About A Ton of Coal

John Orentlicher

1988, 13:00 minutes, colour, English


About A Ton of Coal examines a club in Marengo, New York which constructs live steam trains and owns eighteen acres of railroad to run them on. "My interest in them was centered on their committment to a technology of the past and their consuming passion for its preservation." -J.O. The tape slowly reveals the character and skill required to transfer material into a passion.

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