Alaska Film Archives

[1974 Chena flood dam construction]
[1974 Chena flood dam construction]
This film features earth-moving equipment at work on dam construction as well as culverts filling with water.
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1973]
[KTVF television raw footage and news stories from Fairbanks during 1973]
Stories and footage include Boy Scouts participating in Scout-O-Rama at Alaskaland, Judge Rabinowitz speaking at a Kiwanis meeting (4/30/73), a Chamber of Commerce meeting (4/10/73), children playing in water during break-up (4/11/73), people in a church (4/12/73), people riding a horse and buggy (4/14/73), students working at the Career Extension Center and staff members being interviewed (4/14/73), a reporter examining vehicles available for auction at 6-mile surplus (4/14/73), a Chamber of Commerce meeting (4/17/73), school students reviewing pollution monitoring equipment in Fairbanks (4/21/73), Mr. McFarland being interviewed about Dr. Hiatt coming to the University of Alaska (5/19/73), the new McKinley Park Hotel under construction (5/19/73), people at a banquet (5/19/73), Dr. and Mrs. Wood receiving a clock at a luncheon (5/19/73), German travellers in a Volkswagen bus on a 30,000 mile road test (6/1/73), a track meet at Ft. Wainwright, Ted Lehne interviewing Native elder Frank[?] at Evansville near Bettles about life in Old Bettles and Evansville (6/4/73), pedestrian overpass construction over Airport Way at Lathrop High School (6/5/73), an Alaska Railroad depot with a train arriving in Fairbanks (6/5/73), people at a meeting, medical supplies, Dr. Kaufmann of the AMA being interviewed (6/8/73), a log cabin under construction on Noble street (6/9/73), USDA officials at UAF (6/19/73), Chuck Smith's retirement (6/20/73), a fire at the Northward building (6/27/73), fire department equipment, and people enjoying summer weather (6/30/73).
[KTVF news stories from Fairbanks during 1973 - 3]
[KTVF news stories from Fairbanks during 1973 - 3]
Footage and stories include Alaska state legislators in Juneau (4/3/73), reporter Phil Deisher examining problems at North Pole Elementary School (4/6/73), state legislators in Juneau (4/7/73), an Air Vietnam jet landing in Fairbanks with president Thieu (4/10/73), housing on Ft. Wainwright and plans to shut down the North side of post (4/17/73), ducks arriving at Creamer's field (4/21/73), Larry Carpenter reporting on an explosion and a fire at an apartment house in an Aurora subdivision (4/23/73), a fire at Chateau Apartments on Airport Way, Judge Rabinowitz speaking at a Kiwanis meeting about sentence review, Mayor Carlson with high school students (4/16/73), construction at the Alaska Crippled Children and Adults center (4/7/73), airport fire fighting equipment (4/7/73), a school board meeting (4/25/73), a spokesman for pipeline education (4/26/73), a food price meeting at Salvation Army (4/27/73), and a PTA meeting.
[Boat race, Jim O'Sullivan interview]
[Boat race, Jim O'Sullivan interview]
Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The footage features a boat race, men climbing out of a boat as spectators on the river bank watch, Jim O'Sullivan being interviewed in an office about his election campaign for state legislature (title of segment is "Jim O' Sullivan and Boat Race") (June 20, 1976).
