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Roosevelt Dam, The

Reel Number: 220578-05

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1928

Country: USA

Location: Salt River, Arizona

TC Begins: 07:10:45

TC Ends: 07:16:16

Duration: 00:05:31

The Roosevelt Dam Ed. by Caroline Gentry. CU of TR speaking. Desertscape. Completed dam with title giving statistics. High angle with reservoir nearly filled, car driving on top. Spillway machinery, pan to look into abyss. Shot of reservoir. Substation releasing water into irrigation canal. View of canal. Aerial pan over valley and fields. Sheep and cattle. Track past irrigated fields. Eight horses pulling double-bottom plough. Two mules pushing hay forward. Baling machine. Melon fields with workers picking by hand and putting cantaloupes into crates. Pan over dam face. Needs permission from Theodore Roosevelt Assoc.

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