[KTVF news stories, Fairbanks coal bunker, President Ford visits pipeline]
Some segments of film contain a soundtrack, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The film includes cars going in and out of a parking lot, a toll-booth, a sign with a list of fees (title of segment is "Penney's Parking Lot") (October 21, 1975) (silent), ATCO units and tractor trailers parked near a river and railroad, a voice-over story about the ways in which Healy-area coal is utilized in Interior Alaska (November 1975) (sound), coal bunkers, coal cars, a front end loader scooping coal, a Fairbanks power plant (no date) (silent), exterior views of a Fairbanks power plant, piles of coal (no date) (silent), army helicopters, soldiers in arctic gear, war games (no date) (silent), a Fairbanks power plant (no date) (silent), views of Alyeska's Fairbanks Highway Movement Center, asphalt being laid on a road bed, Fairbanks traffic (no date) (silent), people sleeping and waiting at the airport (no date) (silent), a power plant, a reporter talking about a crisis at GVEA (title of segment is "Power Shutdown") (November 20, 1975) (sound), interior and exterior views of a military hangar, a "Welcome Betty and Gerald" sign (no date) (silent), president Ford and Betty Ford stepping off of an airplane, Ford giving a speech and touring pipeline facilities (no date) (sound and silent), Yukon bridge construction (October 1975) (silent), icy streets and cars in Fairbanks (no date) (silent), jack-o-lanterns and Christmas trees on display (segment is titled "Pumpkins and Christmas") (October 30, 1975) (silent), a view of GVEA power plant facilities (segment is titled "GVEA Breakdown Power") (December 9, 1975) (silent), gas stations, road signs and traffic along Alaska highways in the Delta Junction area (no date) (silent). Christmas decorations are displayed on utility poles (no date) (silent). Sewage treatment plant in Fairbanks (segment is titled "Sewage Plant") (December 1, 1975) (silent), an Alaska Air National Guard hangar and aircraft (no date) (silent), a man being interviewed about the economic future of Delta Junction in a post-pipeline-construction era (December 1975) (sound), a group of women being interviewed about the future of the Delta Junction area (no date) (sound), and firefighters walking around a school to examine fire and water damage (title of segment is "One of Elementary School Fires - Summer 1975 - outs") (1975) (silent).
16mm film; color; sound; silent
Parking lotsCoalPower plantsHelicoptersWar gamesHangarsPresidentsAirplanesPipelinesJack-o-lanternsChristmas treesChristmas decorationsSewageInterviewsFire fighters
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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