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Rerailing Derailed Boxcars

Crane lifting derailed railroad boxcar, Ashland area? / men examining under car, moving wooden beam to put under it / placing wood under car / boxcar in air moving slowly / derailed boxcar / boxcar with one end elevated

9-26-1968
Cafeteria Meet & Greet

VIPs schmoozing in cafeteria / pan across cafeteria / main VIP commits more schmoozing

9-25-1968
Medford Airport Paving; Ashland Demolition

United Airliner at gate, Medford Airport / families waiting, passengers disembarking / dump truck, road grader, roller as seen through windshield of moving car / earth movers / pickup pulling rotary broom trailer / bulldozers, dump truck, rollers in action, terminal in background / view down middle of runway / machine oiling runway, spreading gravel / view down runway / / bulldozer in lot clearing away last of demolished commercial building / pan across scene / bulldozer shifts rubble

9-24-1968
Firefighting Foam Demonstration

Puddle of burning oil / huge inflated canvas hose / foam erupting from end of hose, wind blowing it back from fire / fire is unchanged / pan across fire, foam / foam puts out fire / man speaks to firemen, one wearing "Central Point Fire Department" overalls / front of fire engine / man splashing gasoline on condemned house / man sets house on fire, is startled by explosion / house fully engulfed / spraying foam on house, wind doesn't cooperate / firemen engulfed in foam, directing flaccid canvas tube onto fire / firemen flecked with foam, Talent Rural Fire Department truck in background

9-19-1968
Children Board School Buses; Medford Business B Roll

Teens boarding school bus / crowd of kids waiting / pre-teens board bus / / sign: "Entering Central Point, Population 3820, Drive Carefully," pan to Hwy. 99 / sign: "Entering Medford, Population 29,500, Drive Carefully," pan to Hwy. 99 / children diving from diving board at Jackson Pool seen through chain link fence, Medco No. 4 steam engine visible in background / sign: "Speed 20 Miles" / women shoppers on sidewalk / cars parked on North Central, Medford / Apostolic Faith church reader board: "Set Not Your Heart on Earthly Things" / sign: "Next Left Turn" / women in parking lot / traffic at Main and North Central, Medford / South Central, Bamboo Terrace, Rogue Travel Service, Credit Thrift, Montgomery Wards, Town House Cafe visible / California license plate on pickup camper / sign: "Personal Loans" / sign: "Motel, Restaurant Coffee Shop" / traffic on North Riverside, Medford / sign: "24c Burgers" / sign: "50 Acres Zoned C5, 665' Frontage, Will Sell or Lease" / slow pan across vacant lot, Coker Butte and Roxy Ann in background / traffic in Ashland

9-17-1968
Family Roofing; Celebrity Golf Tournament

Man and boys laying roof of two-story building under construction / various views of same / / KOBI 5M News station wagon / George "Goober Pyle" Lindsey mugs for camera / celebrities exit car with "Fight Cancer" sign in windshield near Humble Station, 126 North Riverside, Medford, pose for camera; William Gargan present / young women at Hyatt Chalet Motel, 56 North Riverside / pan across scene at country club / men tee off / pans, shots of spectators /

9-16-1968
Concrete Sandbag Construction

Closeup of man carefully positioning cylindrical sandbags end to end around perimeter of foundation of building under construction next to orchard / pan across construction site / man dips sandbag in trash can of water, positions it on perimeter

9-12-1968
Southern Oregon Cable Television

Building with "SO Cable TV" on window, 926 South Grape Street, Medford / cable TV van drives past, pan up building, past spools of cable, to antenna on roof / pan across building / building from across street / man on cherrypicker installing antenna on roof of Medford Hotel

9-11-1968
Seely Hall, Al Bradford Observe Postal Anniversary

Seely Hall, seated in office, displays 1920s photo of Pacific Air Transport airplane / closeup of photo / closeup of Medford Postmaster Al Bradford / tight closeups of Seely Hall and unidentified man / 1960s aerial photograph of Medford Airport / exteriors: Hall points to Medford Airport terminal, pan to control tower / closeup of United airliner / "Medford" on control tower / Hall and Bradford at stand microphone with photo, airliner in background

