Russian airmen Gromov, Yumashev, and Danilin set a nonstop flight endurance record in 1937 of 62 hours 17 minutes. The airmen fly a Tupolev ANT-25 over the North pole from Moscow to a dairy pasture outside San Jacinto, California (near Los Angeles). High altitude aerial view of the dairy pasture area and the safely landed Tupolev ANT-25. Cars and other vehicles parked at the field and people gathered at the airplane including local farming families. Views of the the three Soviet airmen ( Gromov, Yumashev, and Danilin) after setting the record, while greeting officials and posing for cameras. From an August 1962 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
Three Soviet Airmen land on an airfield in San Jacinto,California after flying over the North Pole 6,700 miles without a stop from Moscow. Large crowd gathers at the airfield and greet their arrival.
A film about state parks in California, United States. Trees at Mount San Jacinto State Park. Supply packs loaded on backs of mules. Men ride horses as they move along a hilly terrain. A waterfall in the park. Civilian Conservation Corps men build bridges and work with shovels. CCC men dig culverts. A CCC camp area with tents in the background. CCC volunteers go for breakfast. Men eat lunch and wash their dishes.
Views of six Boeing B-17B bombers in flight over California. They fly in loose formation over clouds. The snow-covered San Jacinto mountains are seen in the background.
A 1970 television program hosted by Lee Marvin regarding construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco beginning in 1933 and completing in 1937. View of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in New York, and the Royal Gorge Bridge in Colorado. View of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco built by Joseph Strauss. Newspaper headlines during debate about whether to construct the bridge, such as 'Jobs Loom' and 'Span for Vote', and "The Golden Gate is One of Nature's Perfect Pictures -- Let's Not Disfigure It". View of the north and south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Boat passes under the bridge during its construction. Stages of Golden Gate Bridge under construction and discussion on the difficulties of setting the towers in the bed of the bay. A blimp passes over the bridge. Engineers work under bad weather conditions. Two men walk on cables connecting the bridge towers. Walter Cathey, construction supervisor, talks about the difficulties during construction and an incident where two bridge builders died during construction. Seagulls on shore. Painting of the bridge using the color known as International Orange. Boat in San Francisco Bay passes under the bridge. Opening ceremonies for the Golden Gate Bridge in May 1937 and traffic crossing the bridge for the first time.
Hotel staff goes on a strike in San Francisco, California. Hotel staff pickets in streets of San Francisco, California. An abandoned restaurant and bar in a hotel. Manager pushes a heavy trunk around the hotel. A guest makes his own bed as another one does the laundry himself.