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Activities at the Pechelbronn oil field and refinery in Alsace, France.

Oil fields in Europe. A map of Europe showing location of France. View of the Pechelbronn oil field in Alsace, France. A one star drill in operation at the site. View of the Pechelbronn refinery. Railroad tank cars in far background. Water storage facility around a large smokestack.

Date: 1926
Duration: 2 min 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Milling machinery anchored in the Danube River for grinding grain in operation and supply of oil to ports in Europe.

A film on oil fields in Europe. A map locates places. Mills anchored in the Danube River for grinding grain. Milling machinery in operation. Oil from Romanian fields is transported by barges to various ports of Danube. Barges underway in the river. View of Rousse, a city in Bulgaria. People gather in a street. The oil port of Giurgiu in Romania. Barges at the port.

Date: 1926
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A soldier walks in front of buildings in an area in Europe.

Buildings in an area in Europe. An artillery piece in the area. Buildings in the background. A soldier walks.

Date: 1926
Duration: 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The 1926 Ford "National Air Tour for the Edsel B. Ford Reliability Trophy," at Ford Field, Dearborn, Michigan.

Subject is the 1926 Ford "National Air Tour for the Edsel B. Ford Reliability Trophy," which started at Ford Field, Dearborn, Michigan, on August 7, 1926. Film opens showing a parked biplane with tandem open cockpits. It has an unusual exhaust gathering container atop its engine and an exhaust pipe extending straight down below the fuselage. Camera shows the same aircraft from the rear, with hangar and terminal building in background. Another parked biplane displays the number "19." It is equipped with small interconnected wing flaps on its upper and lower wings. Next is seen a Woodson Model 2-A Biplane with number 14 on its fuselage and another biplane marked Number 11. Closeup of Henry Ford leaning out of a car, talking with a cinematographer, holding a camera, and reporters. A large group of persons involved in the events pose for a photograph. The camera pans across them as they pose in front of a hangar. Scene shifts to spectators crowding around a Ford-Stout 2-AT aircraft as it begins its takeoff roll. Camera follows the airplane as it continues and becomes airborne.

Date: 1926, August
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The start and the finish of the U.S. Army Air Service Pan American Goodwill tour in 1926-1927

Glimpses of airplanes and crews that made the Pan American Goodwill flight that covered 22,000 miles to 21 Central and South American nations, in 1926. Aerial view of hangars and runway at kelly Air Base, Texas, as one of the five Loening OA-1 Amphibious aircraft takes off from the runway on Dec. 21, 1926.The five aircraft seen in flight over a city, are: The New York, with crew: Maj. Herbert Dargue and Lt. Ennis Whitehead; The San Antonio with crew: Capt. Arthur McDaniel and Lt. Charles Robinson; The San Francisco with crew: Capt. Ira Eaker and Lt. Muir Fairchild; The Detroit, with crew: Capt. Clinton Woolsey and Lt. John Benton; and The St. Louis, with crew: Lt. Bernard Thompson and Lt. Leonard Weddington. President Coolidge presenting the pilots with with citations for the Distinguished Flying Cross at Bolling Field, Washington, D.C., on May 2, 1927, at the opening of the Pan American Air Commission Conference.

Date: 1926
Duration: 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Coolidge present pilots with citations after the successful goodwill mission.

Brief scenes from the U.S. Army Air Service Pan American good will flight that covered 22,000 miles on a goodwill mission to 21 Central and South American nations, during 1926-1927. A view of the hangar area and flight line of Kelly Air Field in Texas, as one of the five Loening OA-1 Amphibious aircraft, on the mission, takes off from the runway on Dec. 21, 1926. Five of the aircraft in formation over a large city. U.S.President Calvin Coolidge presents the aircrews with citations for the Distinguished Flying Cross, at Bolling Field, Washington, D.C., on May 2, 1927.

Date: 1926
Duration: 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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