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Description: Travelogue about the people, culture, and industry of Chile.
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Clip #: TFA-325B
Length: 12:22
Year: 1956
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: South America
Country: Chile
Subject: Mining
Original: 16mm
1950s, South America, Chile, size and geographic comparison of Chile to North America, North Chile, Atacama Desert, bus driving on Atacama Desert road, Oasis, Loa River, Chiu-Chiu, San Francisco de Chiu Chiu, Inca Road, grazing sheep, sheep and llamas being herded though streets, woman using dried fungus to roast mutton, Lasana, Pukará de Lasana ancient fortress, primitive mining methods, Andacollo, Christmas festival of miners in honor of Our Lady of Andacollo, religious procession, poet perched on stilts, Chuquicamata open-pit mine, technicians, dynamite being used to blast rock, low grade copper ore, giant shovel, railroad, half mile long conveyor belt, leaching vat, electrolytic plant, El Tofo iron ore mine, Chilean Nitrate, Nitrate of Soda, nitrate mining and refining, iodine, cooling plant, refined nitrate shipped in bulk and sacks, nitrate camp, workers, Valparaíso, aerial city square, nitrate park, garden, Viña del Mar, casino, Hotel O’Higgins, beach, Santiago, Club Hípico de Santiago, horse racing, children exiting school, children and adults in outdoor swimming pool, hospital, male patient reading in bed, nurse tending to baby in crib, university building, public housing development, government building, silhouetted smokestacks

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