Transportation and storage of crude oil after it has been pumped out of an oil well in the United States. Two men near a pump called a 'pumping jack' which is lifting crude oil from the first oil well drilled in the Garber Field in Oklahoma. Rods which are connected to 'pumping jacks' move back and forth. A fence . 'Tank farms' in which crude oil is stored. A man stands on the top of the stairs of a tank farm.
"A Few Quick Facts-Japan" (UPA).Animated propaganda film shows Japan facing an earthquake disaster in 1923. Animation shows an earthquake in Japan. U.S. aid to Japan shows U.S. warships carrying food, clothing and medical supplies to Japan. Japanese newspapers express gratitude. Bombs exploding during World War 2.
Pumping and transportation of crude oil in the United States. A political map of the U.S. shows oil pipe line systems which are used to transport crude petroleum. The map shows main trunk pipe line systems including a new line under construction from Wyoming, connecting with the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico. A pumping station which serves important fields in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Wyoming with its chief terminals at East Chicago, Houston, Texas and Salt Creek, Wyoming. Internal combustion engines and machinery at the pumping station.
A college football match in Oklahoma, United States. Highlights of the game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Missouri Tigers. The Missouri Tigers win the game 41-19.
Brigadier General Billy Mitchell taxis in a Boeing Model 15 ( or a Curtis P-1Hawk) airplane, after landing at an airfield. . Battle ships underway at sea. Mitchell organizes 1st provisional Air Brigade for bombing demonstration against battleship target.. Crews and airplanes train and prepare at Langley Field, Virginia. Soldiers load bombs under plane wings. Planes take off to bomb the obsolete U.S. battleship USS Alabama. View from airplane in flight as it drops phosphorus bomb on the Alabama. View from water as bomb strikes with huge explosion. Armorers prepare heavier bombs for the next demonstration. Planes take off and bomb the USS Alabama again. General Mitchell crouched down beside a bomb loaded on an airplane for new tests in 1923. General Pershing, Admiral Shoemaker, Assistant Secretary of War, Davis, and General Patrick on deck of the Ship, USS St. Mihiel (AP-32) to observe the tests. Views of planes dropping bombs on Battleship USS Virginia and the ship rolling over and sinking. Large formations of 1920s era Air Service aircraft in flight.
On May 2, 1923, scenes of the first successful non stop flight across USA. Men open accordian doors to large hangar, revealing a specially modified Fokker T-2 airplane. Lieutenant Kelly and Lieutenant Macready, on the field, pose with Orville Wright. United States Army Air Service Fokker T-2 plane is pushed out of hangar by men. Painted on side of the plane is: 'Army Air Service Non Stop Coast to Coast'. Pilot gets ready as the airplane is fueled. Pilots and other Army officers on airfield. Animated map of the United States map illustrates course the flyers will take. Plane taxis on airfield. The Plane in flight and over Rockwell field, San Diego, California, and making a landing. Spectators on field greet the pilots as they climb down from the airplane.