Many scenes of mining and processing of natural resources in the 1940s for industrial development in the United States.
United States USA Date:1947 Duration:2 min 43 sec Sound:Yes
Various scenes of industrial development in the United States with focus on industry and natural resources. View of terraced pits of a mine. Men on a scaffold in a stone quarry using picks to. A field of oil derricks with a derrick in the foreground pumping oil from the oil field. Coal is fed into a large rotating drum machine. Bulldozer digging earth at a copper mine. Man using a power tool to shape granite. Many blocks of building stone. A mining worker pushes the handle to trigger a TNT explosion and a large amount of rock and dirt explodes outward at an iron ore mine. A black locomotive engine pulling full coal cars on a railroad beside the largest open pit mine in the world. A hear firing process at a factory for a very large dome of glass. Worker in a factory or plant melting aluminum. Molten copper is poured to be cast in molds. Rolled, drawn, and spun copper is produced. Logging operations are shown. Lumber jacks climb a giant tree and cut the top third off. It crashes to the ground. Two men use axes to cut a deep groove in a giant tree to fell it. The trees shown being harvested are Giant Sequoias or Giant Redwoods. A massive Giant Redwood tips and begins to fall as lumber jacks finish using axes to cut it to its tipping point. Men use a two man saw to cut a felled giant redwood into sections. Large logs of Redwood being rolled off a platform into water to be floated to a sawmill. Men in a lumber sawmill work with a giant saw as it cuts huge slabs of pine lumber. Stacks of finished lumber shown at a mill. A wooden home under construction using lumber. Pulp wood is shown, then a view of a man in a suit observing the loading or unloading of giant paper rolls at a ship harbor, with skyscrapers of the city skyline in the background. Printing press in operation as it applies color and ink to giant rolls of paper. Newspaper workers unload finished newspapers from a newspaper printing press and stack them.
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