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1948 circa: Trip to Stillman Valley, Illinois - Bike Club Trip by Train to Beloit, Wisconsin

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Film Identifier: F.2008-03-0003
Run Time
0h 10m 0s
Format
8mm
Color
color and B&W
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
1948
Abstract
A home movie that begins with a color footage of a trip to Stillman Valley, Illinois and the town's Stillman's Run Memorial. This is followed by black and white footage of a League of American Wheelmen's (now known as the League of American Bicyclists) cycle train excursion from Chicago to Beloit, Wisconsin. These scenes include shots of railroad workers as well as club participants loading their bicycles onto a train and exploring downtown Beloit on bicycle.
Related Places
Stillman Valley (production location of)
Beloit (production location of)