American Power Boat Association (APBA)Gold Challenge Cup race on Lake Washington,Seattle,Washington, August 10th, 1957. Hydroplanes are seen traversing the 90 mile course in 30 mile heats at high speed. One hydroplane motionless in the water,after its engine quit. The winning boat is Miss Thriftway, driven by Bill Muncey, who is seen standing next to the large Gold Cup trophy. Change of scene to England, November 7, 1957, where a group of men stand on a pier next to the Bluebird II, jet-powered speedboat. Owner, Donald Malcolm Campbell, is seen getting into the boat. A man onshore sits at an electronic speed recording device. The Bluebird II, driven by Donald Campbell, is seen speeding across Coniston Water lake in Cumbria, England, where it achieved a new water speed record of 239 mph.
Basketball match in Seattle,Washington. The large crowd of spectators gathered at an auditorium to watch the basketball match between the Seattle University Chiefs and the Buchan Bakers. The match begins. Spectators cheer their teams. Seattle University Chiefs wins the match against the Buchan Bakers by a score of 76-73.
America's first jet transport takes off from Seattle, Washington. The airplane takes off from a runway. The airplane sets a new transcontinental speed mark with a non-stop flight from Seattle to Baltimore in 3 hours and 48 minutes. High altitude view of an area. The airplane in flight over sea. A ship underway at sea.
A Boeing 367 Dash 80 lands on an airstrip. Shows parts of a test airplane being transported to the Boeing Flight Center in Seattle, Washington. Interior view of the test center. A tank constructed for the hydrostatic testing of Boeing fuselage. A production line for Boeing KC-135. Fuselage section of KC-135. Boeing KC-135 parts are manufactured by companies across different parts of America such as War Aircraft Manufacturer in Riverside, California, Northrop Aviation in California, Twin Coach Company in Buffalo, New York and Ryan Aeronautical Company in San Diego, California. A large Boeing part being transported on the Great Northern Railways. Boeing parts being brought in assembly at the Renton Plant in Seattle. Scenes of Boeing parts being manufactured inside the plant.
Highlights of a football game between Ohio and Washington in Seattle, Washington. The Ohio Buckeyes and the Washington Huskies battle it out in the 3rd quarter of the football match. A large crowd watches the game from the spectators stands. Ohio beats Washington 35-7.
Documentary about the U.S. Army's flight around the world in 1924, employing four Douglas World Cruiser aircraft. A flag of United States. Crowds gather around around. the four Douglas World Cruisers, named Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, and Seattle, as they prepare to depart from Seattle, Washington, on their expedition. One of the aircraft taking off. All the aircraft in flight over Seattle Washington. Major Frederick F. Martin Commander of the flight. An animated map shows the aerial expedition's route and locations of various accidents and incidents that beset them along the way. View of one Douglas World Cruiser in flight, equipped with floats. The expedition was completed by the Cruiser,Chicago, crewed by pilot, Lt. Lowell Smith and Lt. Leslie Arnold; and by the
New Orleans, crewed by pilot, Lt. Erik Nelson and Lt. Jack Harding, who are seen being congratulated by expedition Commander, Major Frederick F. Martin upon their completion of the mission in Seattle, on September 28, 1924.