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

PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADES

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
This film tells all about Port Everglades. It shows the types of shipping, dock facilities, warehouse and storage areas available at the port. Ships included are cruise liners, US Navy ships, a three-masted tall ship and the first commercial nuclear-powered ship (the Savannah ). Viewers also see an emergency "scramble" to put out a trash fire and demonstrate their efficiency. Produced by Fletcher Smith Studios of Fort Lauderdale; sponsored by the Port Authority.
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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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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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HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA

HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEA

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
In this film, viewers see beaches, downtown, residences, hotels and motels, dog racing, jai-alai and horse racing at Gulfstream Park. The film also shows deep-sea fishing, tennis, shuffleboard, sailing, golf, baseball spring training, churches, schools, Riverside Military Academy, highways, the railroad station, the Fort Lauderdale airport and a cruise liner. Produced by Grinter-Parisher Jewel Productions; sponsored by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
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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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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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
SENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBASENATOR GEORGE SMATHERS REPORTS - FLORIDA BARGE CANAL/ CUBACeremonies
Cold War
Cuban Revolution
Infrastructure
Labor strikes
Politicians
Politics
Presidents-United States
Railroads
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D.O.T REPORTD.O.T REPORTBridges
Infrastructure
Mass transit
Road construction
Transportation
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FABRICATION OF BRIDGE SECTIONSFABRICATION OF BRIDGE SECTIONSBridges
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Road Construction
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FLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGEFLORIDA REMOTE CONTROL BRIDGEBridges
Infrastructure
Transportation
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PLEASANT PORT EVERGLADESPLEASANT PORT EVERGLADESBoating
Cruise ships
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Shipping
Tourism
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PORT EVERGLADESPORT EVERGLADESBoating
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Shipping
Transportation
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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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HOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEAHOLLYWOOD-BY-THE-SEABaseball
Boating
Fishing
Golf
Infrastructure
Promotional films
Recreation
Tourism
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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTIONBRIDGE CONSTRUCTIONBarges
Bridges
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Transportation
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GASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTIONGASPARILLA '54 AND ROAD CONSTRUCTIONAutomobiles
Bridges
Citrus
Concrete construction
Construction
Infrastructure
Marching bands
Parades
Road construction
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