9-10-1968
Ashland YMCA Auction

People on sidewalk walk past sign: "YMCA Auction Sat. 1 p.m." / interiors: pans across crowd / auction scenes / pan across crowd, auctioneers

9-9-1968
Jackson County Meeting

Meeting: man at dais stands and speaks / chairman speaks / sparse audience, Jackson County Courthouse auditorium /

9-9-1968
New Electrical Transformer Substation

Moderately faded color, silent: Telephoto views of Eastern Oregon transformer substation from hilltop / ground view / wires and insulators from below / man in control station with clipboard checking dials / pan across wires from pylon to pylon / helicopter flyby view of pylon standing by irrigated green field / ground view of transformers / men on cherry pickers working above substation

9-8-1968
Commissioners' Meeting; Police Impound Auction; Ashland YMCA Sale

Jackson County Commissioners meeting: commissioners / pan across audience / closeups of speakers / / people examining 1950s cars / 1940 Ford / policemen schmooze with attendees / auctioneer with cowboy hat and cane / pan across crowd / / YMCA sign on roof of Ashland YMCA building / pan across used TVs / young boys play with typewriter / boys examine clothing / old piano / man selects china, glass dishes / woman arranges plastic flowers /

9-5-1968
Walking to Lincoln School; Driving Simulators; Airliner Lands on Flat Tire

Young children and teens walking and walking their bikes down sidewalk / crossing street at Lincoln School / walking on sidewalk toward camera / arriving at entrance of Lincoln School / / "Pacific Northwest Bell Mobile Driving Test Unit" trailer / young woman sitting in simulator gets instruction, steps on brake / she looks into hood on machine / she steers trainer / view over shoulder of film of woman steering down filmed highway, crashing / view of trailer / / four-engine United Airlines propeller liner taxiing down tarmac, flat tire on nose wheel / slowly taxis toward camera / pilot looks out open cockpit door, men examine tire

9-4-1968
Mobile Chest X-Ray Unit; Jimmy Dunlevy Receives VFW Award

Woman exits mobile chest x-ray unit / painted on wall of trailer: "Chest X-Ray Unit. Oregon State Board of Health" / people waiting in line in parking lot of lumber mill / interior: people hug x-ray machine / people waiting in line, sign: "Free Chest X-Rays" / / Medford Mayor Jimmy Dunlevy at desk in city hall signs something, hands it to young man wearing VFW cap / Dunlevy examines and displays coin to camera / hands are shaken with older vets / Dunlevy examines coin/medallion/token, places it on stand on his desk / closeup: still life of coin on desk with VFW cap / young vet grins uneasily for camera / vets and Dunlevy pose with coin

9-4-1968
Feast of Will, Opening Performance, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Elizabethan dancers dancing on grass, Lithia Park / speakers in suits at microphone, Elizabethan Theater / Shakespeare performance in Elizabethan garb / curtain call, players take their bows

9-2-1968
Registering Students at Hedrick Junior High School

"E. H. Hedrick Junior High School" on building / women and children walking toward school / women and children filling out registration forms at desks

9-2-1968
Marines Sworn In; Erecting Mountaintop Antenna

Marine in dress uniform reads from paper / young civilian man at attention / more reading / civilian smiles / process repeats with different young man / reads to middle-aged woman, elderly couple / officer presents plaque to couple, hands are shaken / / pan up antenna being assembled on mountaintop / men raised to top by crane / closeup of same / antenna being lifted to vertical position / telephoto closeup of same / men at work on top, seen through mist / clearer shots / more of same

8-29-1968
House Fire at Night

Night: flames of almost totally consumed residence / silhouette of fireman spraying water / unburned section of structure / more flames /

8-29-1968
Man in Suit at Desk Talking on Phone

Man in suit at desk talking on phone / /

8-28-1968
Mechanized Tree Cutter

Silent, color faded to red and yellow: Mechanized tree cutter in woods grabs tree, cuts it, turns it 90 degrees, yards it / driver / cutter delimbs trunk, cuts it to length / driver / man sitting on log deck watching

8-27-1968
Cancer Society Golf Tournament Promo; Civil Air Patrol

Man with golf club and hat at entrance to store / spectators applaud / he hits ball from sidewalk into store, people laugh / people inside store, American Cancer Society banners in background / Celebrity Golf Tournament poster / / surplus military ambulance with "Emergency Services Vehicle" painted on side / sign: "Civil Air Patrol Headquarters, Grants Pass" / interior: officers confer over table / small airplane N56040 / instruments in cockpit / view through window as plane takes off / aerial views of Grants Pass area (low contrast) / officers and cadets in office / woman at table with "Briefing" sign / airplane does touch and go, small airport (Grants Pass?)

