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Great Lakes, Highway of Commerce
Description: 1940's documentary about industry along the Great Lakes.

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Clip #: TFA-159D
Length: 21:48
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: Commerce
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1940s, Great Lakes, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, spinning globe, map Great Lakes, Fort Niagara, New York, cannon, boy sitting on cannon, Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island, Michigan, United States, United Kingdom and Fleur de lis France flags flying, frozen lakes, frozen lakes melting, crowded beach, women wading in lake, yachting, steam ship, harbor, John Jacob Astor House, man walking outside Fort Mackinac, Niagara Falls, people at falls viewpoint, falling water, power stations, Rainbow Bridge, deforestation, forest, broken pilings of piers in lake, floating logs in bay, pulp wood logs going down canal, logs stacked on ship deck, orange peel grapple unloading logs from ship deck, deck hand signaling directions, logs traveling on conveyor belt, deck hand unloading logs from conveyor belt, paper mill, grinding machine, pulp screen, stacked rolls of paper, paper boy throwing newspaper on front lawn, cargo ships on lake, bulk carrier ships, farmer operating agricultural machine in grain field, truck driving on rural road, train, Port Arthur, Fort Williams, Ontario, Canada, Pool Terminal 7, grain elevators, grain pouring from grain elevator through tube, inspector taking grain sample, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, Lake Superior, shallow rapids, ships passing through Sault Ste. Marie Canal Lock, operator at controls, Buffalo, New York, grain elevator unloading grain ship, workers pulling scoops full of grain with hand ropes, workers cleaning ship hold, boxcars, pile of coal, coal freight train running along lake, coal being transferred from train to boat with mechanical dumper, power shovels lifting limestone and emptying into train cars, limestone quarry, tugboat pulling cargo ship to dock, cargo ship pumping out water, crew disembarking ship on stairs, limestone pouring out conveyor belt to ship hold, self unloading ships, hands holding iron ore, Mesabi Range, Minnesota, open pit, power shovels scooping up iron ore, train cars carrying iron ore, ore duct, iron ore being transported from train to ship, operator moving controls, worker opening door to allow ore to pass through, chute lowering, ore passing on chute, animation of grain, ore and coal passing through Sault Ste. Marie Canal Lock, cargo ship passing through canal lock, Strait of Mackinac, loaded carrier passing empty carrier, Detroit River, man on dock watching boats, carrier entering harbor, self unloader docked at steel mill, limestone traveling from ship on conveyor boom onto pile, ore carriers being emptied by unloader, coal train, coal transformed into coke, coal furnaces heated, ram pushing hot coal into rail cars, quenching tower water spraying coke, steel mill, traveling buckets carrying load to blast furnace, molten iron burning in furnace, slag cars, workers shoveling limestone into furnace, molten steel in ladle, steel ingots, train, car, hand hammering nails into steel, woman opening refrigerator, carrier ship on lake, icy lake, partially frozen Niagara Falls, cargo ship traveling on frozen Strait of Mackinac, frozen Sault Ste. Marie Canal Lock, trees on lake shore, grain elevator, mill along frozen Detroit River, ore duct surrounded in ice, steel mill bucket carrying load to blast furnace, docked bulk carriers, map of cities along Great Lakes, bulk carrier passing under bridge


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