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NFB Archives
Canadian News Stories
New oil electric locomotive hauls first load (00/00/1929): MS PAN of Canadian National train. MCS of CS Brook, inventor of new engine. Good TRAVELLING SHOT of railway tracks from front of train. TRAVELLING SHOT of contryside, TRAVELLING SHOT of parallel railway track, train wheels visible in left frame, LACS of train coming in opposite direction. Shots intercut with CS of train engineer at controls of train. TRAVELLING SHOT of crowd along track in station, LACS of train coming towards and past camera in station. MCS of Mayor McBride of Toronto welcoming Mayor Camilien Houde of Montreal.
National Film Board
16mm fine grain b&w; 35mm fine grain b&w
Video HI 8; Reel 16 mm
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