Scenes of city. Troops in a military van. The van stops and the troops get out of the van. Soldiers go down in mines. Soldier and miner welding. Miners share their lunch during mealtime. Speakers address the community. State Secretary of Mines meets miners. A man standing on a carriage full of anthracite coal. Scene of coal in a factory.
Labor Day celebration in Mount Carmel, Illinois. A floral float passes in a parade. People stand beside a road and watch the parade. Men walk in the parade. A float depicts work of washer-men. Peace written on one of the floats. An old man watches the parade. Ford carriers company float. A woman dressed as the Statue of Liberty stands on a float. A man addresses. 'God bless America' written on the podium.
United States Navy aircraft carrier Langley (CVL-27) being activated at Philadelphia Navy shipyard in Pennsylvania prior to transfer to France. A yard worker sprays deck plates of the carrier. The yard workers work on the deck of the carrier. A gun director being hoisted off the carrier and being placed on flat cap on the pier. Cocoons being removed from the gun mount by a crane. The gun mount being swung outboard by a large crane.
South American heavyweight, Arturo Godoy in Carmel, New York. Arturo Godoy practices for a boxing Championship. Arturo on a field with a trainer. He practices boxing on punching bag.
United States Navy aircraft carrier Langley (CVL-27) being activated at Philadelphia Navy shipyard in Pennsylvania prior to transfer to France. The aircraft carrier Langley alongside the dock as a large crane swings outboard. Men on a scaffold as they sand blast the hull from a barge. Cocoons being removed from around a gun. Yard workers assist in removing the cocoons and lower them to the pier. An armor plate being removed from around the gun. A large cocoon being removed from a gun mount by a crane. The cocoon being lowered to the pier.
Operations of the Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Company. Aerial view of New York City's Manhattan Island, below. Camera focuses on Pennsylvania Station (Penn Station) seen from above, and then at street level. Travelers purchasing tickets for combined transcontinental rail and air travel at a window in the station. Families seeing travelers off at one of the railroad gates. Temporary sign at gate reads "The Airway Limited, second section." View of passengers on rear car of train as it pulls out. The car displays Pennsylvania Railroad logo sign reading "The Airway Limited, Pennsylvania Railroad." Views of Pennsylvania RR passenger train and closeup of locomotive wheels in motion. Animated relief map shows train proceeding from New York, past Columbus, Ohio, to Port Columbus station in Ohio. Transcontinental Air Transport, Inc. billroard at the station shows picture of passengers connecting between a train and an airplane. Billboard reads:"Port Columbus, Eastern Transfer Point, Air-rail Service, Coast-to-Coast." Passengers leaving the train and entering the station waiting rooms. Their baggage being weighed (Narrator says 30 pounds is the allowance.) View from terminal roof, of a Ford 5-AT-B, trimotor passenger airplane ready to accept passengers for the next phase of their travel. A logo on fuselage has "TAT" with small ribbon through it reading, "Transcontinetal Air Transport." View of passengers seated inside the aircraft. The plane taxis and takes off from the Port Columbus airport. Ground is snow-covered, but the runway is plowed. Closeup aerial view of the airplane flying over the city of Columbus, Ohio. Distant view of it flying close to the LeVeque Tower skyscraper (a 47-story Art Deco-style building at 50 West Broad Street). Aerial view of the airplane passing the train, continuing westward, from Port Columbus. Views inside passenger cabin of the plane. Animated map show plane heading to Indiannapolis. Officer hands out TAT illustrated map and points out features to passengers.Closeup of map. Aerial view of the airplane on final approach to land at Indiannapolis airport. Clerk at airport typing arrival message on teletype, and company executives reading it at their headquarters. Animated map show plane moving to St.Louis, Missouri. View from air of Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Passengers in cabin. aerial view of the plane on final approach, over snow, to St. Louis. The aircraft taxiing on ramp and parking at terminal building, where passengers enter, under cover of awning-covered walk. Closeup of the aircraft engines. Inserted view of TAT engine overhaul facility, with Charles Lindbergh, the airline's technical adviser, and TAT officials inspecting the operation.