Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1963 October

Pipeline Builders Blast Trench Into James River Near Lynchburg, Va.

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

View all items from WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971

Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
10/21/63
Run Time
47 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
On the James River near Lynchburg, Va., at Reusens Dam, pipeline builders prepare to blast a trench into the riverbed stretching 600 feet from one bank to the other. A section of the river explodes, shooting water and debris hundreds of feet into the air.
Copyright Notice
Each user of the WSLS materials must individually evaluate any copyright or privacy issues that might pertain to the intended uses of these materials, including fair use.
Read more.
Logo for Copyright Not EvaluatedCopyright Not Evaluated