Rare film from Paris Exposition in 1900 depicts a moving sidewalk!

The Paris Exposition was a world’s fair held in Paris, France from April 15 to November 12, 1900.

Thomas Edison Attended

Paris celebrated achievements of the past century and of course, Thomas Edison attended. He had only recently invented the mobile motion picture camera and these films were made by his company.

The fair displayed many machines, inventions, and architecture, including the Eiffel Tower, Ferris wheel, talking films, diesel engines and escalators as well as the mobile sidewalk.

Pictures of the moving sidewalk

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Moving Boardwalk

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And here what the same area looks like today

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Inspired by real people and actual events; Ribbon of Love is a beautiful romantic story of colonial America woven within the framework of history

RIBBON OF LOVE: 2nd edition – A Novel of Colonial America (Tapestry of Love Book 1) –Inspired by real people and actual events; Ribbon of Love is a beautiful romantic story of colonial America woven within the framework of history

RIBBON OF LOVE: 2nd edition – A Novel of Colonial America (Tapestry of Love Book 1): Book 1 in Tapestry of Love Series (Kindle Edition)


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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She cohost the Podcast: Alabama Grist Mill and developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me

All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.

She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2)
is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series)
Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .

For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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