8-26-1968
Britt Festivals Performance; VIP Visits McCarthy Election Headquarters

Closeups of young boys / pans across group in shade, Britt Festival grounds / pan across musicians on stage / musicians speak: bassoonist, flautist / young spectators raise hands, applaud / / VIP speaks / pan across listeners, McCarthy bumper stickers on wall in background / VIP drones on / people listening earnestly, "See Sen. McCarthy on Face the Nation" written on blackboard

8-23-1968
Paving at Medford Airport

Man with push broom sweeping tarmac near Medford Airport gate, pan to paving machine / children watching / men shoveling hot asphalt near gate / roller, paving machine, men at work / group of teenage Girl Scouts at gate /

8-23-1968
Sighting in Microwave Dish, Medford Depot

Policeman at Fifth and Central, Medford, pan up to balloon in sky / microwave dish mounted on Medford railroad depot / man looking through spotting scope on window of van parked below microwave dish, pan to helper engine on siding / Medford depot seen from Fifth and Central, pan up to balloon (Medford City Hall in foreground)

8-22-1968
Medford Airport B Roll; National Guard Convoy

Air West jetliner lands, Medford Airport, paving machine in foreground, taxis / rapid cuts: people waiting at gate / liner taxis to gate / nose of Bonanza Silver Dart / small Air West Piper Navajo N11130 / Bonanza Funjet jetliner / Bonanza liner as seen through door of terminal / woman takes photo of people waiting at gate / closeup of tail / / National Guard military vehicles lined up at armory / sign: "Military Convoy Ahead, Proceed with Caution" / small group of men talk by vehicles / vehicles with armory in background

8-21-1968
VIPs Tour SOC Campus

VIPs wearing name tags exit building, SOC campus / pan across large group of adults on campus / group gets coffee, snacks, chats, loiters /

8-20-1968
Jackson Pool Swim Meet; Beekman Bank

Small girls on swimming starting platforms, Jackson Pool / man with starting gun / girls finish race / closeup of coach / different race finishes / wet girl talks to parents through chain link fence / man with bullhorn / girls swim past camera / / Robbie Collins points at Jacksonville Historic District plaque by Beekman Bank, talks to camera (silent) / Collins chats on grounds of Jacksonville Museum / people exit U.S. Hotel / people in Beekman Bank interior / Pioneer Village stagecoach on corner / VIPs wander aimlessly on sidewalk / bank interior /

Robertson Collins

8-19-1968
Senator Wayne Morse at Democratic Headquarters; Claire Hanley Arboretum

VIPs (including Wayne Morse and Jimmy Dunlevy) chatting / "McCarthy for President" sign in background / little girl with "Morse" hat / Morse chats with children / / sign: "Southern Oregon Experiment Station" / people loitering outside barn / they amble off / man talks to them, headquarters building in background / Mary Hanley in group / different speaker / sign: "Claire Hanley Arboretum" / small group examines tree

8-16-1968
Tower Sections on Train Cars

Ore cars on track in Rogue River (?), Texaco and Gulf stations in background / closeups of triangular antenna tower sections in cars, OK Tires in background / closeup of cable spools in car / more of same

8-15-1968
Jehovah's Witnesses Confab, Miles Field

Crowd walking through parking lot to Miles Field / pan across crowd in bleachers and folding chairs on field  / palm trees, pond built on field, large letters stuck into grass: "Good News for All Nations District" / TV cameramen at the ready / multiple crowd shots, pans / pan of scene from back of bleachers / pan across temporary bleachers / inside Armory: people in wheelchairs (to watch TV remote?), reporters at tables with typewriters

According to the Medford Mail Tribune, August 15, page 1, the National Guard Armory had been converted to a dining hall to feed the thousands of delegates attending the four-day-long Jehovah's Witnesses district assembly. Closed-circuit TV was installed.