[KTVF news stories from Fairbanks during 1973 - 2]
[KTVF news stories from Fairbanks during 1973 - 2]
Stories and footage include a story about juvenile probation in Alaska with reporter Larry Carpenter and counselors Stece Clark and Mary Wadeson, a story about emergency medical training in Alaska with reporter Phil Deisher (2/20/73), silent footage of a Fairbanks Memorial Hospital annual meeting, traffic on Cushman street at Airport Road (2/22/73), a story about the Fairbanks USO with administrator Lynn Gregory and reporter Larry Carpenter, an unidentified nurse being interviewed about an abandoned baby found at the hospital (3/10/73), silent footage of Native women preparing potlatch food and arts and crafts (3/14/73), silent footage of the Fairbanks Police Department crime van (3/28/73), a story about the Delta Junction Fire Department getting a new fire truck by saving Betty Crocker coupons with Ted Lehne interviewing Mrs. Dean Goodwin and Mrs. Hanna Heinemann as well as Fire Chief Doug Parsons (3/28/73), a story about special classes in Fairbanks with wood carver Kenneth Foldoe and other instructors, children at Barnette Elementary School with reporter Terry Foster (3/31/73), reporter Tom Jensen with a story about Chuck Clutts, the crowning of Miss Fairbanks 1973 Roxanne Killingsworth and Miss Alaska Universe 1973 Wendy Curwin (3/12/73), reporter Tom Jensen with a story about the first 800 mile snowmachine race from Nenana to Nome (3/12/73), silent footage of a man speaking to a group of retired residents (3/13/73), silent footage of a man being presented a plaque (3/12/73), silent footage of an airport model (3/28/73), and silent footage of vandalized telephone booths.
[Aerial view of pipeline construction]
[Aerial view of pipeline construction]
Footage includes aerial views of Fairbanks, the pipeyard, pipeline construction, sections of pipeline arranged along the roadside, trucking on the Haul Road, and North Star terminals.
[KTVF news stories, hovercraft, Lathrop High School, boat races]
[KTVF news stories, hovercraft, Lathrop High School, boat races]
Some segments of this film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Undated segments were originally grouped with the dated segments and are most likely from 1974. The film features a large hovercraft moving across a snowy landscape, ships moving through ice pack (segment is titled "Alyeska") (undated) (sound), a man (identified later in the film as Charles Elder) speaking about litigation holding up the development of the Haul Road, Alyeska and Bechtel, pipeline construction bids, other topics (undated) (sound), stacks of Alyeska Pipeline Reports (undated) (silent), reporter Larry Holmstrom conducting man-on-the-street interviews about the changes in store for Fairbanks due to the recent signing of the pipeline permit by the Interior Secretary (undated) (sound), people swimming in an indoor pool (undated) (sound), the Fairbanks North Star Borough Library building at First and Cowles, people meeting inside the library (undated) (silent), Fairbanks Merric Hangar, people at a presentation inside the hangar (March 18, 1974) (silent), land-use displays, the Pay-N-Save Drugs building (March 21, 1974) (silent), breakup scenes, the Chena Ice-Classic tripod on the Chena River (March 25, 1974) (silent), Lathrop faculty members Bob Boko, Don Gray, Thomas Amadon, Ed Schellinger, and students being interviewed about the principal's recent resignation, interviews about their thoughts on the proposal for a two-school system due to pipeline construction (April 6, 1974) (sound), boats racing on the Chena River near downtown Fairbanks, a trophy presentation (title of segment is "Shakedown Boat Races") (May 20, 1974) (silent), a cabin and buildings burning to the ground, police and firefighters at the scene (May 25, 1974) (silent), boats racing on the Chena River near downtown Fairbanks, spectators on the bank, trophies being presented (title of segment is "Bus. Man Boat Race") (May 27, 1974) (silent), reporter Chuck Benson interviewing various racecar drivers in Fairbanks about their various forms of racing, Ron Kintner (sp) talking about races at Tanacross Airfield, Gary Bodenstadt talking about drag racing in Anchorage, Roger Anders talking about dirt-track racing in Fairbanks, a brief interview with trophy girls Pat Weaver and Sherry Williams (June 1, 1974) (sound), a man being interviewed about wildfire control operations and new firefighting aircraft (June 2, 1974) (sound), the start of a bike race (title of segment is "Bike Classic") (June 3, 1974) (silent), Charles Elder speaking about the pipeline construction schedule, camp phasing, and transportation, etc. (June 4, 1974) (sound), people preparing and repairing the Goldpanners baseball stadium and ballfield (June 18, 1974) (silent), and the Nenana parking lot at the University of Alaska Fairbanks being used as a location to mix topsoil (June 19, 1974) (sound).
