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Making Dry Ice
Description: Dry ice is manufactured at a compressor station near the Salton Sea in California's Imperial Valley.
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Clip #: MF-25B
Length: 1L51
Year: 1935
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: California
Original: 35mm
1950s, California, Imperial Valley, Salton Sea, mud pots, water and gas separating tanks, male worker discharging water from tank, gas pipeline to compressor plant, compressor station, gas being compressed where pipelines converge, gas forced into condensers to liquify, liquid being released into steel chamber to evaporate and expand into snow and compressed into dry ice block, male worker removing dry ice block from chamber and covering with paper sack, man�s hand placing dry ice into liquid which converts into gaseous state, man�s hand putting dry ice cube into tea pot to produce steam, indoor snowstorm produced from open valve

Transferred from 35mm. Original 35mm nitrate elements no longer available.

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