This 25-second film was shot on the streets of Seattle, WA, sometime between 6-9 August 1897, during the excitement of the miners heading off to the Klondike gold rush.

Filming Locations —

Seattle, King County: 1st Avenue.

first avenue seattle washington           first avenue seattle washington
I can't yet pinpoint exactly where this is on 1st Avenue, but it looks like it may have been near Yesler Way or Cherry Street.

First Avenue, Seattle, Washington (1897)
PRODUCER: James White
DIRECTOR: Thomas A. Edison

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