• Short Summary

    Texas Towers, American radar station, is closing.

  • Description

    Massachusetts, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Airforce Abandons Texas Towers'.

    Various shots of the three domes on three stilts coming out of sea - this is Texas Towers radar station belonging to the USAF. Station is about to be abandoned. MS. Men working in radar control room. LS. Two jet planes fly over radar station. CU. Radar scanning screen with needle going around. Various shots of the USAF personnel in mess room, men eating and chatting. Aerial views of Texas Towers.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 10/01/1963.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2625.10
    Media URN:
    78272
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:19:00 / 01:38:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 3707 B

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