TRANSPORTATION PARADE & HORATIO ALLEN MONUMENT - 1929 In Pennsylvania, onlookers watch a parade of the evolving means of transportation. Mrs. Lewis, granddaughter of railroad engineer Horatio Lewis, unveils a monument commemorating his memory. Model of the Stourbridge Lion locomotive circa 1929.
AIR & AUTO TRANSPORTATION INNOVATIONS - 1955 Innovations in air travel include America's first Boeing jet transport completing a trans-continental flight in 3 hours and 58 minutes. Elsewhere in Paris an auto show focuses on a breathtaking display of tomorrow's cars.
Date: October 16, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:18:00, With Audio
CUSTOMIZED CAR-PLANE COMBO - 1955 Leland Brian demonstrates his customized car-plane. He drives it on the road then attaches wings at the airport that allow him to take to the skies - no traffic jam too big for this vehicle to get around.
LE MANS AUTO RACE DISASTER - 1955 Tragedy strikes the Le Mans classic in France when a Mercedes crashes into the rear of another car then caroms into the crowd exploding. The flaming wreckage cuts a 400-yard furrow of death killing 80 and injuring more than 100 in the tragedy.
Date: June 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:31:00, No Audio
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