Cowboys approaching ride horses into a stable. Cattle graze. Oil wells and military airfield from overhead. Distant view of Dallas Texas city skyline. Night view of streets and signs in Amarillo Texas. Daytime view of a tall skyscraper building and wide street in Houston Texas with cars and traffic View of the Hotel Nimitz in Fredericksburg Texas. Downtown Fort Worth Texas city street with shops, offices, and cars. Downtown area in Pampa Texas. Street corner view in Kerrville Texas. Two different views of The Alamo and surroundings in San Antonio, Texas. A water tower and oil rigs in Kilgore Texas. Downtown area of El Paso, Texas from elevated view. Street view in downtown Beaumont, Texas. Downtown view in Wichita Falls, Texas. Downtown San Angelo Texas views. Distant view of the city of Austin Texas from an elevated position, and then in downtown Austin featuring the State House Capitol building. Cattle, sheep, and sorghum farming views. Rice fields and Turkey ranches. Many oil rigs and oil wells. A busy shipyard in Texas making ships for World War II war effort. A sprawling aircraft factory. Oil rigs pumping oil. Farmer on tractor plows wheat field. View of rice harvesting (Massey Harris Self Propelled Harvest Brigade). Men stack magnesium bars. Magnesium factory next to ocean in Texas. Hand cotton picking and view of a mechanical cotton picker. Tractor pulling sorghum harvester. Sulfur mining and Helium plant in Amarillo. Black clouds in sky from burning natural gas in making synthetic rubber for war effort. Cliff of sulfur dynamited and loaded by train crane. Cowboys herd cattle and view of Fort Worth Stockyards and Exchange. Angora goat farm and turkey farming. War time workers manufacturing. Alabama and Coushatta Native American Indian village with flag of service stars for men in the war. Indian children with elder and Indian logging camp. Campus of University of Texas and State Capitol in Austin. Well dressed women exit Dallas department store.
Pilot Reg Robbins and mechanic James Kelly start 172 hour flight in Fort Worth, Texas. They set a new endurance flight record. Monoplane 'Fort Worth' takes off. Ryan Brougham monoplane named 'Fort Worth' in flight. Fort Worth monoplane refueled by another aircraft during flight. The plane lands and taxis. Crowd runs out to aircraft. Pilot Robbins and James Kelly with their wives at the Fort Worth air port. The crowd greets them. Pilot Robbins and James Kelly wear garlands.
Pilot Reg Robbins and James Kelly set a new endurance flight record in Fort Worth, Texas. Reg Robbins and James Kelly at Fort Worth air port. Ryan Brougham monoplane christened 'Fort Worth'.
Reg Robbins bids goodbye to his wife and son. Fort Worth monoplane in flight. Fort Worth monoplane refueled by another aircraft during flight.
In Fort Worth, Texas, famous ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his doll Charlie McCarthy are interviewed during a parade in their honor, that started at the T&P Terminal following their performance at Casa Manana. Here they are seen stopped along the parade route to talk to Amon Carter from radio station WBAP, the first radio station in Fort Worth. Amon Carter presented Charlie McCarthy with a Shady Oaks hat, his custom with all notable persons who visited Fort Worth. A crowd of spectators stands near them and watches during the radio interview. Scene moves indoors to a Texas Rangers ceremony in Dallas, with McCarthy and Bergen entertaining as Texas Rangers stand behind them and watch.
Views of Strategic Air Command (SAC) Convair B-36 on the ramp at Carswell Air force Base, Fort Worth, Texas. Several airmen walking across top of wing section and working on aircraft engines. Flyaway kits stacked beneath fuselage. Bomb bay doors of the aircraft open and close. Other B-36s in background.
Crew of Strategic Air Command (SAC) Convair B-36 lined up for pre-flight inspection at Carswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas. Each Crew member checks another crew member's parachute. Crew members pick up personal gear and board the aircraft. Airmen perform assigned pre-flight inspection duties, check various sections of the B-36 before takeoff.