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 POTATO HARVEST

Potato Harvest (1948)

Tractors aid the potato harvest in America.

TANK FACTORY

Tank Factory (1943)

Tanks being built and test driven.

BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

Bridge Construction (1938)

Material about the building of a bridge.

LARGE SEAPLANE TAKES OFF

Large Seaplane Takes Off (1938)

Large seaplane taking off from lake.

THE AMERICAN CONSUMER

The American Consumer (1948)

Item showing cars being produced in American plant.

SKYSCRAPERS

Skyscrapers (1970-1975)

Footage of large building in American city.

US SUPER LINER NEARS COMPLETION aka US SUPER LINER TAKES SHAPE

Us Super Liner Nears Completion AKA Us Super Liner Takes Shape (1938)

A huge American aeroplane...

SUGAR MOUNTAIN A MILE LONG

Sugar Mountain A Mile Long (1937)

Mountains of sugar beet being moved onto trucks and taken to...

THE DESERT SHALL REJOICE AND BLOSSOM AS THE ROSE

The Desert Shall Rejoice And Blossom As The Rose (1928)

Construction work on a huge dam in the...

THE DESERT SHALL REJOICE AND BLOSSOM AS THE ROSE

The Desert Shall Rejoice And Blossom As The Rose (1928)

Duplicate of story showing construction...

SO NEAR YET SO FAR

So Near Yet So Far (1923)

Shots of a bootleggers' schooner wrecked 100 yards from shore, 3000 cases of...

SAVING A SUBMARINE

Saving A Submarine (1922)

Salvaging a sunken submarine.

 FACTORY WORKERS

Factory Workers (1930-1939)

Good shots of factory workers arriving at the start of a shift.

AMERICAN GOODS TRAIN - GEORGIA

American Goods Train - Georgia (1970)

Various shots of American goods train in various locations in...

AMERICAN OIL WELLS

American Oil Wells (1970-1979)

Large drills digging for oil in America.

SIGNING OF SOMETHING IN FACTORY aka NO STRIKE AGREEMENT IN US AIRCRAFT FACTORY...

Signing Of Something In Factory AKA No Strike Agreement In Us Aircraft Factory... (1941)

Workers...

WHEN THEY HAVE A FIRE ... IT IS A FIRE!!

When They Have A Fire ... It Is A Fire!! (1932)

Incredible fire in American timber yard - so...

HOW IS IT ALL GOING TO END?

How Is It All Going To End? (1933)

US farmers revolt against mortgage companies to save their farms...

QUICK WORK!

Quick Work! (1930)

American soldiers build a pontoon bridge across the Chatahoochee River in 46 minutes.

LAUNCHED SIDEWAYS

Launched Sideways (1930)

A large ferry to carry trains is launched.

BROADCASTING'S NEW

Broadcasting's New "Wonder" Home (1933)

NBC Radio studios open up in New York.

"Poison Gas" - As A Help (1923)

Cotton crop is sprayed by a crop plane.

TAKEN FOR A RIDE

Taken For A Ride (1931)

A journey over the George Washington Bridge in New York.

BLOWING DOWN TO BUILD UP

Blowing Down To Build Up (1922)

Footage of derelict buildings being dynamited, New York, United States...

FISHERMAN'S PARADISE

Fisherman's Paradise (1922)

Hundreds of fishermen and woman on the banks of the Sandy River, United...

A LADY STEEPLEJACK aka WOMAN STEEPLEJACK

A Lady Steeplejack AKA Woman Steeplejack (1919)

A Lady steeplejack seen working on the maintenance...

DESTROYER LAUNCHED

Destroyer Launched (1919)

The launch of an American destroyer nearly proves disastrous.

AMERICA'S WAY WITH BOLSHIES aka COMMUNISTS ARRESTED

America's Way With Bolshies AKA Communists Arrested (1919)

American steel strikers imprisoned...

GOOSE FARM

Goose Farm (1930)

Short shot of a large number of geese at a goose farm in United States.

FIRST ALL METAL AIRSHIP

First All Metal Airship (1929)

The first all metal airship takes to the sky in Detroit in the United...

PETROL STATIONS IN THE SKY ?

Petrol Stations In The Sky ? (1929)

Good footage of aeroplane being refuelled in mid-flight in the...

THE LINK OF TWO NATIONS

The Link Of Two Nations (1929)

The Ambassador Bridge to link America and Canada nears completion. ...

NEW MECHANICAL TUTOR aka NOVEL MECHANICAL TUTOR

New Mechanical Tutor AKA Novel Mechanical Tutor (1929)

A pilot demonstrates aeroplane tutor in...

NEW DEVICE SPEEDS AIR PILOT TRAINING

New Device Speeds Air Pilot Training (1929)

An aeroplane training device on display in Ohio in the...

MOTORBOAT SHOW IN NEW YORK aka MOTORBOAT SHOW IN NY

Motorboat Show In New York AKA Motorboat Show In Ny (1939)

Item showing off many of the products...

LA FIN DU REGIME SEC aka END OF PROHIBITION IN USA

La Fin Du Regime Sec AKA End Of Prohibition In USA (1933)

Films covering the end of Prohibition in...

ASSEMBLY LINE FORD

Assembly Line Ford (1928)

Ford Motor Car production line in the United States of America.

THRONG WALL STREET AS STOCK MARKET CRASHES

Throng Wall Street As Stock Market Crashes (1929)

Crowds gather in the streets of New York as fears...

AMERICAN B24 BOMBERS aka B29 BOMBERS

American B24 Bombers AKA B29 Bombers (1942)

Shots of wings of a B29 bomber being built in factory.

TEXAS OIL FIRE

Texas Oil Fire (1947)

A terrible fire rages in oil storage drums in Texas City, USA.

IRON MONGERS

Iron Mongers (1948)

Women in a hardware shop in California trying on hats made of pots and pans.

NEW YORK SHUTS DOWN

New York Shuts Down (1946)

A strike means New York has to turn out the lights on Broadway.

COTTON PICKING COMPETITION

Cotton Picking Competition (1946)

Annual cotton picking contest in Arkansas, USA.

BEER FLOWS LIKE WATER BUT ONLY DOWN DRAIN

Beer Flows Like Water But Only Down Drain

Federal agents empty out barrels of beer during...

ROAD MAKING IN AMERICA - NRA PROGRAMME

Road Making In America - Nra Programme

New Deal workers build roads in America.

SEIZED YACHT YIELDS $250,000 PRE-WAR LIQUOR

Seized Yacht Yields $250,000 Pre-War Liquor

Customs officers seize contraband whisky.

SEIZING THE SOURCE OF SUPPLY aka ILLEGAL SPIRITS AND BEER

Seizing The Source Of Supply AKA Illegal Spirits And Beer

Prohibition era customs...

SYNTHETIC RUBBER FACTORY

Synthetic Rubber Factory (1942)

Good shots of the manufacture of synthetic rubber.

WASHINGTON

Washington (1935)

People pay a visit to a large dam and take a boat trip on the lake.

LATEST STREAMLINED TRAIN

Latest Streamlined Train (1934)

Good shots of streamlined railway engine speeding across America.