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Elizabeth New Jersey USA 1951 stock footage and images

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The wrecked parts of C-46 Commando scattered in Elizabeth River and men take out dead and injured in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

The Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando, a transport aircraft crashes in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The wrecked Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando aircraft. People stand near the wreckage. Men take out injured and dead passengers from the wrecked aircraft. The wrecked parts of aircraft scattered in Elizabeth River. People near the accident area. A damaged house. A fire brigade drives on a road. People on a street. The C-46 wrecked parts.

Date: 1951, December 18
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Trains operating at crossing of Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

View of the overhead crossing of the Pennsylvania and Jersey Central railroads at Elizabeth, New Jersey. The Philadelphia Express on the Jersey Central passes underneath at full speed, just before a train passes overhead on the Pennsylvania crossing. (Filmed by Edison Company, 1897)

Date: 1897, June
Duration: 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Devastation in Elizabeth, New Jersey residential neighborhood after American Airlines plane crash; also mid-air explosion of plane at British air show.

Major catastophe events of the year 1952. Views of destruction on the ground in Elizabeth, New Jersey, after American Airlines flight 6780, a Convair 240, crashed into a house at Williamson and South Streets on January 22, 1952. Burned wreckage and devastation seen at the crash site in Elizabeth following the crash and subsequent explosions damaging or destroying multipole houses in the 600 block of Williamson Street. In the first few seconds of the clip, the Battin High School for Girls is seen in the background. The school was adjacent to the crash but not hit. Narrator also describes the crash of an Army transport plane in California which killed 86 soldiers, but no images of that crash are shown. Next scenes shift to England, on September 6, 1952, as a de Havilland DH.110 jet aircraft, piloted by John Derry, explodes in midair after achieving Mach 1 and then beginning a left bank and climb at 450 knots during the 1952 Farnborough Airshow. Spectators at the British air show are seen on the ground in the area below the explosion and where debris rained down on the crowd causing deaths and injuries. Engines from the blown-up DH.110 plane (prototype, ID WG236) are seen hurtling through the sky toward Observation Hill immediately after the mid-air explosion. Scenes show crowd working to tend to the wounded and shocked families and children crying.

Date: 1952, January 23
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A disastrous train accident kills 85 in New Jersey, United States.

Major events of the year 1951. A disastrous train accident in New Jersey, United States claims 85 lives. Derailed train and wreckage on the ground after the accident. Dead body. Swollen rivers cause devastating floods in Kansas and Missouri killing 40 people and rendering many homeless. People wade through flood waters. Houses and cars submerged in water.

Date: 1951, December 24
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of Soviet military on parade in Red Square. U.S. Army placing gun batteries in residential areas of Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Opening scene shows animated map of northern part of the earth, centered on the North Pole. It depicts the shortened flitght paths between various parts of the Soviet Union, and the United States via polar routing. The Soviet Red flag flying on a flag pole. A large number of Soviet Tupolev Tu-2 bombers parked at an airfield. (They are equipped with four-bladed AV-9VF-21K variable pitch propellers.) Several Tu-2 aircraft in flight. Closeup of aircraft's twin tail showing dihedral angle between them, as viewed from tail of the aircraft. View of military parade in Red Square, Moscow. Numerous open army trucks, filled with Soviet troops, drive in formation. In a closeup, the Soviet State Museum building dominates the background. Closeup of Georgi Malenkov (who was named premier and first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, upon the death of Joseph Stalin, in March 1953). He reviews the parade from the Kremlin. Soviet Secret Police Chief, Lavrentiy Beria, stands beside him. Army motorcycle troops pass in formation. Lenin Mausoleum and Kremlin Walls in background. Closeup of Soviet military veterans in civilian clothes, with medals, watching the parade. More troops in open trucks. They pass large posters of Lenin and Stalin. Closeups of Soviet civilians including women and children. A group of Asian persons watching the parade. View from a high point overlooking Red Square showing lines of army trucks snaking around both sides of St. Basil's Cathedral, as they leave the square, past Lenin's Tomb. Closeup of Soviet soldiers saluting with rifles as they pass reviewing stand. Their truck is towing a field howitzer equipped with two tires on each axle. Closeups of several towed howitzers. Scene shifts to Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States, where army jeeps and artillery pieces maneuver on the city streets, in preparedness exercises during the Cold War. A woman hanging laundry out to dry on a line. Artillery being placed in a vacant lot near a residential neighborhood. A woman looks out her apartment window at the gun being placed in the lot. Soldiers uncover it, revealing a 120 mm M1 anti-aircraft gun. Young boys watch the activity from a backyard, where clothes are on a line to dry. The soldiers erect a radar antenna on a fire control trailer. Two women watch the activity from their apartment window. Closeup of the gun installed and ready. A radar antenna rotating in the field. A battery of several antiaircraft guns installed in the field. Cars and pedestrians on busy streets and sidewalks in the city. Children playing on monkey bars in a park. Distant view of military temporary buildings and guns installed near apartment buildings. An alarm clock. A rotating radar antenna. A civilian asleep in his bed. A soldier steps from his unit's orderly room and blows a whistle. The disturbed civilian in bed looks at his clock reading 5:30 AM and expresses disgust. He is next seen with friends, registering a complaint with an Army Captain in his office, who agrees to resolve the matter. An Army Officer is seen standing at a large chalk board explaining how and why anti aircraft guns are being installed across the area, as civilians watch and listen to his explanation

Date: 1953
Duration: 5 min 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aircraft manufacturing factories at various places in United States

Manufacturing of aircraft in United States World War I. Aircraft factories at Buffalo, New Jersey, New York, Detroit, Dayton, Michigan and Elizabeth. Aerial views of aircraft factory, railway siding, warehouses and lumber yard. Workers go to work at one of the plants and workers at work. Men sit around small round tables as they eat in a plant cafeteria.

Date: 1917
Duration: 1 min 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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