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Automobile race for the Vanderbilt Cup
This automobile race was filmed from many camera positions. Several different types of motor cars from all parts of the world are seen. A series of interconnecting roads was used...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Automobile racing; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:03:10
Popularity (downloads): 1077
 
Aurora Stunt and Drag Race Set Commercial
Television commercial for Aurora Stunt and Drag Race toy cars.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:01:00
Popularity (downloads): 345
 
Dole Air Race, 1927 (1927)
Aviation's elite converges on Oakland for the Dole race to Hawaii.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: History;Newsreels;San Francisco: Aviation;
Duration: 00:09:50
Popularity (downloads): 372
 
Auto boat race on the Hudson (1904)
The single camera position was from the point of view of the judge of the course. The films shows a boat race between small, motor-driven speed boats, which were approximately...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boat racing--Hudson River; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:34
Popularity (downloads): 716
 
NASAKSN - Wind Tunnels (2003)
NASA Kids Science News segment explaining how wind tunnels work and what they do.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News; Wind Tunnel; Airplane; Fan; Wind; Testing; Models; Scale; Aircraft; Race Cars; Spacecraft;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 3839
 
NASASciFiles - Concept Cars (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the future of transportation involving concept cars and how new vehicles will look like in the future.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Transportation; Concept Cars; Research; General Motors; Autonomy; Fuel Cell; Biwire; Technology; Battery; Energy; Recharchable; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Electricity; Heat; Gasoline; Processes; Consumer Research; Brainstorming; Engineering Design Process; Scientific Method; Problem-solving; Data; Physics; Gravity; Friction; Auto Industry; Transmission; Engine;
Duration: 00:04:01
Popularity (downloads): 1870
 
Loading the ice on cars, conveying it across the mountains, and loading it into boats (1902)
The film covers four operations involved in shipping ice: sawing the ice from frozen-over lakes, transferring it by means of speciality constructed freight cars to a dock some distance away,...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Ice industry; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 531
 
Racing at Sheepshead Bay (1897)
From Edison films catalog: The finish and weighing out of a running race with nine starters. Won by famous Clifford, Sloane up. 50 feet. 7.50.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Horse racing--New York (State)--New York; Race horses--New York (State)--New York; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--New York; Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.); Jockeys--New York (State)--New York; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:25
Popularity (downloads): 744
 
Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows a part of the enormous crowd and the start and finish of the free-for-all pacing race, in which the fastest harness horse in the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Harness racing--Connecticut--Hartford; Harness racehorses--Connecticut--Hartford; Horse racing--Connecticut--Hartford; Racetracks (Horse racing)--Connecticut--Hartford; Hartford (Conn.); Horses--Connecticut--Hartford; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 613
 
Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 1) (1936)
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: Miami, Florida police practice shooting at stationary targets from moving cars; Southern youngsters learn safe driving habits while driving in kiddie...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels;Automobiles: Advertising;
Duration: 00:08:26
Popularity (downloads): 594
 

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