"THERMOS" CAR TRANSPORTS MOLTEN METAL - 1932 Molten ore is heated to 2,300 degrees Fahrenheit then poured into a new type of Ohio-based freight car that keeps the metal in its liquid state as its shipped to a mill 12 miles away. The new car is designed on the same principle as a thermos and is hailed as a significant advance in the iron industry.
1938 ALL-STAR GAME Lots of shots from the 1938 All-Star Game at Cincinnati's Crosley Field, photographed on the field level and from the press box. New York Giant slugger Mel Ott hits some balls during batting practice. Youthful Joe DiMaggio talks to a civilian near the batting cage. Clown Prince of Baseball Al Schacht, in hobo outfit and cleats, performs some comedy pitching. Ott talks to a reporter. Reporters at work in the press box are seen in a panning shot. An announcer watches the game through binoculars as he broadcasts. Most of the game footage is too overexposed to decipher.
1938 NATIONAL PIGEON RACE All 30,000 winged carrier pigeons are tagged and registered for the National Pigeon Race in Narietta, Ohio. After the administrative work is done the birds are turned loose during the Northwest Territory Celebration to fly to home roosts in many parts of the country in amazing long distance flights.
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