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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 August

Construction Workers, Cranes, and Tractors Make Progress at the Site of the New Roanoke Civic Center in Roanoke, Va.

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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.

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At the new Roanoke Civic Center under construction in Roanoke, Va., a sign posted by the Nello L. Teer Company, the civic center's general contractor, indicates that construction workers have not suffered injuries for 151 days. Construction workers use cranes and a large earth auger at the building site.
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