CHICAGO GRAIN ELEVATOR BURNS DOWN - 1930 Chicago firemen fight a blaze that destroys a famous grain elevator on Goose Island in the Chicago River. The historic building was erected in 1898 by businessman Phillip Armour during his historic battle with Joseph Leiter over supplying the city with wheat.
Date: May 15, 1930 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
RIOTS IN MOROCCO AGAINST FRENCH RULE - 1955 Another bloody colonial crisis confronts France in Morocco when Arab nationalists riot nonstop for three days looting and burning portions of Casablanca. At last the mob is rounded up, but not before at least 80 are killed in the uprising.
ROCKET ENGINE TEST FACILITY - 1960S Pan up from the ground to the top of a steel tower structure that is part of a rocket engine test site possibly at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Cut to flame and burning debris lighting up the night as a rocket is fired from within the tower structure. Rockets used in the NASA space program were often tested at sites such as this one.
Date: 1960s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:29:00, No Audio
HUSBAND DEMONSTRATES SAFETY OF GUN POWDER - 1960S A man stops at a gun shop and purchases ammunition reloading equipment and supplies then arrives home to his wife doing her dry cleaning in the front yard. When she protests the gun powder may be dangerous he lays her fears to rest by giving a demonstration that shows dry cleaning fluid is far more flammable than the gun powder he's purchased.
Date: 1960s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:56:00, No Audio
FIRE AT MEAT PACKING PLANT - 2006 Firefighters fight a large blaze at a meat packing plant in Toronto thought to have been set by an arsonist. Flames are visible from the roof of the building and hoses of water are used to extinguish the flames.
Date: November 6, 2006 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:24:00, No Audio
KENTUCKY TRAIN DERAILMENT & CHEMICAL FIRE - 2007 Aerial CUs and WS of a Bullitt County, Kentucky freight train derailment and chemical fire which sends clouds of black smoke into the air. The accident was later found to be caused by a broken bolt on one of the cars.
Date: January 16, 2007 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:30:00, No Audio
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