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Description: Gypsum boards are manufactured for future construction use.
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Clip #: MF-31B-9
Length: 3:29
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Subject: Construction
Original: 16mm
1950s, man standing next to front door of house as construction worker hammers facade of house under construction, man bending and breaking piece of gypsum in his hands / peeling back outer layer, gypsum being mined, miners, conveyor, National Gypsum Company Clarence Center plant, New York, man holding powdered gypsum, gypsum being dehydrated, rotary dryers, calcining kettles, water being added to gypsum, gypsum restored to rock-like state, worker using roller machine to sandwich re-liquified gypsum powder in between sheets of paper to form gypsum board, gypsum board laid out on long table, workers using machines to cut gypsum board into standard sides, gypsum board pieces traveling on conveyor and transfer table, gypsum board pieces traveling on conveyor to dryer, worker regulating oven temperatures and speed that gypsum board moves through, workers removing gypsum boards from machine, forklift transporting stacked gypsum boards, workers hammering gypsum boards to wall and applying plaster / paint, man walking towards front door of house on residential street

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