Mount Whitney and other peaks of the High Sierra as seen from Mojave Desert. View of Mojave Desert as seen from an elevated position. View of other peaks and ravines adjacent to Mount Whitney and rocks of Alabama Hills (oldest geological formation in the United States). Huge boulders in hill formation in Mojave Desert can be seen.
View of pine forest in California. People of California consider their forest 'inexhaustible'. The lumber industry has grown. Two bulls pull tree logs. The lumber industry of America employs 30000 people and annually produces wood products of $75,000,000. Wood processing mill, in middle of a pine forest.
Various scenes of industrial development in the United States with focus on industry and natural resources. View of terraced pits of a mine. Men on a scaffold in a stone quarry using picks to. A field of oil derricks with a derrick in the foreground pumping oil from the oil field. Coal is fed into a large rotating drum machine. Bulldozer digging earth at a copper mine. Man using a power tool to shape granite. Many blocks of building stone. A mining worker pushes the handle to trigger a TNT explosion and a large amount of rock and dirt explodes outward at an iron ore mine. A black locomotive engine pulling full coal cars on a railroad beside the largest open pit mine in the world. A hear firing process at a factory for a very large dome of glass. Worker in a factory or plant melting aluminum. Molten copper is poured to be cast in molds. Rolled, drawn, and spun copper is produced. Logging operations are shown. Lumber jacks climb a giant tree and cut the top third off. It crashes to the ground. Two men use axes to cut a deep groove in a giant tree to fell it. The trees shown being harvested are Giant Sequoias or Giant Redwoods. A massive Giant Redwood tips and begins to fall as lumber jacks finish using axes to cut it to its tipping point. Men use a two man saw to cut a felled giant redwood into sections. Large logs of Redwood being rolled off a platform into water to be floated to a sawmill. Men in a lumber sawmill work with a giant saw as it cuts huge slabs of pine lumber. Stacks of finished lumber shown at a mill. A wooden home under construction using lumber. Pulp wood is shown, then a view of a man in a suit observing the loading or unloading of giant paper rolls at a ship harbor, with skyscrapers of the city skyline in the background. Printing press in operation as it applies color and ink to giant rolls of paper. Newspaper workers unload finished newspapers from a newspaper printing press and stack them.
Sports event of Annual Juvenile Dog Race in Big Pines, California. Race between contestant duos of dogs and their owners through the frozen terrain. Victorious duo the 11 year old Bobby Howard and his dog Lou with the winner's trophy.
Depiction of the wildfire in California, United States. Depiction explains wildfire as a crime. Wooden landscape and little wooden animals . Tress in a row. Wooden animals move among the trees and mountains. Individual representations of pine trees explode as if shot by a bullet depicting the wildfire.
Forest fire prevention activities to ensure a continual supply of timber in California. Forest fire in the timber area of pine forest in California. Forest fire reduces and destroys forest productivity. Donkey engine with spark arresters are good devices to ensure losses against forest fire. Man cleans side or 'right-of-ways' of rail road. Oil powered locomotive carries tree logs. Written on the engine of the locomotive is, 'Pickering LBR Co'. Organized fire crews are stationed at strategic points to combat forest fires. Man with a shovel tries to extinguish the fire.