FLYING YANKEE STREAMLINER TRAIN The new diesel-powered streamliner "Flying Yankee" built for the Maine Central Railroad and Boston and Maine Corporation goes for a test run. Passenger and train operator POVs of the countryside flashing past.
FIRST WOMAN PILOT ON MAIL RUN Pilot Helen Richey is seen off on her first flight by an Assistant Postmaster General after receiving the first postal consignment ever flown by a woman. Passenger POV of Helen flying the plane.
GERMAN STRIKE EFFECTS AIRLINES German public workers strike is in its second week, bringing air travel to its knees. Walk outs forced a shut down of a number of major airports in Western Germany. Airplanes sit in an airport. Airports that were still opened, were swamped with almost three times the normal passenger flow.
Date: May 4, 1992 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:24:00, No Audio
ACHILLE LAURO HIJACKED BY TERRORISTS The cruise ship Achille Lauro is hijacked in the Mediterranean Sea by 4 heavily armed Palestinian terrorists. One Passenger, American Leon Klinghoffer, is killed. The ship the Queen Elizabeth II was also a victim of piracy years before. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING.
Date: 1985 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:47:00, With Audio
HARVARD ROWING CREW DEFEATS YALE The Harvard Crew defeats Yale in the four-mile rowing event on the River Thames. Passenger POV from the train that follows the rowers along the shore of the race route.
CABLE CARS ABOVE HOOVER DAM CONSTRUCTION Workmen use cable cars to travel up and down and across a 1,000 foot canyon during construction of the Hoover Dam. Passenger POV of the sheer rock cliffs and work below give one a dizzying perspective on just how high up the cable car is.
WINTER SAILBOAT REGATTA Forty sailboats compete in a Miami, Florida winter regatta skimming over the Biscayne Bay with apparent ease. Passenger POV of sailboats gaining on a competitor then cut to the boat "Hari Kari" moving across the finish line.
USS NARWHAL SUBMARINE DIVING FILMED Cameraman Mervyn Freeman is strapped to the periscope of the USS Narwhal to film the submarine as it goes through diving maneuvers. Great POV from above the sub and it submerges and emerges and passenger/crew POV looking out a portal as the vessel sinks beneath the sea.
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