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ARC Identifier: 24502
Title: THE ENGINEER TOURNAPULL, 1944
Creator: Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) (Most Recent)
Type of Archival  Materials:
Moving Images
Level of  Description:
Item from Record Group 111: Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1982
Location: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3540, FAX: 301-837-3620, EMAIL: mopix@nara.gov
Other Titles: Film Bulletin, no. 101
Production Date: 1944
Part of: Series: Film Bulletins, ca. 1939 - ca. 1945
Scope & Content  Note:
On the operation of the large machine that hauls and spreads materials used in constructing airfields. Reel 1 describes the tournapull and demonstrates methods of steering, braking, and operating the scraper. Dirt is spread on a runway. A bulldozer scrapes dirt and helps load the bin. Reel 2 demonstrates good and bad conditions of terrain and how they affect the operation of the tournapull. Emphasizes the value of good haul roads and tire maintenance.

Use Restrictions: Undetermined
Specific Records  Type:
motion pictures (visual works)
Sound Type: Sound
Variant Control  Number(s):
NAIL Control Number: NWDNM(m)-111-FB-101
Local Identifier: NWDNM(m)-111-FB-101
    Copy 1
Copy Status: Preservation
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: MPPC, 781 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: MPPC, 626 feet
    Copy 2
Copy Status: Reproduction
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: DNC
    Copy 3
Copy Status: Reference
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Film Reel
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 752 feet
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 2
Black-and-White, Film: 35 mm, Film: PPC, 598 feet
    Copy 4
Copy Status: Reference
Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD)
         Media
Media Type: Video Cassette
Reel/Tape/Disc #: 1
3/4 inch, Video: U-matic


Index Terms

Subjects Represented in the Archival Material
Air bases
Tournapulls

Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials
Signal Corps, Producer

Lifecycle Tracking Information

Accession  Number:
2355

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