7 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Bridges "
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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION

Date
1953 (circa)
Description
This film shows steel being formed at Henry Corporation in Rattlesnake, where precast concrete slabs are being made for the lower Tampa Bay Bridge. The concrete is poured into a slab as jazz piano music plays on the soundtrack. The slabs are lifted onto a barge and stacked, then put into place on the bridge. Next is a draw-section of the bridge moving from land to the barge and from the barge to position on the bridge. Many laborers are seen.
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D.O.T REPORT

D.O.T REPORT

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
Bob Considine takes the viewer on an "in-depth" look at the Florida Department of Transportation. The department plays an integral part in making Florida the "fastest growing state in the nation" by using the newest technology. Recent scientific developments like enormous punch-card computers, underwater bridge inspection and automated map drafting are new methods embraced by the department. Efforts to minimize disruption of Florida's citizens, natural environment and historical heritage are aided by several full-time expert advisors. The FDOT is also a testing ground for revolutionary programs such as "Flash," an emergency motorist distress system, free car wash sites on the Florida Turnpike and new forms of mass transit. Produced by the Hallmark International Films for FDOT.
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FABRICATION OF BRIDGE SECTIONS

FABRICATION OF BRIDGE SECTIONS

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This is footage of the techniques involved in road and bridge construction, showing how cylindrical concrete supports and highway overpass sections are made. The parts are placed on barges and floated to the construction site. Then, the supports are pounded into the ocean floor. Afterwards, slabs are placed on top of the supports.
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Fishin' Fun in Sarasota County

Fishin' Fun in Sarasota County

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film has good shots of the Sarasota city waterfront, bridges and Venice jetties. It shows surf fishing off Englewood, bass fishing on the Myakka River, wade fishing in the shallows of Lemon Bay and tarpon fishing in the Gulf. It also shows fishing for sailfish in the Gulf with a nice tail-walking sequence. Produced by Capt. Marty Foster at Florida Film Studios Inc., Sarasota. Sound quality is not great.
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FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE

FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE

Date
1973-12-05
Description
Florida Secretary of Transportation Walter Revell announces the invention of another transportation marvel, Florida's Remote Control Bridge near the Kennedy Space Center. It is the only bridge in the country that is operated via remote control by an off-site operator. He addresses plans to expand Florida's remote controlled bridge system to 12 in the approaching years. The narrator explains why remote control operation is safer and more cost effective than on-site controls. The camera captures the action as the bridge is tested and the operator follows each step on a lighted control board to ensure proper operation. Produced by WFSU-TV and the Florida Department of Transportation.
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GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION

GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Date
1954-02
Description
This film begins with shots of the Old Capitol and other state office buildings. Subsequent scenes include floats and marching bands. There are points of view from a car driving down a single lane road. Viewers also see a waterfront scene with a Navy ship coming into view and the exterior of a jai-alai fronton. There are more scenes with car point of view of streets in town, more scenes of the Navy Ship, scenes of road construction including concrete pouring and asphalt laying, more driving point of view, scenes of young orange groves, a bridge in the Keys, and construction using graders and bulldozers. There are street scenes mixed in and two shots of a Model T on a bumpy road.
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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Date
1950 (circa)
Description
This film gives a look at St. Petersburg's Treasure Island. It shows the single-span Sunshine Skyway and all the usual Florida activities and pastimes, including a fish-fry and a ski show with Santa Claus arriving by water.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION Barges
Bridges
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Transportation
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D.O.T REPORT D.O.T REPORT Bridges
Infrastructure
Mass transit
Road construction
Transportation
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FABRICATION OF BRIDGE SECTIONS FABRICATION OF BRIDGE SECTIONS Bridges
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Road Construction
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Fishin' Fun in Sarasota CountyFishin' Fun in Sarasota CountyBass fishing
Boating
Bridges
Fishing
Promotional films
Sport fishing
Tarpon fishing
Tourism
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FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE Bridges
Infrastructure
Transportation
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GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION Automobiles
Bridges
Citrus
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Marching bands
Parades
Road construction
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Treasure IslandTreasure IslandAttractions
Bridges
Fishing
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
Water skiing
Water sports
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