United States Army engineers construct a pre fabricated unit at Camp Century in Greenland.
Greenland Date:1961 Duration:4 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
A snow milling machine cuts trenches to construct Camp Century in Greenland. Men of United States Army engineers put planks on shoulder of a trench. A sled dog helps out men. Trench cut by snow milling machine. Men place overlapping steel arches on the trenches to cover them. Men cut snow bricks. Engineers cut passage inside the tunnel with a shovel and men level the floor. Wood planks being placed a few feet above the ground. A vehicle carries pre fabricated sections to the tunnel and men place these sections to construct a camp unit. A man draws up electrical wires. Officer marks the completed unit on a map. Men build a snow brick wall at the entrance of the tunnel. Snow pushed into the doorway by a machine. A man and a dog get down the stairs at the entrance of the trench.
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