[KTVF news stories, tankers at Valdez, Yukon 800 boat race, Golden Days parade]
[KTVF news stories, tankers at Valdez, Yukon 800 boat race, Golden Days parade]
Some segments of this film have sound, and others are silent. Specific dates are noted in parentheses when available. The footage features Amanda Blake and other celebrities from the television show "Gunsmoke" touring the musk ox farm at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the celebrities watching moose and bears in Denali National Park (silent), Valdez port facilities, a ceremony on a dock, the ARCO tanker "Juneau" leaving the dock (sound), trucks on the Haul Road in the Atigun Pass region, pump stations in the evening and at night (silent), scenes from the Yukon 800 boat race, boats on the Yukon River, boats arriving in Fairbanks, a trophy being awarded to a man (1974) (silent), the construction of Hamilton Elementary School and a shopping complex (June 21, 1974) (sound), water carnival scenes, kids playing in water, kids and adults near a river (June 30, 1974) (silent), the Golden Days parade in downtown Fairbanks, a kids' football competition (silent), motorcross bike races, a ceremony in Valdez aboard the ARCO tanker "Fairbanks," a helicopter flying over Fairbanks, and Fairbanks flight school (silent).
[KTVF news stories, interviews, Binkley interview, Bob Hope, Golden Days 1977]
[KTVF news stories, interviews, Binkley interview, Bob Hope, Golden Days 1977]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes men being interviewed about public and press access to juvenile court proceedings (sound) (undated), Fairbanks cab drivers being interviewed about the murder of a cab driver in Anchorage (sound) (undated), a man in handcuffs being led through an airport to board an Alaska Airlines flight (silent) (undated), a military official speaking about military funding, the military official talking about a volunteer army and the anticipated ending of the draft (sound) (undated), public hearing scenes (silent) (undated), a man being interviewed about the affect of a West Coast longshoremen's strike on Fairbanks (sound) (undated), men speaking (silent) (undated), a local official being interviewed about a possible phase-out of Fort Wainwright beginning in 1973 (sound) (undated), comedian Bob Hope stepping off an airplane and being interviewed about upcoming shows to entertain troops at Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base, Bob Hope speaking to a crowd (sound) (undated), British explorer Colin Irwin aboard the sailboat "Endeavour," Irwin being interviewed in Point Barrow before attempting to navigate the Northwest Passage in 1971 (sound) (undated), tourists boarding the newly completed riverboat "Discovery II," Captain Jim Binkley being interviewed, a Texas woman being interviewed about her Alaskan tour (sound) (undated), men in gold rush era costumes weighing gold (sound) (undated), artists selling paintings and crafts in Fairbanks, a celebration and speeches at a Felix Pedro monument (silent and sound) (1977), parade scenes, and people at Alaskaland in Fairbanks (silent and sound) (segment titled "Kiddies Parade 1977").
