The processing and transportation of iron,coal along the Mississippi river on steamboats in the United States
United States USA Date:1937 Duration:2 min 32 sec Sound:Yes
The activities around the Mississippi river in the United States. Smoke from steel mills and factories of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Wheeling, West Virginia. A crane lifts the iron ore. A crane lifts coal. View of factories spewing smoke and ash. Hot, molten iron being poured, with flames and sparks shooting outward as it is tipped to pour. Cotton bales on a conveyor. Making of cotton thread. Workers work on cotton bales. The cotton bales being loaded onto barges and a steamship. The steamboat in the Mississippi river travels to various places. Brief scenes of various known city views including St Paul and Minneapolis Minnesota; Davenport Iowa; Moline Illinois; Cincinnati; St. Louis; Omaha; Kansas City; New Orleans.
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