Dec 20 2013

Film of the Week: “Vanderbilts Visit Detroit”

Very few films of William K. Vanderbilt Jr. are known to exist. However, an Internet search tonight discovered this 49-second clip of Willie K., his brother Harold Vanderbilt and two New York Central officials on a visit to Detroit.


Howard Kroplick

George Ingells (sic), general manager of the New York Central lines, (left) and William K.Vanderbilt Jr. (right)

P.E. Crowley , president of the New York Central  lines,(left) and Harold Vanderbilt (right). Can anyone estimate the date of the film based on the autos in the background?

Gallery of William K. Vanderbilt Jr. Films and Videos


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