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Ward Colorado USA 1935 stock footage and images

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A miner discovers a gold mine in Ward Colorado and he extracts gold by digging the earth.

Gold mining in Ward, Colorado. Two men dig up earth to extract gold from a newly discovered mine in Ward, Colorado. Men and women dig up gold from th ground and load the extracted ore. A girl holds the ore of gold. The miner who discovered the gold mine worth $ 20,000 to the ton, reads a newspaper. The miner with his family as the wife holds an ore of gold in her hand.

Date: 1935, July 8
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Flood waters rage and people seek rescue during Memorial Day 1935 flood in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Scenes of flooding in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as heavy rains bring a flood crest from Monument Creek, destroying much of the town of Colorado Springs on Memorial Day 1935. Damaged bridge section floating by. Man jumps from roof of house into flood waters. People walk holding rope. People float by atop debris, swept along by swift current. Vehicles swept by floods.

Date: 1935, May 30
Duration: 17 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ward liner "Mohawk" victims honored off the coast of Sea Girt, New Jersey, where the Mohawk was rammed and sunk.

A memorial wreath is cast on the water where the Ward liner cruise ship Mohawk (Clyder liner) was rammed and sunk by the Norwegian freighter Talisman on January 24, 1935. Sailors aboard ship. United States flag on the vessel. Birds in flight. Life boat crews executing careful drills near the site of disaster. A child aboard.

Date: 1935, February 6
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
World's Champion Horseshoe pitcher, Ted Allen, demonstrates skills, after his win in Moline, Illinois

Approximately 20 contestants, dressed in white, are seen at horseshoe pitching lanes in a fenced enclosure. Spectators are seated in bleachers nearby. A stray dog wanders in the foreground. View of the spectators (mostly men). View of a shoe landing as a ringer. View from the pins as a contestant throws five shoes at four pins. One shoe appears to have landed closed against the first pin. The remaining four are all ringers. In a complete change of scene, Ted Allen, wearing a sweater emblazoned with his name and title: "World's Champion," gives a demonstration. He throws four ringers at one pin, while an intrepid assistant leans over, with his hand atop the pin, confident that he won't be hit by one of the horseshoes. Final view is a closeup of Ted Allen posing with his face framed by a horseshoe. (Note: Ted Allen was born in Kansas. His family moved to Colorado in 1922; to Oregon in 1932; to California in 1933; and finally back to Colorado, in 1936.)

Date: 1935, September 4
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Different stages of the Boulder Dam (later Hoover dam) construction and completion in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River

The construction of the Boulder Dam, later the Hoover dam, in Boulder City, Nevada. Construction of the Boulder Dam underway at the dam site in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. Equipment at work at the site. A crane transports movable sections and place them on the side walls of the dam. An operator at the controls of the crane. Rocky side walls of the canyon. An officer watches the construction work. The tunnel on the dam through which water flows. Onlookers and officials beside the flowing water as the final gates of the dam are closed in the grand opening of the dam. The construction material at the site. Aerial views of the construction site.

Date: 1935, February 4
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota uses a revolver for target practice, guided by sound as a wand taps the bulls eye

Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota fires a revolver at a target in Berwyn Heights, Maryland. He is guided by the sound of a wand tapped on the bulls-eye by his youngest son Richard. (Note: This newsreel was released December 23, 1935. Senator Schall was killed by a hit and run driver on December 19, 1935 while he was walking across the Baltimore-Washington Parkway within days of this footage being shot, earlier in December 1935 ).

Date: 1935, December
Duration: 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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