EFFECTS OF ATOMIC BLAST ON ELECTRIC POWER FACILITIES - MAY 5, 1955 EXPERIMENT Ralph V.H. Wood the Philadelphia Electric Company Project Officer for Edison Electric Institute discusses an experiment that was conducted in 1955 at the Nevada Test Site to study the effects of an atomic blast on electric power facilities. Images of utility workers on power lines and preparations for the test flash across the screen while Mr. Wood talks.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:02:12:00, With Audio
SAMPLES OF ROCK TAKEN FROM OIL RIG FOR ANALYSIS - 1950S Oil rig workers stop drilling on a rig to pull up samples of rock from depths as deep as a mile then rush these samples to a lab for chemical analysis. A red truck drives away from the oil rig towering against a clear blue sky.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:43:00, No Audio
ROCK SAMPLES TESTED FOR OIL THROUGH USE OF ATOMIC ENERGY - 1950S Montage of atomic energy used to identify minerals in rock samples that may indicate where crude oil is includes a great pan from a red and white fifties Mobil truck with the Pegasus logo to a white building with a yellow radiation warning sign, rock samples being loaded into an atom smasher (particle accelerator) and the machine activated.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:40:00, No Audio
OIL RIG DRILLS FOR BLACK GOLD - 1950S A 1950s oil rig drills for precious oil in this montage. Pan up the length of an oil rig as a pickup truck drives past then CU pan down of the rig drilling into the rock while workers search for signs of black gold.
Date: 1950s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:25:00, No Audio
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