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Giant coal dumper (1897)
From Edison films catalog: Shows how a full carload of coal is loaded into a vessel every thirty seconds at the great Erie Railroad docks, Cleveland, Ohio. Great clouds of...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Coal--Ohio--Cleveland--Transportation; Coal-handling machinery--Ohio--Cleveland; Dump cars; Coal-carrying vessels--Ohio--Cleveland; Erie and Cleveland Railroad; Coaling--Ohio--Cleveland; Railroads--Ohio; Docks--Ohio--Cleveland; Cleveland (Oh.); Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:39
Popularity (downloads): 804
NASASciFiles - Concept Cars (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the future of transportation involving concept cars and how new vehicles will look like in the future.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Transportation; Concept Cars; Research; General Motors; Autonomy; Fuel Cell; Biwire; Technology; Battery; Energy; Recharchable; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Electricity; Heat; Gasoline; Processes; Consumer Research; Brainstorming; Engineering Design Process; Scientific Method; Problem-solving; Data; Physics; Gravity; Friction; Auto Industry; Transmission; Engine;
Duration: 00:04:01
Popularity (downloads): 1870
Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains, and loading it into boats (1902)
The film covers four operations involved in shipping ice: sawing the ice from frozen-over lakes, transferring it by means of speciality constructed freight cars to a dock some distance away,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Ice industry; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 531
Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 1) (1936)
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: Miami, Florida police practice shooting at stationary targets from moving cars; Southern youngsters learn safe driving habits while driving in kiddie...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels;Automobiles: Advertising;
Duration: 00:08:26
Popularity (downloads): 594
Oceanfloor Legacy, complete video (1991)
An Emmy Award winning program with views of the ocean floor just off the coast of San Francisco where, in the past, drums of radioactive waste have been dumped. ...

Genre: Documentary
Keywords: Ocean;Radioactive waste;San Francisco;
Duration: 00:28:31
Popularity (downloads): 561
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting scene) (1904)
What appear to be molds pass some men by on conveyor belts. The men take them off the belt and dump the contents onto the ground. Other men pick up...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Founding; Westinghouse air-brake; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:06
Popularity (downloads): 391
Harvest Of The Years
Shows mass production of Ford cars in an assembly line; the research necessary to carry on the work; materials that go into the making of the Ford.

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:15:00
Popularity (downloads): 344
Touch of Magic, A (1961)
General Motors 1961 Motorama film presenting new cars, appliances and futuristic ideas at their most banal.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;Automobiles: Advertising;Houses and homes: Kitchens;
Duration: 00:10:35
Popularity (downloads): 436
Way You Want It, The (1950)
Promotional film aimed at car customers. The film focuses on the toughness of Chevrolet cars and the pleasantness and excellent quality of the repair staff at your local dealership.

Genre: Ephemeral
Duration: 00:08:00
Popularity (downloads): 326
Design for Dreaming (1956)
Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's 'Kitchen of the Future.'

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Futurism;Automobiles: advertising;Gender roles;
Duration: 00:09:16
Popularity (downloads): 1677

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