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Nevada and its Natural Resources
Description: A film about the state of Nevada in the 1950s
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Clip #: TFA-66C
Length: 30:08
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Nevada
Subject: Mining
Original: 16mm
Nevada, sand and sagebrush dynamite plunger and explosion, Reno at night agriculture irrigation dam Sierra Nevada mountains sheep grazing in field farmer man testing snow for runoff river Dry Patch Dam Humboldt river Lovelock Valley Lahontan Dam Carson River spillway sluice gates man turning valve tomato seedlings strawberries melons corn barley rye oats wheat alfalfa thresher turkeys in pen and in oven feeding baskets of eggs taking eggs from chickens cow in feeding cage milk butter hog nursing pigs sheep grazing and in pens shearing wool shorn cattle drive Herefords branding calves highway truck full of cos into pen railroad train tank cars tractor oxen pulling covered wagons Conestoga 49ers prospector with mule man with silver ore and bar of silver sign Assay Office lumber bricks sign Explosives Danger! mining montage stacks of coins silver mine head abandoned mines and towns Sing Lee Laundry sign ghost town cemetery graveyard tombstones mining montage cooper strip mine open pit Ruth smelting plant molten metal wire cables frying pan with egg limestone plant conveyors bags of lime dianamite paper rolls mine conveyor tower gypsum plant wallboard fluorspar fluorite airplane tractor Dunston scheelite ore tungsten mine shaft miner hat ore carts flotation recovery process light bulbs metal press steam shovel mining silica sand glass being molded brusite and magnasite dynamite explosion Gabs crane gold field placer mine Concollar silver mine Virginia City cyanide process for silver silverware Hoover dam hydroelectric Colorado River power plant and lines Pioch zinc lead for gas and paint laboratory molten metal Henderson magnesium, plant highway through desert Lake Tahoe camper with tent Lake Mead with power boat fish hatchery man dumping fish from truck fishing skeet shooting range dude ranch guest ranch swimming pool Hotel Last Frontier Reno pioneer days parade rodeo bucking bronco Indian artists Bottle House Stokes castle Cathedral Gorge Valley of Fire state park desert arid wasteland Reno downtown Las Vegas resort swimming pool Elko saddle maker boots Carson City state capitol Virginia City old C street churches University of Nevada at Reno college of agriculture Mackay School of Mines seesaw 4H club girl with cake

Produced by The Bureau of Mines of the U.S. Dept. of The Interior in cooperation with the Richfield Oil Corporation

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