Construction Of Big Inch Pipeline

Crowd gathered by train tracks / Burt Hull, W A Jones and Ralph K Davies open giant valves / close up of men opening valves / men opening smaller oil valves / men pour oil from hose into train tank / man inserting hose into tank / train being filled by multiple fuel hoses / train driving toward camera / train driving away from camera / animated map showing path of pipeline from Longview, Texas to destinations on Eastern Seaboard / view of pipeline in snow / workers next to pipeline / work crew placing section of pipeline in snow / close up of pipe sections / welding pipe in snow / workers surveying expanse of pipeline / construction vehicle driving through pond / pipeline being placed under paved road / workers aligning pipelines in snow.

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Clip #: 504235087SD
Collection: Sherman Grinberg Library
Date created: 16 February, 1943
Licence type: Rights-ready
Release info: Not released. More information
Clip length: 00:01:06:23
Location: Norris City, Illinois, United States
Mastered to: QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG SD 720x486 29.97i More information
Originally shot on: 16mm B/W Neg 486 29.97i
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Source: Grinberg, Paramount, Pathe Newsreels
Barcode: c471-1943-053_p_sub2
Object name: c471-1943-053_p_sub2

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