At the end of the harness racing season in Yonkers Raceway, a moving car carries mobile starting gate with harness racers aligned across the track behind it. The gate folds up and the starter car speeds away allowing the race to get underway. Spectators in the stands are seen dressed warmly on this cold, damp December day. The horses, and drivers in sulkies,race around the water-covered track. Narrator comments that horses were meant to run, not swim.
Opening of New Yonkers racecourse at New York with the most modern amenities. Scenes of people moving in clubhouse. Crowd views the opening of the race course marked by horse race.
Interior of an American supermarket or grocery store called the Grand Union Food-O-Mat, located in the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers, New York. A woman stands beside her cart or trolley and looks at greeting cards in a rack. View of a hand picking a can of soup from shelves filled with soup cans including many by Campbell's Soups. Views of various products being lifted from the shelves by hands of shoppers, including Ivory Snow detergent, Cream of Wheat cereal, Minute Rice, Tapioca pudding, Bon Ami cleanser, Blue Cheer, Quaker Oats instant oatmeal, French's Instant Mashed Potatoes, Progresso canned tomatoes. Each time, a new item slides into place via gravity fed shelving which the Grand Union termed the Food-O-Mat. A young boy helps his mother choose plastic cups. A child wearing a winter coat walks to an end cap and lifts a giant box of Tide laundry detergent powder. Camera pans by plastic wrapped meats in the butcher section of the store that Grand Union called the Meateria.
A Grand Union supermarket in Yonkers, New York, in the United States. A sign that reads 'Take Enough Home Today' rotates on a stand in the grocery store. A large Miller beer novelty can suspended from the ceiling and appearing to pour beer into a giant glass below. Jars on shelves. An array of grocery articles on the shelves, including both refrigerated shelves and dry shelves. Some of the shelves show the Grand Union gravity-fed system that they called the Food-O-Mat.
A Grand Union supermarket or grocery store in Yonkers, New York, United States, in the 1950s (located in Cross County Shopping Center). Shoppers entering the store with carts. People shop in the supermarket. The shoppers push trolleys or shopping carts in the aisles. People choose groceries from a vast array of things on the shelves including bacon, cheese, wine, ham. A woman chooses apples from a heap and puts them in a paper bag. Another shopper handles a cantaloupe in the produce area.
A Grand Union grocery store supermarket at Cross County Center in Yonkers New York, United States. View of the billing or checkout counter as a shopper puts her items on the moving belt. Meats and other groceries at the checkout or billing counter. A woman cashier operates a manual cash register and tallies purchases. A woman puts a paper bag in a trolley or shopping cart. A woman pushes a trolley and enters the supermarket.