Quote Originally Posted by JBrunner View Post
There is also the 1/125 Galli shutter, or similar that could have been used with appropriate light and plate. Photographers are an improvisational lot.
I found Jim's "shutter" innovation searching for something last year, and it is indeed quite possible to get higher shutter speeds than I can manage with a Packard. And it's actually pretty repeatable after you do it a few times.

(Unless you drop the darkslides!)