Robert H. Goddard with the first flight of a liquid fuel rocket on March 16, 1926, in Auburn, Massachussets. He stands next to the rocket perched high on a launching frame. Goddard uses a long pole and can of benzene to fuel the rocket. Photogaph of his camera and barograph used on July 17, 1929. An 18 meter tower being prepared. A 6 meter high test stand. The barrel could be filled with water and serve as ballast. Picture of a Performance recording device. A man in a protective bunker 15 meters from the launch point for tests in New Mexico. A man using a telescope to observe from a shed 900 meters from the launch point. Another with a telescope and recording device on a tripod. Pictures from the first gyro-controlled rocket flight on April 19, 1932
A documentry 'The Story of a Mexican Gusher' visualizes different stages in oil production in Mexico. A political map of Mexico shows Tampico and the distance between Tampico and New Orleans. Men cut through jungles, cross rivers and make roads to bring equipment into the Mexican oil region. Men cut trees in a jungle using machetes and axes. Men at work in an open area. Smoke rises in the background. A barge goes across a river. A jeep on a road built in a jungle. An oil company's railroad. Men work on the company pipeline near the railroad. A camp hospital in a jungle clearing to the south of the Panuco River. Cable tool method of drilling is practiced. Men do 'spudding in' by drilling a hole. Machinery in operation. After the spudding in a cable is 'hitched on' to a 'walking beam'. Men lower a casing at Ebano to drill out oil. A derrick.
A documentary visualizes different stages in oil production in Mexico. A man near an oil seepage in a jungle. A tractor drives past a derrick. A trolley pulled by a tractor hauls material to the site of the proposed oil well. Equipment is brought in. Heavy sills are laid to form the foundation of a derrick. Men construct the derrick. A boiler is unloaded from a trolley and is set up. Land is excavated to prepare sump holes and tanks.
Cowboys on horses gather on a street outside a building in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Vehicles parked outside the building. Trees in the background. People watch them. Cowboys parade in the ground. Spectators watch them. Cowboys on horses stand in a line on the ground. They display rodeo feats in which they do bronco riding. Cowboys compete in a running race on foot. Cowboys dancing together, some in pairs and some by themselves.
A Cowboy performs rope tricks on the ground in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He swings a rope. Spectators watch. A horse stands in the background. A Cowboy on horse passes on the ground. A steer on the ground. The cowboy tries to control the steer. He falls on the ground.
Cowboys rest on a ground in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Horses in the background. The cowboys stand, take their saddle and hats and ride on the horses.