35 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Infrastructure"
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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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CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 1

CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 1

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film shows road building in Florida , including land clearing, drainage digging, pipe laying, grading, curb construction , limestone quarrying, tar spraying and asphalt laying. See BA156. Produced by Florida State Road Department.
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CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 2

CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 2

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
This film is a continuation of EA001, and shows more road construction . It includes concrete pouring and finished roads with traffic. Produced by the Florida State Road Department.
Collection
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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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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Florida's Canal Main Street

Florida's Canal Main Street

Date
1965 (circa)
Description
Gov. Haydon Burns introduces this film describing the reasons, location and other details of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The canal was being built at the time the film was made. The film has illustrations showing proposed design, testimony by the geologist, sequences of Florida industry, footage of flooding in March 1960 and an enemy submarine threat sequence. President Johnson sets off the first blast in construction. Produced by Leroy Crooks; sponsored by FDC and the Canal Authority of Florida.
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Florida's Turnpike

Florida's Turnpike

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells how Florida's Turnpike was developed. Scenes of the Florida interior and Miami Beach are included. It features Florida Highway Patrol Troop K, motorist assistance and rest stop facilities. It tells how the turnpike is a major commercial facility for produce. The film shows Department of Transportation plans for new facilities along the turnpike. Produced by Robert R. Favorite Productions; sponsored by Florida Department of Transportation.
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FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD

FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD

Date
1970 (circa)
Description
This film tells us about crushed stone and sand and how these materials are used in concrete and water filtration. It shows limestone mining, construction, and many scenes of cities and roads in Florida.
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Garbage and Refuse Handling

Garbage and Refuse Handling

Date
1978-07-14
Description
This film shows a bulldozer pushing garbage in a landfill and garbage trucks. There are aerials of the new Capitol and the old Capitol prior to restoration. There is a posed scene of a man dumping barrels of toxic waste near a dirt road. Viewers see residential garbage pickup, a Reynolds Aluminum recycling station in a tractor-trailer truck and recycling bins in a shopping center parking lot. Produced by R.C. Rackham; sponsored by Florida Department of Environmental Regulation.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION Barges
Bridges
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Transportation
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CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 1 CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 1 Construction
Drainage
Flood control-Florida
Infrastructure
Road construction
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CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 2 CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES OF THE FLORIDA STATE ROAD DEPT NO. 2 Construction
Drainage
Flood control-Florida
Infrastructure
Road construction
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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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FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE Bridges
Infrastructure
Transportation
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Florida's Canal Main StreetFlorida's Canal Main StreetEconomic conditions
Drainage
Flood control--Florida
Governors--Florida
Promotional films
Canals
Inland waterways
Construction
Infrastructure
Cold War
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Florida's TurnpikeFlorida's TurnpikeBeaches
Economic conditions
Infrastructure
Law enforcement
Police officers
Promotional films
Tourism
Transportation
Travel
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FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD Concrete
Construction
Infrastructure
Limestone
Mining industry
Promotional films
Transportation
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Garbage and Refuse Handling Garbage and Refuse Handling Garbage
Infrastructure
Landfills
Recycling
Sanitation
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