[KTVF news stories, interviews, dog mushing, softball, forest fires]
[KTVF news stories, interviews, dog mushing, softball, forest fires]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The footage includes a man speaking at a banquet about the need for action (title of segment is "University of Alaska President Hiatt") (undated) (sound), Pan Am officials being interviewed at an airport about a New York to Tokyo flight stopping at Fairbanks and tracing the route pioneered by Charles and Anne Lindbergh (title of segment is "Ted Lehme") (undated) (sound), men and women at dinner and at a painting class (titles of segment is "People: North Star Council on Aging") (undated) (silent), a dog musher being interviewed about travel by dogsled along the Trans-Alaska Pipeline route (title of segment is "People: Red Ohlsen") (undated) (sound), a man being interviewed about borough and city government structure (title of segment is "People: Wally Droz") (undated) (sound), boat views and a woman being interviewed aboard a boat (segment is titled "Smith") (undated) (silent), men playing pool (segment is titled "Gov. Hammond") (undated) (sound), views of people in downtown Fairbanks, men in scuba gear running through the street and into the Pantry Market, men swimming in the Chena River (segment is titled "Pantry Outs") (undated) (silent), children exploring a library (undated) (silent), views of DJs at work in the booth at the KFRB radio station in Fairbanks (segment is titled "Highways") (1971) (sound and silent), members of the Fairbanks Softball Association presenting a jacket to borough representative J. Carlson who then hits and throws a softball (undated) (sound), and aerial views of a wildfire and smoke (undated) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, hospital construction, Main School, College Post Office]
[KTVF news stories, hospital construction, Main School, College Post Office]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The footage includes breakup scenes, melting snow and ice, a Dairy Queen, downtown Fairbanks streets, a story about the arrival of spring (undated) (sound), people gathered to listen to a speaker (story titled "U of A Rally #2") (undated) (silent), Dr. Wells being interviewed about an art workshop for children, kids working on crafts (undated) (sound), a fire Marshall and others testing fire retardants (undated) (sound), open piles of burning trash at the City of Fairbanks Refuse Disposal Area (story titled "Dump Fire") (undated) (sound), an architect being interviewed about progress on the construction of the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, exterior and interior views of hospital construction, a check being presented to Dr. William Wood (undated) (sound), scenes from a science fair at Ryan High School (undated) (sound), a story about the development of the Easter egg (undated) (sound), a person in an outhouse costume with sign encouraging a "yes" vote on the sewer bond issue (undated) (sound), men being interviewed about damage and disrepair at Main Junior High School, kids going to class (undated) (sound), men being interviewed about a pilot training program at the University of Alaska (undated) (sound), interior and exterior views of College Post Office (undated) (silent), outdoor wedding ceremony scenes (undated) (silent), police investigating a crime at an apartment building (1971) (silent), Senator Ted Stevens addressing a group of teenagers at the Alaska Boys State mock legislative session at Copper Valley School, Senator Stevens talking about the proposed Cannikin Atomic test on Amchitka Island (June 14, 1971) (sound), a meeting, a story about a school board and budget cuts (June 9, 1971) (sound), a swearing-in ceremony (June 15, 1971) (silent), a meeting (story titled "Assembly") (June 5, 1971) (silent), meeting scenes (segment titled "Alaska DLON [?]") (June 7, 1971) (silent), a man being interviewed about a new BLM firetruck (probably 1971) (sound), a man being interviewed about telephone wires and ductwork installation (segment titled "Mobius - MUS") (June 25, 1971) (sound), a state trooper investigating a charge of flag abuse at a cabin involving a couple displaying an American flag with a peace sign on it (1971) (sound), a policeman driving on a course, and a policeman being interviewed about car safety features (1971) (sound).
