WOODEN BARRELS MANUFACTURED Thanks to the repeal on Prohibition a Chicago barrel plant is swamped with orders for the wooden containers. Approximately 12,000 barrels are churned out each day to keep up with the new demand.
FOREST RANGERS & SNOWPLOWS FIGHT SNOW Forest rangers make their way through 16-foot drifts on skis and by sled to bring food to people snowed in or near Mt. Stillman, California. Snowplows try to clear the roads as the worst weather in years buries everyone and everything under a blanket of white.
GALE HITS THE WINDY CITY & ITS SHORES Huge waves break along the shores of Lake Michigan as gale winds at better than 60 m.p.h. help the windy city of Chicago live up to its nickname. Inland pedestrians hold on their hats and run for safety from the storm.
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.
SIR CAMPBELL & BLUEBIRD BREAK SPEED RECORD English racing motorist Sir Malcolm Campbell sets a new speed record of 272 m.p.h. at Daytona Beach, Florida. Crowds watch as Sir Malcolm and his car Bluebird whip past them on the sands.
WATERFALL CLIFF DIVERS A group of young men risk their lives as they leap off the cliffs into a whirlpool below the River Falls at Hogs Back in Hull, Quebec. A summer past time that is not for the faint of heart.
WORLD'S LARGEST BOOK UNVEILED The world's largest book is unveiled in Union Square, N.Y. as part of a publicity campaign to get signatures on a petition calling for the maintenance of the peace of the world at the upcoming disarmament conference in Geneva.
The weighty tome is 7 1/2 feet high, 3 1/2 feet thick and 2,330 pounds.
N.Y.C. ELITE ATTEND CURRY WEDDING New York's elite arrive outside the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola for the wedding of John F. Curry Jr. and Miss Virginia May Dillon. Mr. Curry's father is the leader of New York City's Tammany Hall political machine.
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