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Bristol Virginia USA 1948 stock footage and images

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Workers place explosives to blast rock as rock crashes into valley in Bristol, Virginia.

World's largest blast in Bristol, Virginia. View of mountains. Workers place explosives at a rock. They cast lines for an explosion. People at blast site. A man in an operating room to blast the rock. Rock crashes into the valley near South Holston Dam. Rock explodes and smoke clouds rise. View of the blast site.

Date: 1948, July 19
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army Brigadier General Prichard talking to Boy Scouts in his office at the Pentagon building in Arlington County, Virginia.

Eagle rank Boy Scouts representing the 12 regions of the Boy Scouts of America visit the Pentagon building in Arlington County, Virginia, during Boy Scout Week 1949. The interiors of the office of U.S. Army Brigadier General Vernon E Prichard. Boy Scouts arrive in the office and meet Brigadier General Prichard. A wall map in the background. Brigadier General Prichard speaks to the boys. The Vice Chief of Staff General Joseph Lawton Collins, talking to the boys in his office. The 12 Boy Scout representatives are: Alan Fritts of Troop 11 in Mankato, Minnesota; Andrew L. Clement, senior patrol leader of Troop 2 in Raleigh, North Carolina; George Barron of Troop 17 in Franklin, Virginia; Daniel Abbott of Senior Outfit 16, in Newtonville, Massachusetts; James Roswurm of Troop 31 in Huron, Ohio; Charles S. Wilson of Troop 3, in Bristol Tennessee; H. Cumings Johnson of Senior Outfit 230 in Traverse City, Michigan; Joseph L. Cox of Troop 98 in Trenton, Missouri; Howard M. Williams of Explorer Post 345 in Houston, Texas; James C. Vincent of Sea Scout Ship 232 in Brookings, Oregon; James E. Gill of Air Scout Squadron 234 in Berkeley, California; L. Drury Cathers of Troop 22 in Gouverneur, New York.

Date: 1949, February 9
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Boy Scouts visit the Pentagon building and meet U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal during Boy Scout Week 1949.

Eagle Scouts from the 12 regions of the Boy Scouts of America visit the Pentagon building in Arlington Virginia during Boy Scout Week 1949 (celebrating the 39th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America). The group of Boy Scouts on the steps of the Pentagon building. The Boy Scouts look around at the building and surroundings. The scouts walk up the stairs and enter the Pentagon building. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal seated in his office. The Defense Secretary meets with the scouts and talks to them. He shakes hands with various Boy Scouts. The 12 scouts in the group are: Alan Fritts of Troop 11 in Mankato, Minnesota; Andrew L. Clement, senior patrol leader of Troop 2 in Raleigh, North Carolina; George Barron of Troop 17 in Franklin, Virginia; Daniel Abbott of Senior Outfit 16, in Newtonville, Massachusetts; James Roswurm of Troop 31 in Huron, Ohio; Charles S. Wilson of Troop 3, in Bristol Tennessee; H. Cumings Johnson of Senior Outfit 230 in Traverse City, Michigan; Joseph L. Cox of Troop 98 in Trenton, Missouri; Howard M. Williams of Explorer Post 345 in Houston, Texas; James C. Vincent of Sea Scout Ship 232 in Brookings, Oregon; James E. Gill of Air Scout Squadron 234 in Berkeley, California; L. Drury Cathers of Troop 22 in Gouverneur, New York.

Date: 1949, February 9
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The Bristol Bay Salmon Fisheries and the Red Salmon Canning Company cannery in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

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.

Date: 1929, May
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A steamship, a cod schooner, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Haida and raider Eitel Frederick in Bering Sea, Alaska.

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.

Date: 1929, May
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A tally scow, a flat scow and a fisheries patrol boat in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

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.

Date: 1929, May
Duration: 2 min 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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