[KTVF news stories, Pioneers Home, social services, military exercises]
[KTVF news stories, Pioneers Home, social services, military exercises]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes views of Fairbanks Pioneers Home, men and women playing pool and reading and doing craft projects, children meeting with residents, women talking about the facility and residents (undated) (sound), views of the Tundra Copter helicopter taking off as well as flying and landing (undated) (silent), views of the Island Counseling and Resource Exchange Building, men and women being interviewed about the counseling process (undated) (sound), a couple being interviewed (segment titled "Social Services Marriage Counseling") (undated) (silent), a woman (segment titled "Social Worker") (undated) (silent), a woman filling out paperwork (segment titled "Adoption Jane") (undated) (silent), an interview (segment titled "Assistant Attorney General") (undated) (silent), elderly men and women in a painting class, eating a meal, and bowling (segment titled "North Star Council on Aging") (undated) (silent), a boy leaving a house, crossing a street, and returning home (segment titled "Mt. McKinley Bank spot") (undated) (silent), views of Fairbanks Security dispatch, cars responding to an alarm (undated) (silent), views of water damage in a building (undated) (silent), an airplane at an airport, men and women at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, people touring Alaska communities (undated) (silent), men being interviewed about a possible move of Alaska's capital from Juneau (undated) (sound), military exercises, a parachute drop, and helicopters (undated) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, sports, Yukon 800, dog mushing, Equinox Marathon]
[KTVF news stories, sports, Yukon 800, dog mushing, Equinox Marathon]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes spectators in Fairbanks watching the Yukon 800 boat race, boats on the Chena River, boats on the Tanana River in Nenana, spectators on a bridge in Nenana, boats arriving in downtown Fairbanks, a trophy being awarded (silent) (titled "Yukon 800") (undated), a dog yard in winter, dogs being put into a harness, spectators watching a race (silent) (titled "Junior Dog Musher") (undated), stock car race scenes (sound) (undated), Fairbanks area scenes, a sled dog race, close-up views of dogs (silent) (titled "Dog Poem") (undated). Beluga dome at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, highlights from the ninth annual Equinox Marathon, first place finisher Mike Devecka crossing the finish line (sound and silent) (undated), scenes from the first annual News Media Shoot Off match (sound) (titled "Fairbanks Trap Shoot") (undated), race boats on the Chena and Tanana Rivers (silent) (titled "Yukon 800") (undated), basketball game scenes (silent) (undated), spectators and ballplayers at a Fairbanks Goldpanners baseball game (sound) (titled "Goldpanners") (undated), girls competing in a swim meet at an indoor pool (silent) (undated), snow machines racing around a track (silent) (undated), and scenes from a raft race on the Tanana River (silent) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, McKinley Park, dog mushing, Yukon 800 boat race, forest fire]
[KTVF news stories, McKinley Park, dog mushing, Yukon 800 boat race, forest fire]
Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. The footage features views of mountains and scenery at Mt. McKinley National Park, a woman driving a vehicle into the park, a train, dog sledding footage (segment is titled "Mt. McKinley") (no date) (silent), a man loading a dog sled, a dog yard, a man putting dogs into dog boxes on a truck, a man putting chains on sled runners, mushing scenes (segment is titled "Dennis Kogal A&P Mt. McKinley") (no date) (silent), spectators watching the Yukon 800 boat race from the banks of the Chena River, boats on the river, aerial views of a large airport (no description or date) (silent), aerial views of a forest fire, a Yukon River bridge, Five-Mile camp, the pipeline, men with piles of boxes, a helicopter, a boat on the Yukon River, men at a camp along the river, and firefighters fighting a forest fire (no description or date) (silent).
[KTVF news stories, dog mushing, Pump Station Number One]
[KTVF news stories, dog mushing, Pump Station Number One]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. The footage features a man hooking up a dog team to a sled and driving the team through woods, two people and many supplies on a sled, a sled overturning and men pushing it upright, a man skiing between the dogs and the sled, men stopping at a cabin, dogs being fed frozen fish, more dog mushing scenes, and a man unloading supplies from a cache (segment is untitled and undated) (silent). This is followed by footage of Dr. Darch of the Alyeska Pipeline company speaking about pipeline security and other issues, aerial views of tundra and oil-drilling facilities, Dr. Darch being interviewed, and interior and exterior views of Pump Station One. (segment is untitled and undated) (sound).
