Gold panning and irrigation in Colorado, United States. Miner in Leadville or Cripple Creek picks out nugget from shallow gold mining pan. Large dam at a river to store water for irrigation, collected from snowmelt. Mountains in the background. Farmer irrigates orchard from the reservoirs filled with melting snow.
Rocky mountains in the United States. Riders and pack horses move on steep trail. Train passes through topographic model of Royal Gorge and surrounding mountains. Animation map depicts the places like Royal Gorge of Arkansas river Leadville,Pikes Peak,Garden of the Gods,Foothills,Denver,Colorado Springs and Canyon City. Track suspended from canyon sides. Train moves under a tunnel. Smoke comes from a chimney. View of huge rocks. Mountains in the background.
Approximately 20 contestants, dressed in white, are seen at horseshoe pitching lanes in a fenced enclosure. Spectators are seated in bleachers nearby. A stray dog wanders in the foreground. View of the spectators (mostly men). View of a shoe landing as a ringer. View from the pins as a contestant throws five shoes at four pins. One shoe appears to have landed closed against the first pin. The remaining four are all ringers. In a complete change of scene, Ted Allen, wearing a sweater emblazoned with his name and title: "World's Champion," gives a demonstration. He throws four ringers at one pin, while an intrepid assistant leans over, with his hand atop the pin, confident that he won't be hit by one of the horseshoes. Final view is a closeup of Ted Allen posing with his face framed by a horseshoe. (Note: Ted Allen was born in Kansas. His family moved to Colorado in 1922; to Oregon in 1932; to California in 1933; and finally back to Colorado, in 1936.)
View of the Colorado State Capitol building in Denver Colorado from across a large expansive square. Slates describe ability to view mountain ranges clearly from Downtown Denver, a former mining supply camp. View of the Mountains ranges of Colorado, rocky and snow-covered.
Landscapes in the United States. Rock formations at the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs. Eroded rocks the Cathedral Spires. Trees in the foreground. Woman stands near the Balanced Rock.
Japanese Ambassador to the United States Hiroshi Saito calls on U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull In December 1934 to inform that Japan will denounce the Washington Naval Treaty on 1922 which limited the size of the Japanese fleet. A close up of the ambassador Saito. He exits the State, War, and Navy Building (later the Executive Office Building) and gets in a car. Next segment: A female pilot Helen Richey becomes the first woman to fly mail in the United States. Richey stands in front of an aircraft and shakes hand with an official. Richey in the cockpit and the aircraft takes off. From a December 14, 1959 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.