Busy street scenes in Manhattan, New York City; also views inside a power plant and operating an electric draw bridge.
New York City USA Date:1946 Duration:3 min 32 sec Sound:Yes
An electric power generating plant in the United States. New York City at dawn,with Manhattan skyscraper buildings and rising sun in the background. River traffic moving under the Brooklyn Bridge and buildings in the background. Manhattan streets with no traffic because it is dawn. Lion in front of the New York Public Library on 5th avenue, in silhouette. East River with Manhattan skyline behind. Shows people in houses busy with their morning routine. A milkman delivering by horse and wagon, to homes. Morning newspaper on door step. Man using electric shaver. Children leaving for school. A commuter train arrives at a railroad station. Trams, trolleys, buses, traffic and pedestrians along a street of New York City. Elevated view of Times Square filled with morning traffic of cars, trucks, buses and pedestrians. Turbine deck of an electric power plant. Men in a control room. A ship in a river. A man operates a bascule bridge (draw bridge), allowing ship to pass without delay. Operators, at controls of electric power plant, increase output to meet extra demands. Numerous dials, needles and gauges. View of turbine generator in power plant.
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