what we're looking at in each clip, it would sure be appreciated!







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