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Prelinger Archives: Building a Highway (1948) [electronic resource]

Prelinger Archives
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This educational Prelinger Archives film illustrates the major steps in the construction of a two-lane highway, including clearing, cutting, and grading the roadbed; readying materials at a roadside supply dump; mixing and pouring concrete; and smoothing and finishing the new road surface. An emphasis on the necessary skills involved in road construction.
Release Date
1948
Run Time
11 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Building a Highway (1948)
Contents
Building a Highway (1948) (11:00)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1948.
Publisher no.
41748 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (11 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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