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Coaches Arriving at Mammoth Hot Springs

SUMMARY From Edison films catalog: The scene is the broad piazza of the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, and shows the arrival of tourists. Up dashes a spanking team of six, seemingly as fresh and spirited as when they started. Friends who are waiting on the piazza rush to greet the new arrivals and help them alight. 50 feet. 7.50. Advertised as part of the "Alaska and Yellowstone National Park Series" in the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to their officials who afforded us every opportunity in their power to obtain these splendid views. Many of the scenes are incident to the excitement prevailing at the time of the Klondike gold rush. They show the resources of this company for handling large numbers of people, baggage, freight and excursion parties, and give to prospective tourists and merchants an idea of the facilities with which this road handles traffic of all kinds (p. 9). OTHER TITLES Title in Edison films catalog: Arrival of Yellowstone Park coaching party CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., c1899. NOTES Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 4Jan1899; 2468. Filmed ca. July 19-25, 1897, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. SUBJECTS Tourism--Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone National Park. Carriages and carts--Wyoming. Horse-drawn vehicles--Wyoming. Hotels--Wyoming. Christians--Travel--Wyoming. Actuality RELATED NAMES White, James H. (James Henry), production. Blechynden, Frederick, camera. Thomas A. Edison, Inc. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID edmp.0239
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