8-15-1968
Medford Hawthorne Pool B Roll; Shakespeare Actors on Sidewalk

Boys loitering outside building / children wait to get into Hawthorne Pool building / young man does somersault dive into pool in slow motion / swimming class sprawled on concrete / backwards somersault dive in slow motion / / sign: "Shakespeare Theatre" / actors in costume walk under sign / actors in Restoration costume walk down East Main Street, Ashland, past Oregon Hotel, Heirloom Antiques toward Varsity Theater

The actors are apparently walking to a production of "Lock Up Your Daughters," Bernard Miles' adaptation of the Henry Fielding play "Rape Upon Rape." See Medford Mail Tribune, August 13, 1968, page 1. According to a photo caption on page 9 of that issue, actors in that production included Scott Wagoner, Amanda McBroom, Danny Davis and Karen Sue Boettcher.

8-13-1968
Ashland JCPenneys Petition, Elks Building Fire Damage

Woman signing petition at table in front of boarded-up Elks Building, huge banner above it: "Help Keep Penney's in Ashland" / crowd grows around table / man in apron signs / closeups of people signing / "J. C. Penney Co." on building / smoke and fire damage on facade of building /

8-13-1968
Jet Travel B Roll

Air West jetliner taxis up to gate, Medford Airport / passengers disembark far from gate / new passengers trek to jetliner / jetliner takes off / Bonanza Funjet jetliner lands, taxis toward gate / passengers disembark, walk toward gate / new passengers hike to airplane, board

8-12-1968
Downtown Jacksonville; Medford House Fire

Man seated and talking at desk / woman walking on sidewalk, California Street, Jacksonville / interior of antique store / banner over street: "Britt Music Festival," Orth Building in background / pan across California Street, Frontier Finance Corporation, Jacksonville Tavern visible / / large Medford Fire Department fire truck parked at suburban residence / firemen enter house--broken window, smoke damage visible / smaller Medford F.D. pumper with hose snaking toward house

8-9-1968
Medford Airport from the Air

Aerial shot of jetliner gaining altitude above Rogue Valley; Medford Airport runway from the air / "Medford" painted on ground, private planes and four-engine borate bomber lined up on tarmac

8-7-1968
Meeting B Roll; VIP Arrives at Medford Airport

Spectators in audience, Jackson County Courthouse Auditorium, stand up and sit down (identifying themselves?) / recorder at desk / more audience shots / speaker / more of same / recorder's hands in foreground, writing / / VIP arriving at Medford Airport, being greeted / interior of terminal: VIP chatting

8-6-1968
Duff Water Treatment Plant; Bear Creek Tour

Man standing on catwalk, pan to surging water below him / man walks along catwalk between settling ponds, pointing / water surging through channel / interior: man showing control panel / man on phone in control room / man grins at flowing water / men watch water flow / view of countryside through window / treatment plant building from outside / / group waiting by dirt road / group slowly picking their way through rubbish-strewn field, wading across Bear Creek

8-5-1968
Oregon State Employment Service Trailer

Small travel trailer parked by road (near Miles Field?) / "Oregon State Employment Service, Division of Department of Employment" painted on trailer / man sitting forlornly at window of trailer / interior: man in short sleeves and tie inside trailer / sitting at desk in trailer, chatting with cameraman / man outside trailer, Roxy Ann in background / closeup of man

8-2-1968
Duff Water Treatment Plant

Shots, pans of new Duff Water Treatment Plant building--empty parking lot / closed gate across access road, TouVelle Bridge in distance / bulldozer crawling along Table Rock Road near bridge / "No Trespassing" sign, pan to fisherman at river's edge / water intake in river, fishermen at river / fence and "No Trespassing" sign, pan to fishermen and bicycles at river's edge /

