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Walter Mitton

Dates active

1936-1955

Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League

Gender:

Male

Films:

Toll of Time, The

  • Date produced: 1948

Opeechee Stream Bridge, Searsport

  • Date produced: 1949

Nequasset Bridge

  • Date produced: 1957

Profession

Civil engineer

Biographical Notes

"Walter V. Mitton (1889-1961) was a civil engineer who filmed bridge building and public works projects in Maine including the Maine Turnpike. He was born in New Brunswick, Canada, and moved to Augusta, Maine, where he founded a construction company, Walter V. Mitton, Inc. He was president of the Associated General Contractors of Maine. Mitton was a member of the Amateur Cinema League (editing ACL titles on several of his films) and of the Androscoggin Camera Club." oldfilm.org

Bibliographic Resources

The films of Walter V. Mitton are part of the Everett Foster Collection, further information available at Northeast Historic Film