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The Canadian Army returns back after military exercise Operation Muskox in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Operation Muskox in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Canadian Army men and vehicles during Operation Muskox, the largest military exercise in the Canadian Arctic. Men and military snow mobiles on a snow covered area. A man wearing winter gear on a snowmobile. A dog in the driving, wind-blown snow. The 4 and 1/2 ton snowmobiles are covered with snow. Tents in the background. A man inside a snow mobile which serves for transportation and as a home, a office and a headquarters. The man reading a newspaper and drinking from a cup. A man having a haircut. The snow mobiles moving in the snow. One of them pulling a trailer. The vehicles and the men move along a road during their return journey after traveling 3200 miles in the expedition. Two men standing beside a vehicle enjoying a bottled drink, possibly beer. Army men atop the vehicles are greeted by a large crowd in Edmonton. View of downtown Edmonton street. The Operation Muskox treaded snowmobiles moving along the city street. People gathered on the sides of a road. John C. Bowen, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, shaking hands with Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Douglas Baird, who led the Canadian Army in the Cold War expedition. Other officers standing behind them.

Date: 1946, May 9
Duration: 1 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
King George and Queen Elizabeth visit disabled soldiers during their tour of the University Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

King George and Queen Elizabeth visit disabled soldiers in Edmonton, Alberta. The King and the Queen receive a royal welcome from ex-servicemen as they stop during their tour at the University Hospital. The Queen speaks to the soldiers. A soldier holds a United Kingdom flag in his hand.

Date: 1939, June 5
Duration: 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The USAAC Alaska Flight of 1934, progresses through Edmonton and Prince George, Canada

Animated map shows propsed course of the U.S. Army Air Corps (USAAC) Alaskan flight, originating in Washington, DC, United States, and heading northwest, across North America, to Alaska. It shows progress to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Next, Canadians are seen waving skywards, and scene shifts to aerial views of the expedition's Martin YB-10 aircraft flying in formation. On the ground at Edmonton, a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman (RCMP) sits on horseback and talks with one of the fliers. A large crowd of visiters surround YB-10 aircraft parked on display, at an airfield. Several RCMP on horseback patrol the area. The animated map tracks the Alaskan Flight to Prince George, Canada. YB-10s are seen again, flying in formation. View out window of one showing snow-covered mountains.

Date: 1934
Duration: 1 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army Air Corps airplanes and crews preparing for Alaskan Flight in 1934

Slate lists planned flight legs of U.S. Army Air Corps aircraft as: Washington DC to Edmonton, Alberta; Fairbanks Alaska to Seattle Washington; and Washington DC to San Diego California. Another slate explains that under command of Lieutenant Colonel H.H. Arnold,ten B-12 bombers demonstrate their capabilities in an 18,000 mile flight. Lt. Col Henry H. Arnold, U.S. Army Air Corps, stands in front of a large map on which planned flights are charted. Sign behind him identifies "Engineering Office," at Patterson Field. Arnold uses pointer to show the routings to another officer who has joined him. The next sequence shows Arnold describing the flight plans to more participants, using more charts. Camera pans across ten assembled Army personnel. Lt. Col. Arnold poses with 15 aviators in front of a YB-12 bomber (displaying air intake on port side of engine). Camera pans over eighteen mechanics and ground crewmen posed in front of the bomber. Symbol of eagle superimposed over map of alaska, is painted on side of forward fuselage. Arnold discussing the mission with Army officers and civilian officials, as they walk past a YB-10 (with air intakes atop the cowlings). Camera pans across Patterson field ramp, where officials, automobiles, YB-10 aircraft, and local civilian workers, including several women, are seen. Crew chief seen refueling a YB-10 with long hose from an underground fuel tank installed at edge of the ramp.

Date: 1934
Duration: 2 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Rodeo riders ride horses and bulls at Calgary stampede in Alberta, Canada.

Calgary stampede in Alberta, Canada. 30,000 fans cheer aloud as rodeo riders from various countries ride bucking horse and bulls. Riders fall while riding. A rider falls down from a bull's back and the bull hits him..

Date: 1960, July 18
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Sheep dogs assist in round up of sheep at a ranch in Alberta, Canada.

'Canadian sheep ranchers hold summer round up'. A flock of sheep graze at a ranch in Alberta, Canada. Sheep dogs assist to round up sheep. Sheep eat dinner.

Date: 1943
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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