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Natural Gas to the North
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Identifier: e_bb_5358
Title: Natural Gas to the North
Description: Produced film documenting the planning and construction of a natural gas pipeline running from the Hugoton Gas Field to Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin. Focuses on solutions to terrain challenges, spotlighting specialized equipment including pocket ditchers, mormon boards, a Pipeline Inspection Gauge, and the Pearson fault inspector. Title card at beginning of film reads, "American Natural Gas Company through a subsidiary Michigan-Wisconsin Pipeline Company." Color picture with sound. Projector lost loop due to damage from advanced vinegar syndrome, causing many audio drop-outs, pauses in the picture and image flutter at points where projector stopped. An unprocessed version [e_bb_5358_unprocessed] is available for verifying the fidelity of the digitized copy to the original film.
City: Guymon; Big Rapids
State: Oklahoma; Texas; Kansas; Illinois; Michigan; Wisconsin
Country: United States
Date: circa 1950
Creator: Bailey, Bob (Producer/Photographer)
Contributor: Michigan-Wisconsin Pipeline Company
Source: Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: Reel 77/1.8
Format: Color film
Size: 16mm
Duration: 28 minutes, 24 seconds