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Description: A This Is America film about the Great Lakes in the 1940s.

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Clip #: TFA-214A
Length: 16:20
Year: 1946
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: Boats
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1940s, Great Lakes, ships, Niagara Falls, steamship, passengers on ship deck, Great Lakes map, Detroit, Michigan, cityscape, skyline, high rise buildings, factories, Chicago, Illinois, street scenes, skyline, lion statues outside Art Institute, Union Stock Yards, cattle in pen, Buffalo, New York, factories, Toledo, Ohio, cityscape, skyline, Cleveland, street scenes, traffic, factories, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, cityscape, high rise buildings, street scenes, factories, ships moored on frozen lake, Lake Carriers' Association meeting, airplane flying over frozen lake, pilot flying plane, Coast Guard personnel using radio, Coast Guard Mackinaw ice breaking vessel, Coast Guard station, Coast Guard personnel refitting and cleaning vessel, Coast Guard vessel transporting lighthouse keeper and supplies to lighthouse, Coast Guard personnel lowering buoy into water, men painting ship, man coming aboard ship and shaking hands with ship personnel, docked ships, Coast Guard personnel inspecting firehose, lifeboat and engine room, lake freighters, Duluth, Minnesota, port, red ore, ore mining, ore train, minerals being loaded onto lake freighter, ship funnel, man operating ship control, lake freighter traveling on lake, Sault Ste. Marie Canal, Ontario, Canada, marker, replica of canal's first lock, ships passing through canal lock, Saint Mary's River, ship personnel turning wheel, ship funnel, lake captain looking through binoculars and standing on ship deck, Cleveland, Ohio, cityscape, port, Huletts unloading ore from ships, steel factories, coal train cars being hoisted up elevator and loaded into ship, lumber, lumber traveling on conveyor belt, newsprint rolls being loaded onto ship, Welland Canal, ships passing through canal locks, Port Arthur, cityscape, wheat, grain port, workers unloading grain and testing samples, workers rushing to fulfill schedule, Coast Guard personnel hoisting storm signal flags, stormy weather on lakes, ship personnel covering up ship deck, lake freighter


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