James Frank Highsaw Film Collection

Film/Collection name :

James Frank Highsaw Film Collection

Physical Description :

1 reel

Content Description :

Reel No. 1: Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago 1934. Footage filmed from rear of moving train possibly while en route to Chicago. Scenes of unidentified cities, train stations and people. Footage of C & G Rail yard in Columbus, Mississippi. Scenes of freight and passenger trains. Footage of various buildings in the yard. Footage of employees in rail yard working, talking and walking to train depot. More footage of trains in rail yard. Footage of a company barbecue. Footage of memorial to Adam Stovall with train depot in background. More footage filmed from rear of moving train. Scenes of train trestles and landscapes. Footage of track repair machine working on track with workers around machine.

Film/Collection URL :

http://www.mdah.ms.gov/arrec/digital_archives/prvfilm/detail/1533

Archive name :

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Archive location state :

Mississippi

Archive location city :

Jackson

Archive URL main :

http://www.mdah.ms.gov/new/research/collections/

Archive URL catalog :

http://zed.mdah.state.ms.us/

Archive contact email :

avarch@mdah.ms.gov