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.
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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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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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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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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON

Date
1964-02-11
Description
Gov. Bryant speaks on the Florida State Fair, President Kennedy's visit the year before, changes in retailing and banking, and notes the interaction of state and federal governments. He also describes procedures needed in the welfare system, care for the aged and care for the mentally disabled. He says that there are over 8,300 more state employees than when he took office, most in higher education, and that the state universities' staffs are expanding. He tells how expanding highways require more personnel and money. He talks about other changes due to growth in the state and says that we must keep up with it. Produced by FDC. The sound is good but not synchronized.
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS

GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS

Date
1964-01
Description
Gov. Bryant praises the success of the Florida Turnpike Authority upon the opening of the completed Sunshine State Parkway. He also comments on the upcoming commemoration activities for I-75 and plans to expand Florida's "attractive and modern" highway system to benefit from its implementation. Produced by the Florida Development Commission.
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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 WHITE GOLD FLORIDA'S WHITE GOLD Concrete
Construction
Infrastructure
Limestone
Mining industry
Promotional films
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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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON GOV. FARRIS BRYANT AT TAMPA FAIR LUNCHEON Economic conditions
Governors-Florida
High education
Infrastructure
Politicians
Politics
Public health
Transportation
Welfare
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GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS GOV. FARRIS BRYANT HIGHWAY PROGRAM STATEMENTS Governors-Florida
Infrastructure
Politicians
Promotional films
Road construction
Transportation
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