Commissioner Henry O' Malley's inspection trip to Alaska in 1929. The last of an old sailing fleet in Bristol Bay. Steamship at anchor off Johnson Hill, Bristol Bay waiting for salmon pack. Old raider Eitel Frederick is turned into a cannery ship. A cod schooner in the Bering Sea. United States Coast Guard Cutter Haida in the Bering Sea.
Commissioner Henry O' Malley's inspection trip to Alaska. The Bristol Bay Salmon Fisheries. Numerous ships and fishing boats sail in the water. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Haida among the boats. The Red Salmon Canning Company's new cannery in Bristol Bay. View of the cannery's dock. Cannery buildings and docks on the Bering Sea coast.
Commissioner Henry O' Malley's inspection trip to Alaska in 1929. A tally scow receives fish from a sailboat in Bristol Bay. A flat scow numbered 2 behind the tally scow. Men on the tally scow. A boat with two men moves away leaving a trail in the sea. Fisheries patrol boat No.7 in the Bering Sea. A man on the deck. A cannery and a dock. A man on the patrol boat with the U.S. flag. Cannery buildings along the sea coast.
Commissioner Henry O' Malley's inspection trip to Alaska in 1929. A steamer carrying Henry O' Malley's party enters Resurrection Bay. Snow covered mountains and rocks. The steamer in Resurrection Bay in Seward. Cliffs with snow covered mountains in the background. A boat at a distance in calm bay waters. View of several other boats.
Commissioner Henry O' Malley's inspection trip to Alaska in 1929. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Haida in the Bering Sea. Doctor Cramton on the deck of the cutter. He inspects life preservers with few other men. Dr. Cramton tries to interpret wigwagging being sent to Haida. Doctor Cramton with other men on a shore.
View of Midnight Sun from bow of the U.S. Army Air Corps Alaska Flight support ship, El Aquario, underway in Alaskan waters. Mountains are seen as she proceeds through Resurrection Bay, towards Seward, Alaska. Views of the harbor at Seward, where several ships are seen. The El Aquario, seen at the dock in seward. The camera pans the pier, which contains rails for cargo handling. Another ship is docked behind the El Aquario.
Slopes in background are covered in evergreen trees. Railroad station and warehouses are seen. View from atop a railroad train, shows rail lines, bridge, buildings, a ship in the harbor, and mountain in background. Captain George Goddard, supply officer for the expedition, stands with another officer and points to chalk writing on an Alaska Railroad caboose car reading: "Capt. Goddard return back on." He and the other officer are then seen on rear platform of that car on a railroad train. Goddard lights a cigarette. View from that caboose platform as the train pulls out of the Seward train station. View from atop the caboose showing the last six cars, containing expedition supplies, preceded by other cars making up a long train. Views of snowy landscapes beside the tracks as the train proceeds. Picture of the Fairbanks railroad station as the train arrives.