The importance of roads and highways in the development of United States. Engineers reduce the vertical sides of Mount Baker into the gentle grades of the Mount Baker Highway in Washington. A modern automobile driven on the new highway. The Baker Lake with Mount Baker in the background. Clouds cover the mountain peak.
People killed in a snow slide at Mount Baker in Washington. The rescuers working to bring back the dead bodies. Men walking up the mountain. Men wearing earphones working to find out the missing dead bodies. A dead body loaded on a mule.
Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial at Washington D.C. U.S. Military Academy cadets marching at West Point. Scene then blends to close up of U.S. Army troops marching, wearing helmets and shouldering rifles with fixed bayonets, in World War I . Scene then blends again to U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen marching at Annapolis. Visitors walking the grounds of Mount Vernon. Statue of George Washington at 1939 New York Worlds Fair. Re-enactment of the Crossing of the Delaware. Lincoln's Statue at the Lincoln Memorial . An actor portrays Lincoln in a theatrical film. A view of a New York City victory parade for American soldiers returning World War I in February 1919.
From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.
USS Mount Baker (AE-4) approached for supply of ammunition by USS Mansfield (DD-728) during Operation Sea Dragon in Vietnam. Men on bridge look at USS Mount Baker. Mansfield approaches Mount Baker. High waves in sea hitting the ship. Men work with tangled line for line-throwing gun. Three men wearing life jackets and helmets. Mount Baker in background. Men pull small line.
USS Mount Baker (AE-4) supply ammunition to USS Mansfield (DD-728) during Operation Sea Dragon in Vietnam. Men pulling short line look towards Mount Baker. Men handling small line extended to Mount Baker. A '140' written flag on the line. Ammunition being hi-lined from Mount Baker. The stack of shells sways back and forth on hi-line. Shells reach the Mansfield. Cable passes through steel sheave. Ammunition received on deck. Bravo flag flies with another flag on the Mansfield. Men roll over ammunition crate. A man cuts wire strap of the crate using tin snips. Men pass shells to lower deck for storage. Another crate of ammunition received at Mansfield.