The future Houston Astrodome under construction, June 1964
Houston Texas USA Date:1964, June 4 Duration:1 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Views of what would become the Astrodome in Houston Texas while under construction in 1964. Aerial shots show the current, open-air stadium of the Houston Colts baseball team (soon to be renamed the Astros) and the new domed stadium being built a short distance away. Announcer notes the structure covers nine and a half acres. Views of the translucent roof. Views of construction crews working inside the unfinished stadium, which at this point has no grass or turf on the playing field and none of the seating installed. Man in hardhat speaks into walkie-talkie. Worker lifts beam on crane. Welder works on pipe.
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