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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 05-267

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, 1981, 1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: 1981, 1995
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 05-267
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of camera rolls used in the production of "John Bull: The World's Oldest Operable Locomotive" (5:11). This 1981 film documents the John Bull, the world's oldest operable locomotive, running down the rails under its own steam on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. It accompanies the National Museum of American History exhibition, "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860."

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of camera rolls used in the production of "John Bull: The World's Oldest Operable Locomotive" (5:11). This 1981 film documents the John Bull, the world's oldest operable locomotive, running down the rails under its own steam on the occasion of its 150th anniversary. It accompanies the National Museum of American History exhibition, "Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860."

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-267, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

John Bull: The World's Oldest Operable Locomotive

Roll P - CR 16, 17, 18, 9/15/1981, Not in Sync, 16 mm

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Roll Q - CR 4, 5, 6, First Runs at Ash Plant, Not in Sync, 16 mm

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Roll R - CR 10, 11, 12, 16 mm

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Roll S - CR 13, 14, 15, 16 mm

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Roll W - CR 3, 4, Virginia Test Run, Not in Sync, 16 mm

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Roll X - CR 8, Not in Sync, 16 mm

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Roll Z-2 - Hydrotest in Museum, MOS, 16 mm

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Protection Master, 5:11, 11/30/1995, Betacam SP

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