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF clips, construction, beauty pageant, auction, baseball]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF clips, construction, beauty pageant, auction, baseball]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes a man putting rolls of insulation in a wall, a title screen saying "Division of Energy and Power Development - Anchorage Alaska," close-up views of a gas pump, a man pumping gas/heating oil (silent and sound) (undated), representative Andy Warwick being interviewed about his thoughts on Alaska's future (sound) (undated), semi-trucks loaded with construction supplies traveling along a gravel road (silent) (undated), dancers on a stage, a drummer and a guitarist, a beauty pageant with women in swimsuits and evening gowns, the pageant winner being crowned and interviewed (silent) (undated), Tim Wallace of the Fairbanks Native Association and a member of the State Chamber speaking at a Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce meeting (sound) (undated), an auction, a sign with the date "1977," rows of bulldozers being sold (silent) (undated), people building a boardwalk and trail through the woods (silent) (undated), men in an office doing paperwork and filling out a logbook (silent) (titled "Truckers") (undated), a baseball game, players in Alaska baseball uniforms (silent) (titled "Wichita") (undated), building construction, traffic, road construction (silent) (undated), people packing gear, an archaeological dig site, a man being interviewed about archaeological finds, people digging, and people holding up objects (sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF short clips, pipeline, fine arts classes]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous KTVF short clips, pipeline, fine arts classes]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes a man being taken to a hospital, men in hospital rooms, aerial views of Fairbanks, people discussing building plans, a city view, pipeline construction scenes (silent) (undated), views of a Fairbanks dump, an official being interviewed about a dump closure (poor quality sound) (undated), harbor scenes, wreckage along a shore, a Seward Fisheries building, people fishing along a shore, a hospital, a river and waterfall (unrelated sound) (titled "Seward") (September 25, 1972), Golden Days activities, Fairbanks scenes (sound and silent) (undated), city officials meeting (silent and sound) (undated), people taking swimming lessons, a Middle-Eastern drum class, a guitar class, a Middle-Eastern dance class, interviews with instructors (silent and sound) (undated), a family picnic, a man washing a car (silent) (undated), views of a North Pole refinery facility, a reporter speaking about winterizing procedures at a refinery (sound) (undated), people being interviewed about elderly students taking TVCC classes, and Middle-Eastern dance class scenes (sound) (undated).
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous clips, 1977 North American Sled Dog Race, Samuelson interview, UAF fire station, sprint cars]
[KTVF news stories, miscellaneous clips, 1977 North American Sled Dog Race, Samuelson interview, UAF fire station, sprint cars]
Some segments of film contain audio, and others are silent. Specific dates and other information noted on the original film are given here in parentheses. Footage includes a man speaking about insulation and heating costs and building design, interior and exterior views of an automobile showroom (sound) (undated), crowds at a dog race (sound) (undated), elaborate parkas worn by a woman and child (sound) (titled "1977 North American Parka Show"), spectators lined up along a fence (sound) (titled "North American Race Spectators") (undated), starting line views, spectators, dog handlers, people waxing sled runners (sound) (titled "1977 North American") (undated), Moe Samuelson being interviewed, Samuelson pointing at a map of a river and talking about the Yukon 800 boat race (sound) (undated), an official being interviewed about homeowner's insurance policies, views of the University of Alaska fire station and fire trucks (sound) (titled "Sheltor Fire Chief") (undated), and sprint car race scenes (silent) (undated).
[Governor Egan inauguration and speeches]
[Governor Egan inauguration and speeches]
This footage shows Lieutenant Governor Boucher and Governor Egan are sworn in followed by a portion of the Governor's inaugural address. Additional footage includes Governor Egan speaking before the Alaska Chamber of Commerce about the value of Prudhoe Bay oil, Governor Egan speaking about collective bargaining by public employees, Governor Egan swearing in Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court Rabinowitz, Governor Egan speaking about suing the Federal Government over land withdrawals, and Governor Egan speaking before the Alaska Visitors Association about bringing Alaska Natives into the visitors industry.
[Pipeline Report #5 B-roll]
[Pipeline Report #5 B-roll]
Footage features the Haul Road, trucks, workers, pipeline construction, and pipeline camps. It also includes Interviews about pipeline construction progress and its impacts on Alaska communities.
[Haul Road truckers, Muleskinner's, interview scenes]
[Haul Road truckers, Muleskinner's, interview scenes]
This footage shows trucks hauling pipeline segments along the Haul Road in winter, men and boys carrying firewood and buckets of water, a woman working in a garden, a stream and homestead (in an area known as "Muleskinner's" according to a label on the film), flowers, a man and woman being interviewed, a woman cooking in a cabin, a woman serving chicken and biscuits to people seated at a table, men and a woman being interviewed, a child's drawings of a truck, men entering a cabin as children watch, the interior of a truck cab, a trucker driving a truck, and a man being interviewed at a cabin.
