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LAKES AND STREAMS OF MINNESOTA
AFP-50AQ 16mm; VTM-50AQ Beta SP; PA-4113 Beta SP
Color
Industrial
1947
Aerials
Color 1947 Pictorial presentation of Minnesota's water pollution problems. Beautiful color scenes depict the benefits of clean, pure waters in health, sports, and recreation, industry, and agriculture. Whenwaters are used for disposal of untreated sewage and industrial wastes, the contrast is shocking. 01:02:19:00 Color 1947 WS Across forest-lined lake. 01:02:24:00 Color 1947 MS Trees at lake's edge. 01:02:28:00 Color 1947 WS Across grassy-shored lake. 01:02:30:00 Color 1947 MS Tree-lined stream. 01:02:34:00 Color 1947 MS Tree-lined rivers. 01:02:49:00 Color 1947 MS Origin of Mississippi River. 01:02:51:00 Color 1947 CU Water gushes over rocks. 01:03:18:00 Color 1947 WS 2 boats on tree-lined lake. 01:03:25:00 Color 1947 MS 2 sailboats on lake. 01:03:35:00 Color 1947 MS Pretty girls in bathing suits wave from passing speed-boat. 01:03:40:00 Color 1947 MS Family fishes from skiff on lake. 01:03:45:00 Color 1947 CU Hooked fish pulled from loake. 01:03:51:00 Color 1947 CU Little boy looks at hooked fish. 01:03:54:00 Color 1947 CU 2 boys look at hooked fish. 01:03:57:00 Color 1947 MS Ducks feed by reeds at lake's edge. 01:04:00:00 Color 1947 MS People swim & play in lake. 01:03:55:00 Color 1947 MS Children playing in water. 01:04:16:00 Color 1947 WS Water flows from lake over rocks. 01:04:20:00 Color 1947 MS 4 people walking beside rapids. 01:04:25:00 Color 1947 MS Woman w man points over rapids. 01:04:30:00 Color 1947 AV Industrial river traffic & bridge. 01:04:39:00 Color 1947 WS PAN across dam. 01:04:42:00 Color 1947 WS Log jam on river. 01:04:43:00 Color 1947 MS Boy drinks from water fountain. 01:04:58:00 Color 1947 CU Little girl held by brother drinks from water fountain. 01:05:10:00 Color 1947 CU Pan over sludge & debris on murky water surface. 01:05:33:00 Color 1947 MS Pan from pipe emitting water across suds to onshore sludge. 01:05:46:00 Color 1947 WS Shore of dried-up lake. 01:05:52:00 Color 1947 WS Factories. 01:05:58:00 Color 1947 MS Polluted water pours from pipes into lakes, rivers, streams 01:07:57:00 Color 1947 CU Dead fish covered w flies, TU to conduit pouring polluted water into stream. 01:08:24:00 Color 1947 CU Sludge on water surfaces. 01:08:42:00 Color 1947 MS Water purification processes. 01:09:00:00 Color 1947 WS Car approaches bridge across river. 01:09:04:00 Color 1947 MS Water purification plant. 01:09:22:00 Color 1947 MS 2 boys carry canoe toward lake. 01:09:30:00 Color 1947 WS Canoe race begins at lake's edge. 01:09:58:00 Color 1947 WS Duluth, Minnesota as seen from Lake Superior lighthouse on shore. 01:10:04:00 Color 1947 WS Cargo ship near shore of Lake Superior. 01:10:09:00 Color 1947 WS Train moves slowly across elevated track. 01:10:12:00 Color 1947 MS Cargo ship passes under elevated bridge. 01:10:24:00 Color 1947 WS Sewage treatment plant. 01:10:36:00 Color 1947 MS Couple takes photograph of industrial harbor. 01:10:39:00 Color 1947 WS Drawbridge lowers after cargo ship passes. 01:10:49:00 Color 1947 WS Suburban homes on shore of Lake Superior. 01:10:55:00 Color 1947 MS Sewage treatment plant. 01:11:04:00 Color 1947 WS White frame 2-story house on lakeshore. 01:11:10:00 Color 1947 MS People plaly croquet by lakeside cottage. 01:11:18:00 Color 1947 WS Excelsior, Minnesota seen from Lake Minnetaca. 01:11:30:00 Color 1947 WS Sewage treatment plant. 01:11:45:00 Color 1947 MS Car passes sewage treatment plant. 01:11:51:00 Color 1947 WS Across Minnesota lake. 01:11:52:00 Color 1947 MS Sewage treatment plant. 01:11:57:00 Color 1947 MS Montage: revolving sprinklers aerate water at sewage treatment plant. 01:12:18:00 Color 1947 WS Cannery seen from across lagoon. 01:12:32:00 Color 1947 MS Deco-style public building. 01:12:39:00 Color 1947 CU Water flows thru intake. 01:12:50:00 Color 1947 MS Cattle herd wades at lake's edge. 01:12:56:00 Color 1947 MS Cow stands belly-deep in water. 01:13:01:00 Color 1947 CU 2 cows standing knee-deep in water. 01:13:07:00 Color 1947 CU Cow at lake's edge. 01:13:10:00 Color 1947 MS Factory & smokestacks. 01:13:16:00 Color 1947 MS White adobe home in woods. 01:13:19:00 Color 1947 MS Sewage treatment plant at river's edge. 01:14:06:00 Color 1947 WS Small-town commercial street. 01:14:10:00 Color 1947 WS Small lake bordered by farmland. 01:14:12:00 Color 1947 MS Sewage treatment plant. 01:14:22:00 Color 1947 MS Montage: various municipal services. 01:14:34:00 Color 1947 MS Canoe passes picnicking family on lakeshore. 01:14:37:00 Color 1947 AV Pedestrians on wide, busy sidewalk. 01:14:40:00 Color 1947 MS Small-town scenes superimposed over municipal services. 01:14:49:00 Color 1947 WS Up small-town commercial street. 01:14:51:00 Color 1947 MS Sewage treatment plants. 01:15:00:00 Color 1947 WS Minneapolis, Minnesota from across river. 01:15:09:00 Color 1947 WS St. Paul, Minnesota ono river's bend. 01:15:12:00 Color 1947 WS Downtown St. Paul. 01:15:15:00 Color 1947 MS Sewage treatment plants. 01:15:34:00 Color 1947 MS Defunct sewage conduits at river's edge. 01:16:01:00 Color 1947 MS Cars pass, couple strolls along tree-lined river bank. 01:16:09:00 Color 1947 MS House stands among trees at water's edge. 01:16:13:00 Color 1947 MS Workers build house on riverbank. 01:16:28:00 Color 1947 MS Post-industrial Minnesota government buildings. 01:16:46:00 Color 1947 MS Pan over sewage treatment plant. 01:16:52:00 Color 1947 MS Paper plant & its sewage treatment facilities. 01:17:10:00 Color 1947 CU Polluted water flows into scummy lake, PAN to houses on opposite shore. 01:17:35:00 Color 1947 CU Polluted surface waters. 01:18:18:00 Color 1947 MS People use lake recreational facilities. 01:18:27:00 Color 1947 WS Urban industrial complex. 01:18:30:00 Color 1947 WS Past home under construction across lake. 01:18:31:00 Color 1947 CU Baby sits in lake. 01:18:39:00 Color 1947 CU Boy drinks from water fountain. 01:18:45:00 Color 1947 CU Clean surface water, TU to tree-lined riverbank.
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