[Merton Attwood Collection 1]
Merton Attwood collection
Merton Attwood (Filmmaker)
Footage includes ALCAN travel, a C-47 Wien flight from Fairbanks and a Cessna 180 flight from Bettles, men prospecting with a steam boiler and windlass, people gold mining with a hydraulic giant and heavy equipment, mining activities, a Pan American World Airways (PAN AM) Boeing 377 Stratocruiser arriving in Fairbanks, a Golden Days Parade in Fairbanks, the F.E. gold dredge in operation, a UAF building, placer gold mining activity, pans with gold, aerial views of Northern Alaska, a PAN AM airplane, people building up land on a lake or inlet, graduation activities and a parade, various family activities outside of Alaska, a PAN AM 707, a Wien C-46, a helicopter, a black bear in garbage, mining camp activities including construction and helicopter operations, people unloading a Beaver airplane, village activity, people building a metal structure on Nodwell, children in a village catching fish and playing, men working on equipment, a badminton game, a black bear, and men taking core samples with a drill.
16mm film; color; silent
AirplanesProspectingProspecting equipment & suppliesGold miningGold mining equipmentParades & processionsHydraulic miningLakes & pondsHelicoptersBearsVillagesConstructionFishingBadmintonDrilling
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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