1940'S - FARMING PRODUCTION A Part one of nineteen forties farming: Food production is yielding to the advance of science. Improved agricultural machinery is resulting in more and better food at lower cost. The farmers efficiency and comfort has been addressed with tractors with enclosed cabs and radios. Soon air conditioning will be added, making the farmer's day more pleasant.
1940'S - BRIDGES AND FREEWAYS Super bridges and express highways are future plans in the nineteen forties. People will be able to drive one hundred fifty miles per hour. Progress and science research will give man more daily hours to enjoy his new and better world.
ROSEMEYER WINS VANDERBILT CUP AUTO RACE Drivers compete for the first major trophy in American auto racing - the Vanderbilt Cup. Bernd Rosemeyer crosses the finish line with a 51-second lead in the International event held in Westbury, New York.
GRAND PRIX DE PAU, FRANCE Race car drivers prepare for the dangerous but exciting Grand Prix de Pau held in the French town located at the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. The cars hurtle through the narrow city streets before Jean-Pierre Wimille takes first place.
UNSER WINS PIKES PEAK AUTO CLASSIC Spectators dot the mountainside as they watch race cars take on hairpin curves and a steep road in the annual Pikes Peak auto classic. Louis Unser beats everyone to the finish line defying danger all the way.
FRENCH TRAIN DERAILED In Villeneuve-St. George, France wooden train coaches jammed with vacationers leaving Paris are splintered like matchwood after an open switch hurls the train from the rails. Workers begin the long job of clearing the tracks after the dead and injured have ben removed.
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