35 items found
Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Subject is exactly "Infrastructure "
PORT EVERGLADES

PORT EVERGLADES

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
Great aerials of the dock area and scenes of cargo and cruise ships are included in this 1950s look at Port Everglades. Viewers see lumber, cement, steel and autos unloaded. The film also shows petroleum tankers and tank farms, the electric plant and warehouses.
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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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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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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Sen. George Smathers comments on the construction of the Florida Barge Canal and a groundbreaking ceremony in Jacksonville attended by President Lyndon Johnson. He mentions the Florida East Coast Railway strike. He also comments on an international ban on trade with Cuba. Produced by the Senate Recording Studios.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE

Date
1964-04-02
Description
Tension mounts in this press conference when Gov. Farris Bryant declines to comment at length on the purpose of a secretive personal trip to Washington, D.C. He remarks on the use of the Florida National Guard in response to racial or civil unrest, construction plans for the Florida causeway and the success of the Florida Development Commission. Gov. Bryant also comments on the arrest of Elizabeth Peabody, mother of then-Massachusetts Gov. Endicott Peabody, for her participation in a civil rights march in St. Augustine. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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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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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.
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RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU

RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU

Date
1955 (circa)
Description
The first several minutes of this film are construction scenes. Viewers see Florida Hall and Tully Gym at FSU. Then, a two-engine prop National Airlines plane arrives and a wooden box marked "radioactive" is unloaded and put in the trunk of a car. The box is taken out of the trunk and opened by a man wearing a lab coat and gloves. He opens a small sphere, takes out an object with tweezers and holds it near a Geiger counter. Then, three men work at a lab bench using tweezers and jars.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
PORT EVERGLADES PORT EVERGLADES Boating
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Shipping
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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FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGE Bridges
Infrastructure
Transportation
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SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBA Ceremonies
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Infrastructure
Labor strikes
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Railroads
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE GOV. FARRIS BRYANT PRESS CONFERENCE Civil rights
Demonstrations
Governors-Florida
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Race relations
Transportation
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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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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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RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU RADIOACTIVE CARGO: FSU Construction
Infrastructure
Radioactive material
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