[Pipeline Report: A or B roll]
[Pipeline Report: A or B roll]
Ted Lehne introduces the program, which is one of a series. Footage includes welders joining pipe into 80 foot sections, crews working on vertical support members (VSM), crews coating a pipe, pipeline medical personnel, Galbraith Clinic, a Fairbanks ambulance and downtown streets, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital rooms and aerial views, Jay Lewis speaking, and recording equipment at the KTVF recording studio.
[Pipeline Report #5 A-roll]
[Pipeline Report #5 A-roll]
This was filmed during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Reporter Ted Lehne reports on the progress of the construction. Footage includes 48-inch pipe on rail cars, 80-foot lengths of pipe on trucks, Ted Lehne, Delta Camp, school children, work on vertical support members (VSM), aerial views of pipeline construction, and a pipeline camp.
[KTVF news stories from Fairbanks between 1969 and 1975]
[KTVF news stories from Fairbanks between 1969 and 1975]
Footage features Army Airborne paratroopers jumping from transports at Ft. Wainwright, ice fog in Fairbanks, taxi cabs, a building on fire, and cranes tearing down the remains of the Nordale Hotel (1972). Additional footage includes the Golden Days Parade in 1969.
[KTVF news stories, GOP convention, Alyeska report]
[KTVF news stories, GOP convention, Alyeska report]
Footage includes the Jim Thompson Ford dealership in Fairbanks (silent) (9/17/73), men speaking at a United Way meeting (silent) (9/25/73), the dedication of the Hutchison Center with aircraft mechanic Jim Hutchison and other dignitaries in attendance (sound) (9/29/73), a bomber aircraft sitting on a ramp at an airport (silent) (9/22/73), Fairbanks Police Department investigating a S&W Insulation truck explosion (sound) (10/5/73), singer Anne Murray being greeted by bagpipers at the Fairbanks airport (sound) (10/6/73), a semi-truck load of pumpkins arriving in Fairbanks (sound) (10/11/73), the swearing in of assembly and school board members (silent) (10/12/73), a woman being interviewed about nutrition and the cost of school lunches (sound) (10/13/73), rooms and beds in the Fairbanks Native Association Sleep-Off Center (sound) (11/20/73), Rickshaw Chinese - American Restaurant (silent) (11/21/73), a story about emmissions from the Fort Wainwright power plant (sound) (11/21/73), airport scenes (silent) (11/22/73), a Thanksgiving meal being served to a large group (silent), Alaska State Senator Keith Miller speaking out against incumbant U.S. Senator Mike Gravel at a local GOP convention (sound) (11/23/73), men working on street lights near Penneys building in Fairbanks (silent), Art Linkletter speaking in support of President Nixon at a local GOP meeting (sound) (11/26/73), Ted Stevens at a meeting (silent) (11/24/73), a story about the communication links between Anchorage and Fairbanks that will provide Fairbanks with live TV (sound) (11/27/73), Nerland Hall and lower campus dorms at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (silent) (12/3/73), the Fairbanks Datsun dealership and cars (silent), a bank's exterior and interior (silent) (12/4/73), the Chena View Hotel construction site (silent) (12/5/73), and Alyeska officials in Anchorage reporting on projected numbers of workers needed to build the Trans-Alaska Pipeline so that Alaska communities could plan for the impacts caused by the coming influx of workers and their familes (sound) (12/5/73).
