The Columbia River in Bonneville, Oregon opens for navigation. People line the banks of the Columbia River as freighter SS Charles L. Wheeler, Jr. passes the sea locks at the Bonneville Dam.
Bad weather conditions send water rushing against the uncompleted structure of Bonneville Dam. A boat loaded with workmen skim in water. A dump truck is used. A crane in operation. Workmen climb up the uncompleted structure of the dam.
The college basketball team from City College of New York (CCNY) wins a basketball game in New York City against the University of Oregon. Teams of CCNY and Oregon playing the basketball game; various plays shown. Spectators watch the match and cheer for the players. The team from CCNY wins the game. Some ambient sound of the crowd cheering is heard.
A marriage ceremony celebrated on the brink of towering Bonneville Dam. A scenic view of the dam and water. Several guests gather to attend the wedding. They are all taken up on the dam. Marriage ceremony takes place. The bridegroom kisses the bride.
British racing ace George Eyston prior to the race as his car 'Thunderbolt' is painted black. The track prepared at Bonneville, Utah salt flats. Eyston in car and man writing inscriptions on inner part of car. Car goes on high speed and Eyston breaks his last speed record with a new one of 345 mph. Eyston wears racing goggles on head with fans.
Captain George Eyston's car does 347 miles per hour during a trial run in Bonneville, Utah. Spectators and mechanics' team with support staff under shades during the trial run. The car runs on the sandy beach and touches the figure of 347 miles per hour. The failure of electrical timing device makes the record unofficial.