The Black Diamond Express

(Edison Manufacturing Company, 1896)

A short 1896 actuality depicting the Black Diamond Express as it approaches and speeds passed the camera.

 

Directed by James H. White

 

 

Information

Image quality:

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Definition:

720p HD

Length:

1 minute

 

Additional content

  • Accompanied by train sound effects as was customary for locomotive actualities of this era.

 

Availability

This video is not available for individual purchase. It can only be had as part of the following video collections or DVDs:

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    Video collection
    The Juggernaut Collection (Video collection)
    This collection featurs two reconstruction of Vitagraph's thrilling railroad drama The Juggernaut, three alternate endings, and related bonus shorts.
    • The Juggernaut (Vitagraph, 1915)
    • The Juggernaut (Alternate Cut) (Vitagraph, 1915)
    • The Juggernaut Alternate Endings (Vitagraph, 1915)
    • The Firing of the Patchwork Quilt (Vitagraph, 1911)
    • A Railroad Smashup (Edison, 1904)
    • The Black Diamond Express (Edison, 1896)
    • Southern Pacific Overland Mail (Edison, 1897)
    • Empire State Express (Biograph, 1901)
  • More info
    Video collection
    Locomotive Actualities Collection (Video collection)
    A collection of early locomotive actualities
    • The Black Diamond Express (Edison, 1896)
    • Southern Pacific Overland Mail (Edison, 1897)
    • Empire State Express (Biograph, 1901)
    • A Railroad Smashup (Edison, 1904)