Soft rock is loosened for steam shovels by blasting it with black powder. A churn drill makes blast holes in the soft rock at a copper mine in Ruth, Nevada.
A steam shovel at work in an open-pit copper mine in Ruth, Nevada. Large scoop of the shovel unloads ore on the ground. Mine workers exit through the scoop of the shovel.
Quarrying operations done on Sacramento Hill at Bisbee in Arizona. View of open- cut mining at the hillside. An open-pit mining site at Ruth, Nevada. Copper mining at the site.
Ceremony of "Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day" at Yankee Stadium in New York. Trophies and a frame on which "Don't Quit" is written, lying on a table. A large crowd of spectators in the stadium. Seventh Regiment Band marches during the ceremony. Dignitaries and members of the 1927 Yankees World Championship team attend the ceremony. An official of the New York Yankee team makes an announcement on Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day. Lou stands in front of a microphones. Cameramen take photos. Other team members stand in the background. Joe McCarthy makes a presentation. George Herman Ruth, Jr. (Babe Ruth) talks to an official. Babe Ruth, dignitaries and other members stand and pose.
Baseball great, Babe Ruth starting to trot around the bases after hitting a home run. An inverted stunt biplane, N57323 with "EM Avery" readable on fuselage while flying inverted. A wing walker is strapped under the airplane (on top wing, now underneath). The airplane rolls over into upright position, trailing white smoke to be more easily seen by spectators on the ground. A 1920s jazz band playing in a night club. A couple and then four women, dancing the Charleston. View from car driving along New York street surrounded by nighttime illuminations. A flagpole sitter atop structure behind an RKO Keith's Advertising sign. Closeup of the man on his perch. A room full of women sewing garments in a factory. Formal dressed couples at a city supper club, where an orchestra is playing. Exhausted couples clinging to one another on dance floor during a marathon dance contest. Gangsters firing a machine gun from window of a moving car. Charles A. Lindbergh steps past a policeman, to board his Ryan monoplane, "Spirit of St.Louis,"at Roosevelt field, Long Island, New York, on May 20, 1927. View of takeoff roll. Registration number "NX-211," visible atop the right wing. Manhattan ticker tape parade welcoming Lindbergh back to New York City, following his successful solo transatlantic flight. Charles Lindbergh speaking at a microphone. Traders on floor of the New York Stock Exchange during era of frantic stock market speculation by many ordinary Americans. Labor strife at the gates of a Massey-Harris Company plant, with workers fleeing attacks by men with clubs hired by the company. Boy workers pose for a photograph While narrator mentions Child labor Act declared unconstitutional (1922). A girl worker. Boys employed as coal miners. Workers installing body panels on cars and working on engines in automobile production lines. Partially completed vehicles driving out of an automobile factory. Babe Ruth rounding third base and coming to home plate after hitting a home run in a baseball game.
Newsreel clip looking back at the life of baseball's greatest player, Babe Ruth, after his death from cancer on August 16, 1948. Ruth speaks to the camera. Outside view of Yankee Stadium in New York. Young boys watch in the stands. Ruth swats a home run. Spectators stand and cheer as Ruth runs around the bases. Ruth wipes his face with a towel. Ruth surrounded by two police officers and large group of children, eating hot dogs and ice cones. Ruth gives a baseball bat to a young boy. An older Ruth climbs out of a 1940s-style car, walks into a doctor's office. Group of kids wait for him outside on the steps. Scene shifts to Ruth's late-in-life visit to Yankee Stadium. Ruth puts on his old #3 Yankee uniform, emerges from tunnel to a huge ovation from fans. He tips his cap, stands on field as Yankees pay tribute.