Shasta Dam in Shasta Lake City, California is ready to generate power during World War II. Shasta Dam, part of the Central Valley Project system is ready for transmission. Water flows through conduits into 100,000 horsepower turbines that drive huge generators. Men walk in front of the power system ready for transmission.
Sacramento River and snow covered Mount Shasta in California are seen. Building material for the Central Valley Project Shasta Dam being transported with the help of the world's largest conveyor built; a Good Year rubber belt for hauling materials for constructing the dam. Railroad of rubber stretching from Redding California to the dam site, being used to transport building materials at Shasta Dam construction site.
Maneuver flight of aircraft Curtiss P-40C's. Views of P-40Cs in formation over Mount Shasta in California.
U.S. Destroyer, USS Drayton (DD-366) in camouflage paint, underway off Okinawa in World War II. Crew members crowd her decks as she sends a man,by high line transfer in large enclosed canvas sling, to nearby heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City (CA-25). View of the transfer from the cruiser. The Drayton moves away. A Vought OS2U Kingfisher scout plane lands in the slick of USS Salt Lake City and bounces about in rough water. View from the Salt Lake City of Japanese shells, from shore battery on Marcus Island, falling into the sea. Momentary view of Lieutenant Commander, Eddie Peabody and his troupe, entertaining sailors aboard the Salt Lake City in port at Ulithi, on Nov. 11, 1944.
The importance of roads and highways in the development of United States. The city of Big Bear Lake amidst San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California. The city reached by a new developed forest road. The forest road over a bridge amidst the mountains.
A flight over Mt. Lassen in the Shasta Cascade, California. United States Army Air Service (USAAS) Airco DH-4Ms take off from Mather Field. DH-4M, strut and wing wires of DH-4M airplane. A DH-4M aircraft flies over snow-covered, wooded and mountainous terrain. Mt. Lassen seen. Wing wire bracing of the airplane in the foreground. A pilot in the cockpit. Mt. Lassen in the background. The pilot looks out from both the sides of the cockpit. Snow-covered Mt. Lassen. Volcano top of Mt. Lassen. The DH-4M aircraft flying over the crater of Mt. Lassen. The aircraft flies over the snow-covered precipice of Mt. Lassen. The airplane circles over the crater. The wingtip of the airplane is visible as it circles the peak. Lieutenant Carlyle Ridenour and Lt. Eugene Batten pose beside their DH-4M aircraft.