Icebreaker John A McDonald at work in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. White whales in water. Crewmen inside the icebreaker. Helicopter on the deck of John A McDonald. Pilot sitting inside helicopter. Aerial view of icebreaker from helicopter. Icebreaker plows up the path to the sea for two freighters trapped in ice.
An air-cushion vehicle 'Westland' tested at Saint Lawrence River in Canada. The 27 ton hovercraft is a land and water bus that travels on a cushion of air. The hovercraft at the land and then at water. Two men at the controls of hovercraft. Passengers are seated in the hovercraft. The hovercraft visualized by the Canadians for oil exploration.
Canadian ship D'Iberville goes to Montreal in Canada. The ship goes through the snow sheet spread over frozen Saint Lawrence River. Broken snow sheet the over river. Men standing on the ship watch the frozen river.
Test drive of a Saunders Roe SRN2 (Saunders Roe Nautical Two) hovercraft in Canada. The hovercraft with lettering "Westland" (for Westland Aircraft Ltd.) moves over a marshy area. Men operate the controls of the hovercraft. The hovercraft underway in Saint Lawrence River. The passengers seated inside the hovercraft which can accommodate 70 persons. The hovercraft underway in the river. A head of a passenger inside the hovercraft. The hovercraft moving across the water
Opening ceremony of the Saint Lawrence Seaway in Quebec, Canada. U.S. President Dwight D.Eisenhower together with Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, aboard the Royal yacht, Britannia, during the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. President Eisenhower looks through binoculars as the Britannia moves through the seaway. View of Britannia entering a lock. The Britannia moves very close to the face wall of the lock, almost scraping it. Several persons on board put their hands out and touch the concrete side of the lock. View from above, of Britannia officers looking over side, as the yacht passes very close to the side of lock. Views of Britannia, tied up at dock and passing through locks. Queen Elizabeth II, disembarking from the Royal Yacht, Britannia, followed by President Eisenhower, Mrs. Eisenhower, and Prince Philip.
Factory whistle blows and men entering a factory. Car chassis factory assembly line. Locomotive engineer blows train whistle and locomotive with cultivators on a flat bed car. Cultivators harvesting grain. Woman carries groceries from shop to a 1950's sedan car parked on street. View of 1950's automobile highway traffic and aerial view of highway. Eisenhower inauguration. In his speech, Eisenhower emphasizes that, "we stand ready to engage with any and all others in joint efforts to remove the causes of mutual fear and distrust among nations..." Newspaper headline 'Korean Truce Signed'. American troops disembark ship and greet family. Secretary of State Dulles with Churchill. Eisenhower and Churchill at Geneva conference, along with Kruschev. Eisenhower speaks before United Nations about efforts to form an "atom pool." He notes United States "determination to help solve the fearful atomic dilemma...." Newspaper headlines 'Eisenhower Signs Sea Way Bill'. Construction of Saint Lawrence Seaway. 'Budget' and 'tax cuts' news in newspapers, including headline, "White House ends all wage controls...." Farmer plows field with tractor. Construction of new buildings and highway system through Eisenhower programs. Views of the newly established Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Workers filing cards in giant room of file drawers and cabinets. Nurse draws vaccine into syringe. Children are vaccinated. President Eisenhower meets leaders from different countries at White House, including England's Queen Mother and King Paul, Queen Frederica of Greece, and Prime Minister St-Laurent of Canada. Eisenhower at press conference discussing disarmament notes importance of the "elimination of opportunity of surprise attack." View of fff shore towers and listening platforms and missiles to protect America from attacks. Nautilus submarine launched. Plane taking off from aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CV-59). Formation of Northrop F-89 Scorpions in flight.