The Pan American Highway Commission visit Department of Agriculture at Arlington Virginia.
Washington DC USA Date:1924 Duration:2 min 23 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Herbert Hoover, then U.S. Secretary of Commerce, greets members of The Pan American Highway Commission in United States. The group plants a tree at the Pan American Union building, at invitation of the Pan American Union. Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes assists with the planting ceremony. Group proceeds towards U.S. Department of Agriculture in Arlington Virginia. View of a test loop track. A small unmanned rail chassis is running on an outer loop while a truck drives simultaneously on the inner loop. Henry Cantwell Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture Department, explains the highway experiments to the group.
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