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Besler Corporation Promo Film: Steam-Driven Vehicles (1932)
Demonstrates the practicality of steam-driven automobiles, airplanes and trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Steam;
Duration: 00:15:39
Popularity (downloads): 219
 
Mining operations, Pennsylvania coal fields (1904)
The film opens on an area covered with snow where the following operations are visible: track laying, and dirt moving by explosion, grader, steam shovel, and steam engine.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Mines and mineral resources--Pennsylvania; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:02:25
Popularity (downloads): 575
 
NASASciFiles - Launch Catapult (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the on-board steam-powered launch catapult provides the force necessary to give a plane the speed and lift it needs to take off from the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: USS Theodore Roosevelt; Aircraft Carrier; John Olivera; Cylinder; Piston; Shuttle; Flight Deck; Thrust; Steam; Nuclear Reactor; Power Plant; Runway; F-14; Dr. D.; Force; Direct Variation; Roll; Dihedral Angle;
Duration: 00:05:55
Popularity (downloads): 2025
 
NASASciFiles - History of Transportation (2004)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Duration: 00:03:41
Popularity (downloads): 2217
 
NASAKSN - Popcorn (2003)
What makes popcorn pop?

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Bianca Baker; Heat Energy; Expand; Water; Steam;
Duration: 00:00:55
Popularity (downloads): 1771
 
Safe Roads (1935)
Driving is compared with running a railroad train. With excellent images of steam-era passenger trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;Safety: Automotive;
Duration: 00:07:37
Popularity (downloads): 1097
 
"Columbia" winning the cup (1899)
From Edison films catalog: The decisive moment in the great International Yacht Races is shown in this picture. Against a background of well defined clouds, the Light Boat is seen...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: America's Cup races; Yacht racing--United States; Columbia (Yacht)Yachts; ActualitySports (Nonfiction);
Duration: 00:01:33
Popularity (downloads): 2165
 
NASAWhy?Files - Electricity (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining the forms of electricity and the many sources of power.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Electric Charges; Electrons; Lightning; Battery; Socket; Power; Solar Power; Solar Cells; Physics; Wires; Energy; Work; Chemical Energy; Mechanical Motion; Power Company; Current; Sources of Energy; Wind Power; Natural Gas; Coal; Oil; Nuclear Fission; Steam; Turbines; Generator; Niagara Falls Power Project; Hydro Power;
Duration: 00:04:46
Popularity (downloads): 2518
 
Steam hammer, Westinghouse works (1904)
From what appears to be a furnace, a large, glowing block is lifted with the help of a crane over to a table by a group of men. A hammer...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Power hammers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:29
Popularity (downloads): 832
 
Martinez, California Scenes (1927)
Scenes shot in Martinez, Contra Costa County, California, on San Pablo Bay, apparently in the late 1920s. Images include: pans over the waterfront; workers at the Bay Specialty Company; the...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Martinez;Occupations: Laundry;Children;
Duration: 00:14:32
Popularity (downloads): 106
 

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