13184_BANO_1605_shipyard2.mov

13184_BANO_1605_shipyard2

Close up of Richmond station building, long shot of train arriving, newspaper boy sells paper, close up of newspaper headline: Richmond chosen as shipyard site Extra 30 ships to be built here under contract with British Government, Warren Defense plan Ok’d, deep shot of surveyors at work, long shot of construction work, long shot of caterpillar tractor pulling logs, construction underway, logs delivered, men at work, high angle view of construction site, spectators cheer crane’s lowering of keel plate, Richmond Independent newspaper Extra headline: U. S. Maritime Commission Awards Contract for New Liberty Ships, crane lifts keel plate, tractor removes earth,

1940s
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