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Breaking,lifting and transfer of sandstone at Buckeye Sandstone Quarry in Amherst Ohio.

Buckeye Sandstone Quarry in Amherst Ohio. A worker seated on a cart run on tracks. Workers drill into the sandstone with a drilling machine. Workers hammer large nails into the sandstone to break a small block. The broken block is chained and hooked to be lifted with derricks. The blocks are loaded onto a tram and transferred to the mills. Long tramway in the mills with piles of sandstone lying around. Electric cranes are used to move the stones. Interiors of the saw mills shows driving mechanism.

Date: 1915
Duration: 5 min 17 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
John Coolidge studies for his exam and listens to a radio in his room at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge's son John Coolidge at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. John Coolidge seated on a chair and reads a book during his exams. He makes notes and studies. He operates a radio and listen to it. He trims grass in a garden. Buildings in the background. John along with his landlady Lindsay and other students.

Date: 1926
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bell Telephone advertisement chronicles costs for telephone calls reducing from 1915 to 1970.

Bell Telephone television advertisement depicts the cost of telephone calls over years from 1915 to 1970. Pictures of streets and houses in Boston. Portrait of Alexander Graham Bell. The cost of telephone from 20.70 dollars in 1915 reduced to 70 cents in 1970. Rapid paced montage of images (some still and some motion) from 1915 to 1970. Poster reads 'Japan at War'. Man and woman dance. Missile launched from launch pad. Aircraft parked on runway. The cost of telephone charges reduced over the years. Different types of telephones seen in 1970.

Date: 1970
Duration: 2 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr. Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson's contribution towards the New York-San Francisco telephone line in the U.S.

Telephone line construction between New York and San Francisco in the United States. A picture of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell talking into a telephone while opening the New York-Chicago telephone line on October 18, 1892. Several men standing beside Dr. Bell. A donkey with a saddle on it. A man loading the donkey with devices. The man leading the donkey which is carrying the devices to be fitted on a telephone post in a hilly area. Several men erecting telephone posts while laying lines joining New York and San Francisco to the Bell System in 1915. View of a bear climbing down a telephone post. A picture of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell attending the opening of the transcontinental telephone line in New York on January 25, 1915. Several AT&T executives sitting on both sides of Dr. Bell. Dr. Bell repeated the historic first sentence transmitted on March 10, 1876, "Mr. Watson, come here; I want you", on the telephone to Mr. Watson in San Francisco. A picture showing Thomas A. Watson, Dr. Bell's assistant in 1876, at the opening of the transcontinental telephone line. Mr. Watson replied to Dr. Bell, "It would take me a week this time, Dr. Bell".

Date: 1926
Duration: 2 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The AAA-sponsored 500 mile race at Twin City Motor Speedway, on Labor Day, September, 4, 1915.

AAA-sponsored 500 mile race at Twin City Motor Speedway in Minnesota, on Labor Day, 1915. Scenes of racing cars running and of groups of cars as they begin the race, with racing teams pushing their cars off. Race driver, Dario Resta, who had earned a pole position with a qualifying speed of 102.8 mph, is seen as he pulls off the track in his Mercedes, abandoning the race, after completing 110 miles, because the cap on back of his oil pump had come off, causing pump failure and oil loss. His racing crew surround the car. The next scene shows Resta posing beside his Mercedes, number 24. One of his team playfully pokes him in the ribs. Flagman steps into track and waves as officials in two passenger cars drive past.

Date: 1915, September 4
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Race car driver Dario Resta poses with his car and crew after dropping out of AAA-sponsored 500 mile race, Labor Day,1915

The new Twin City Motor Speedway. Dario Resta beside his Mercedes race car, number 24, posing with his racing team, after dropping out of the AAA-sponsored 500 mile race, at the 110 mile point, with a broken oil pump. (A cap from the back of the pump case had jolted off, causing a loss of oil.) Additional scenes from the race are seen. Start of the race. Cars racing on track.

Date: 1915, September 4
Duration: 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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