A railroad train being pulled by a U.S. Army Alco S-2 locomotive, immediately followed by an Alaska Railroad ventilated refrigerator car and several other freight cars. The ground is snow-covered. A tall power pole is seen beside the track. Another take shows train stopped for a soldier, dressed in cold weather gear, who climbs aboard the locomotive. The train begins moving while he is on the steps. The freight cars in the train are seen to display Alaska Railroad labels. A flat car carries shipping containers.
Man securing Moose antlers for display on a former homsteader's log cabin, maintained for airmen's recreational use at Elmendorf Air Force Base (now Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska). He fastens the antlers below another set fastened near the cabin roof. Another take of the same event. Snow visible on roof of the cabin.
(Note:The land for Fort Richardson and Elmendorf was purchased by the U.S. Federal Government, from private landowners and homesteaders during 1939 through 1945.)
Military man removes sleeping bag from shelf at Fort Richardson in Alaska. Walks to bed. Places sleeping bag and other flight gear on table.
Scene of a portrait of a man at Fort Richardson, Alaska. A man in front of the portrait. He draws sketch of a sitting woman. A woman sits by side. Other portraits in background.
Scenes of Living quarters at Field House, Fort Richardson in Alaska. Snow on ground.
A military man inspects a hole in the heel of his socks at Fort Richardson barracks, Alaska. Military man as he removes cigarettes from pocket of fatigues. Army man lights up cigarette. Top of locker as the Army man removes cigarette lighter. Army man as he shines shoes. Army man sits on bed, shining shoes. Man straightens shoes under bed. Army man picks up one of the shoes, removes a sock, and replaces shoe.