[KTVF news stories from 1973]
[KTVF news stories from 1973]
Footage includes a simulated school bus disaster drill (sound), Rainbow Girls walking along a sidewalk (7/10/73), workers at Greer Tank and Welding (7/11/73), a man and children loading a bus camper (7/13/73), Governor Keith Miller driving a golden spike in the Alaska Railroad rededication ceremony at the Tanana River Bridge in Nenana (7/15/73), the interior of Foodland (7/14/73), a Felix Pedro look-alike (7/18/73), a band performing at a University of Alaska music camp and director Charles Davis being interviewed about camp activities (sound) (7/21/73), the rededication of a Pedro Monument (7/23/73), antique automobiles in a Penneys parking lot (7/28/73), the University of Alaska Safety and Security building (sound) (7/23/73), a gold display at the C.J. Berry Gold Room (7/27/73), Cathie Reese being interviewed by Larry Holmstrom about her swimming pool, an Alaska Airlines jet (image reversed) (8/16/73), military officer Ambrose retiring (8/16/73), a Wien jet arriving and cast members from the television series Gunsmoke departing (8/16/73), a ground-breaking ceremony for the Chena River Lakes Project, University of Alaska President Hiatt being interviewed by reporter Larry Carpenter about direction for the university (sound) (8/20/73), and an unidentified meeting (8/21/73).
[KTVF news stories from 1972]
[KTVF news stories from 1972]
Footage and stories include the Pioneers of Alaska election of Mariel Wilbur and Howard Marlin reported by Pat Egan (1/10/72), Chuck Reese being interviewed by Larry Carpenter about school superintendent Taylor resigning (1/10/72), silent footage of a house fire at night with an Eielson fire truck nearby (1/10/72), Lou Haines explaining a new detox program in Alaska (1/10/72), Larry Carpenter reporting on an election at the Tanana Chiefs Conference and interviewing President Tim Wallis (1/11/72), magistrate training in Fairbanks reported by Pat Egan (1/12/72), a U.S. Navy officer talking about the Soviet Navy (1/13/72), utility trucks during power outage in winter (1/13/72), Larry Carpenter reporting on the Judicial Council in Alaska with comments by Judge Hugh Connelly and Dean Fouts (1/14/72), Phil Deisher reporting on the Institute of Marine Science in the Duckering Building at the University of Alaska Fairbanks with an interview of Dr. Donald Hood (1/14/72), and an unidentified man speaking about air pollution monitoring programs that will be developed in Fairbanks.
[KTVF news stories from 1972, Senator Ted Stevens, Dr. William Wood]
[KTVF news stories from 1972, Senator Ted Stevens, Dr. William Wood]
Footage and stories include reporter Larry Holmstrom interviewing people about the issuance of the permit for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline (5/11/72), Larry Dworkin being interviewed, Larry Holmstrom presenting a story on the level of the Chena River during break-up (5/11/72), silent footage of people turning in petitions (5/12/72), reporter Phil Deisher interviewing petition organizers about the recall of school board president Chuck Reese, silent footage of vandalism at Hunter School (5/13/72), Larry Carpenter reporting on the Alaska Republican Convention at the McKinley Park Hotel with a speech by Senator Ted Stevens on President Nixon's role in the Alaska Native Land Claims and the pipeline right-of-way as well as a speech by Howard Pollock (5/15/72), 1972 Commencement the University of Alaska Fairbanks reported by Larry Carpenter with speeches by Governor Egan, and Dr. Wood announcing his retirement (5/12/72).
Alaska pipeline report
Alaska pipeline report
This film was produced to chronicle construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. This copy was made for broadcast in Portland, Oregon. Ted Lehne introduces segments narrated by reporters Terry Foster and Richard Fineberg. People interviewed include Rod Higgins (supervisor of construction at Pump Station 8), Ken Rither (mayor of North Pole), Jerry Storey (Principal of the Delta School), and Delta businessman Bob Cramer. Footage includes pipeline construction, VSM construction, pump station construction, and buildings in Delta Junction.
International 500
International 500
This film was made during the International 500 snowmobile race from Saint Paul, Minnesota to Winnipeg, Manitoba.