Ohio River opened to navigation--outtakes
Fox Movietone News Story 3-988
Scenes of a parade of paddle wheel steamboats on the Ohio River, taken from another boat moving in the opposite direction. A group celebrates the opening of a nine-foot channel in the Ohio River by striking the bell of the Steamboat Cincinnati. Mrs. Howard of Howard Shipbuilding Company strikes the bell. View of Captain Oscar F. Barrell and United States Army General William L. Sibert shaking hands, both dressed in mufti or civilian attire. Crowds of people amassed on the riverbank watch the events. Many scenes of the Ohio River, bridges, boats, and Pittsburgh.
Somers, Fitler and Todd Co.
Sibert, William L. (William Luther), 1860-1935.
Pittsburgh (Pa.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Pittsburgh (Pa.)--History--20th century.
Paddle steamers--Ohio River.
Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company.
Filmed on October 18, 1929.
Fox Movietone News (Production unit). U. K. Whipple (Camera operator). Rickman (Camera operator).
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
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