8-1-1968
Holiday Inn Sign, Interviews; Bank Accounting Office

Man at top of crane / crane lifting element of Holiday Inn sign / pans up Holiday Inn sign / interviewing applicants at tables outside entrance of hotel / / executives in large office discussing / men and women working at desks / closeup of adding machine / dozens of women working at desks in large office / man operating punch card machine / computer operating panel / spinning tape reels / man operating computer

7-30-1968
Park Groundskeepers; River School Field Trip; Coffee Shop B Roll

Men squatting on lawn and examining grass / closeup of man holding up dandelion / / elementary age children at park (TouVelle Park?) staring at camera / they wander off, shepherded by adults / children stroll by placid river / / closeup of grumpy old busboy in coffee shop / shots of coffee shop interior / pans across people eating / waitress flirts with man at counter / employees schmooze at counter

7-27-1968
VIP; Society Ladies

Man sitting and talking at desk / closeup of same / / well-dressed men and women chatting at gate, Medford Airport / pan across group of women wearing name tags (at Rogue Valley Country Club?)

7-26-1968
Medford Parking Tickets; Army Medal Presentation; Interstate 5 Skid Research

Meter maid at parking meter, Eighth and Central, Medford / she places ticket on windshield / man in office going through files / policeman at typewriter discusses with detective / / Army sergeant and colonel in classroom with old man / closeup of old man / sergeant reads / young officer / young civilian man / medal pinned on old man's coat / hands are shaken / / shot through windshield on I-5 of unusual trailer behind pickup / passing car with "Road Test Ahead" sign on roof, passing test vehicle / following test vehicle with "Caution! Skid Research" sign on Blackwell Hill grade /

7-25-1968
Pear Crop Progress; Medford Mailman

Old man discusses with secretary at typewriter / closeup of paper: "Pear Estimates by Variety as of July 1, 1968" / lap dissolve to shots of orchard with young pears / tight closeups of young pears on trees / / mailman crosses street on crosswalk at Eighth and Ivy, Library Park in background, stops on sidewalk to pose for camera, federal building in background / mailman sorts fistful of mail while standing on sidewalk, walks toward post office

7-24-1968
Meetings; Cowgirls at Medford Airport

Luncheon scene: men's meeting, shots of listeners, speakers / / unidentified governmental meeting: pans across scene, shots of speakers / / teenage girls with name tags in cowboy hats or blazers milling about at Medford Airport

7-23-1968
Jacksonville Utility Excitement; Shakespeare Festival Feast of Will

Obscured pan across smoky downtown scene, Fuller Paints sign, Rasmussen's Super Service (201 California Street, Jacksonville) visible: utilty pole on trailer, truck-mounted auger next to smoke or steam billowing from hole in ground by tree / people milling about in front of Jacksonville Lumber Co. / man pounding pipe into hole / / bagpipers, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Feast of Will in Lithia Park, pan across crowd seated at tables / crowd from above / man cooking at huge barbecue / Bob Packwood chatting up someone / VIP with awful combover / younger VIP/politician being charming

7-20-1968
Oregon Shakespeare Festival B Roll

Flag flying from roof of Elizabethan Theater, Ashland, pan down / still photos: full-dress rehearsal, scenes from plays including Falstaff / live action: rehearsal on stage, pan back up to flag

7-19-1968
Cadets at Medford Airport; Arboretum; Hot Weather B Roll

Teenage Army and Civilian Air Patrol cadets in formation at gate, Medford Airport / they pick up their luggage, mill about, pose for camera / / VIP points to overgrown orchard / VIPs chat and point / VIP amongst trees pointing at another unidentifiable thing / VIPs walk off into distance past weeping willow / / closeup of thermometer registering 92 degrees / U.S. Weather Bureau weather station / interior of coffee shop: waitress chats with young woman eating ice cream cone / young boys play in sprinkler on suburban lawn / boys fan their mother / mom wanders off

7-18-1968
Ashland Elks Building Fire; Miniature Golf

Pan across exterior of four-story Elks Building, Ashland, pan to roof / view of burned ceiling, pan down to pipes in basement / fire marshal points to fire trail on wall / closeup of ignition source? / fire marshal points to something else / ruined venetian blinds in window / pan across exterior / / children play miniature golf / closeups of kids, parents

7-17-1968

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