Transportation: America's inland waterways

United States, 1956

Film
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Map animation techniques shows the vast inland waterway system of the United States, divided into those serving the cities of the Mississippi Basin; the Atlantic coast; the cities along the Gulf of Mexico; the cities of the Pacific coast; and the cities of the Great Lakes. The film studies the importance of these waterways to industry and farming, and shows types of goods transported and methods of transport.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:13:12:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29716

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - United States

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - United States

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Water in agriculture

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - United States

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Waterways

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Inland water transportation

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Freight

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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