View of Morris Dam in Pine Canyon, California. Former U.S. President Herbert Hoover arrives at the dam. Heads of Pasadena water department greet him. President Hoover unveils the Morris Dam inscription tablet.
Missile development and build up facilities at Vandenberg Aerospace Air Force base in California, United States. Atlas Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on a launch pad at the air base. Airmen around the Atlas missile. Shrouded Atlas missile on a trailer as it drives past a sign that reads ' Vandenberg Air Force Base, Pine Canyon gate ¼ mile ' . Atlas checkout building as airmen work on the missile. Thor intermediate range ballistic missile raised on an a launch pad. Officers talk on the launch pad of Thor missile. U.S. and British RAF airmen work around the missile. Atlas missile on the launch pad. Thor Agena missile being launched. Scene shifts to explosion of Hydrogen bomb in test at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, in 1952.
Strategic Air Command launches its first Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from new facilities at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Shrouded Atlas missile on trailer enters the Pine Canyon Gate of Vandenberg AFB. Trailer being backed into the MAB building. Electronic checkout of Atlas being carried out by computerized equipment at the MAB building. Atlas on launch pad. USAF airmen and officers at controls and consoles at SAC (Strategic Air Command) headquarters and Vandenberg air base. The order to perform a test launch is issued by SAC headquarters and received by the launch control officers at Vandenberg AFB. The Atlas missile is successfully launched.
Forest fire in Arroyo Seco Canyon, California. Group of people extinguish fire by throwing mud on it. Blazing fire as smoke rising. Houses and trees on fire. Doctors and nurses give first aid to wounded men. They bandage the patient.
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.
Civilian Conservation Corps men leave basic training camp by railroad train. At their destination, they step from the train, unload their supplies and equipment from baggage car into a truck, and board Army trucks that carry them through a town and out to a rustic camp in a pine forest, where tents are set up and buildings are under construction.They commence work on the unfinished structures. Views of completed barracks buildings and smooth dirt roads. View of white tents pitched in neat rows on hillside. Trucks loaded with CCC workers leaves a camp. View of a CCC camp out west, with large cactus ,and rugged mountain landscape. CCC men setting up picnic tables and benches at a park, by a lake surrounded by mountains. an encampment with row of tents and several utility buildings, in a canyon surrounded by beautiful mountains.