The Antarctic Snow Cruiser

WMV (Windows Media Video) Video clips of Antarctic Snow Cruiser:
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  1. From Armour Institute To Little America With Byrd And Poulter
    - Two clips (B/W)
    • Clip 1 (01:44 min - 6,432 kb)
      - Snow Cruiser On Its First Lap
    • Clip 2 (02:06 min - 7,743 kb)
      - Airplane That Will Accompany The Cruiser

     
  2. Antarctic Snow Cruiser - Research Foundation of Armour Institute of Technology
    - Full film, broken up into six parts (B/W)
    • Clip 1 (04:44 min - 17,343 kb)
      - Introduction
    • Clip 2 (00:38 min - 2,415 kb)
      - Sponsors Alfred L. Eustice and George T. Horton inspects the airplane carried on the back of the Snow Cruiser
    • Clip 3 (01:44 min - 6,444 kb)
      - Performance tests in Soft Sand
    • Clip 4 (02:49 min - 10,376 kb)
      - Road Tests - 1021 miles
    • Clip 5 (01:55 min - 7,090 kb)
      - At the Boston Army Base the Snow Cruiser was loaded aboard the U.S.S. North Star
    • Clip 6 (01:10 min - 4,360 kb)
      - Mr. and Mrs. Eustice bid farewell to Dr. Poulter

     
  3. National Archives Media
    - Two clips (Color)
    • Clip 1 (00:19 min - 2,519 kb)
      - Snow Cruiser Arrives In Boston
    • Clip 2 (00:50 min - 8,456 kb)
      - Unloading The Snow Cruiser

     

Thanks to the family of Mr. Eustice for providing a video copy of the first two films above, and for allowing me to use them on this site.
 



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