Views of 5th Avenue by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and of elevated trains in New York City
New York City USA Date:1916 Duration:1 min 18 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Traffic along 5th avenue, passing in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City. Seen are several horse-drawn carriages and wagons, automobiles, and a double-decker bus. Pedestrians walking on the sidewalk, and a large American flag flying in front of the Museum. Scene shifts to sequence shot from front car POV of an elevated train, in the New York rapid transit system, passing between buildings, and passing below higher elevated train tracks. POV view changes to the rear car of the train showing retreating scenes, behind the moving train.Two trains, going in the opposite direction, pass on either side of the photo train. One of those stops at a station. A third train,follows closely behind an earlier one.
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