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A coal train meet with an accident in South Byron,New York

A wrecked forty two car coal train after it met with an accident in south Byron,New York. Smoke rises from the wrecked train as overhead cranes pulls the wreckage away. Rescue operations being carried on to look for survivors,if any.

Date: 1937, March 2
Duration: 22 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army B-6A bomberst fly in formation over Long Island and Hudson River in New York

Formation of B-6A bombers flying over Southern Long Island, New York, above Jones Beach and South shore residential estates. They head northward where Long Island Sound and the North Shore of Long Island can be seen. In one aircraft, a West Point cadet is seen , sitting next to the pilot, in open cockpit of bomber, looking at map. The formation proceeds towards the Hudson River and over a dam, reservoir, and water aeration plant providing water to New York City..

Date: 1937
Duration: 1 min 45 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco under construction.

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.

Date: 1937
Duration: 7 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Byron Nelson wins Open Golf Tourney in Belmont, Massachusetts and being presented the award.

John Byron Nelson wins over Henry Picard in a Open Golf Tourney in Belmont, Massachusetts. Byron hits the ball with a club. People stand with umbrellas. It rains. Byron putts the ball in the hole. Byron and Picard shake hands. Byron being presented an award. He poses after winning the tournament.

Date: 1937, September 29
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of New York City and environs, especially Manhattan,in the United States.

Film begins showing location of New York City on a world globe, at the mouth of the Hudson River on the East Coast of the United States. It transitions to an aerial view of the Southern tip of Manhattan Island at the junction of the Hudson and East Rivers and slowly shows views moving Northward along the Hudson River. Piers along the Hudson are visible. Scene shifts to above those piers, looking South at the cluster of Manhattan skyscraper buildings, and beyond to New York Harbor, the borough of Queens, and Brooklyn, and beyond to Long Island in the misty distance. Next the skyscrapers are seen from Queens,across the East River. A large ocean liner is seen underway in New York Harbor, among ferry boats, barges, and tugboats. The Statue of Liberty is seen in the background. An animated map shows regions around New York and traces the Hudson and Mohawk valleys into the Great Lakes. The map is then overlaid with numerous lines representing transportation routes by lend, water, and air. View of Brooklyn Bridge, wharfs, and Manhattan skyline in hazy background. Seagoing freighters loading and unloading at New York's piers. A truck and other cargoes being moved by cranes. Passenger trains moving in the New York city area. View of the famous Beaux-Arts style Penn Station by architects McKim, Mead, and White, at West 34th Street and Eighth Avenue, in Manhattan. Train station interior crowded with travelers and commuters. Commercial aircraft taxiing at a New York area airport. Closeup of two young children watching the planes. Passengers deplaning from a large aircraft. Sign for Peruvian International Airways atop an airport building. A Swissair passenger plane being serviced. Passengers boarding a TWA Lockheed Constellation airplane. A family watching airplanes from an airport observation deck. The Lockheed Constellation starting its engines. A Douglas DC-4 aircraft taxis out and takes off, as several boys watch from the observation deck. Closeup of another group of boys watching planes from the observation deck. Aerial view of Manhattan skyscraper buildings from an overflying airplane. Traffic at Times Square. The Astor Hotel at the left and the Times building straight ahead. Several other street scenes in Manhattan, crowded with pedestrians. A view residential apartment houses along Park Avenue. Views of African Americans crowding the sidewalks in Harlem. Views of "Little Italy" in the lower East side of Manhattan, where Italian restaurants and other businesses are seen. Chinatown is seen with some of the business signs in Chinese. A man of Chinese heritage reading a letter. Asian American children playing together in a neighborhood. New high rise apartment buildings are seen replacing older homes in parts of Manhattan. Mothers wheeling their children on sidewalks in one of the new neighborhoods.

Date: 1948
Duration: 5 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Henry Picard wins Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) championship at Pomonok Country Club, Flushing NY.

Henry Gilford Picard wins over Byron Nelson in the Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) championship in at Pomonok Country Club in Flushing, Queens, New York. Views of several holes as Picard and Byron Nelson play. The crowd surrounds the players as they compete and moves with them as they walk the course. Picard and Nelson are seen driving off the tee and putting. (Note: sporadic fragments of spectator sounds)

Date: 1939, July 14
Duration: 1 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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