Tag Archives: road trips

1947-1950: Niagara Falls – Vacation – Elmer & Marcie’s Wedding – Del Rio Texas

Swimming in pool / Boy and girl posing by cactus / Grand Canyon / Hoover Dam / Glacier National Park – horseback riding, bears, mountains, lake, ect / Pre-wedding posing in residential front yard / Outdoor wedding / Family dog / More family trip scenes – Deadwood, Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone & Old Faithful, Family posing

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1930s: Road Trip

Home movie of a road trip from eastern Texas to San Francisco, California that features footage of the United States’ southwest. Included is footage of rural driving scenes, a roadside lunch break, an Eastland, Texas Post Office, a Texas oil refinery, a blimp as well as driving across Golden Gate Bridge and a visit to

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Black & white home movie of a trailer trip vacation through South Dakota and Wyoming with footage of historic sites in national parks. There is footage of the Badlands of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore, and Yellowstone National Park sites like Yellowstone River, Mammoth Hot Springs, Inspiration Point, Apollinaris Springs, erupting Old Faithful and bears interacting

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Westward Whoa

Edited footage of western scenery on a road trip to Yellowstone Park. Includes scenes of camping and numerous landscapes, Mount Rushmore and the various grounds of Yellowstone with their hot springs and geysers. Film made by Central Cinematographer film club member Fred Strauss. 00:00 – Title. A boy sits at a desk doing homework about

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The Ryan Battle Collection, no. 12 – Florida Trip in the Airstream

This home movie captures scenes of the Battle family road tripping across the south to Florida. With an Air Stream in tow, they visit Silver Springs, the Castillo de San Marcos, a theme park called “Jungle Land” and, of course, the beach.

The Coltman Family No. 22 – West Texas Travels (1984)

This home movie from the Coltman Collection captures scenes of the family traveling around West Texas. Stops include a visit to Langtry, where Judge Roy Bean operated as Justice of the Peace out of a saloon; a hike around Fort Davis; and a swim in the Indian Lodge pool.

The Coltman Collection, no. 13 – Trip to the Rio Grande Valley (1976)

This home movie captures scenes of the Coltman family enjoying the beach at Port Isabel. The family also goes to Brownsville, where they stop for mangoes and visit the Brownsville Courthouse and Commemorative Air Force Museum.

The David Ayala Collection, no. 4 – Brownsville Trip (1974)

This home movie captures scenes of the Ayalas visiting family in Brownsville. The family visits at home and plays football in the front yard before visiting the Commemorative Air Force’s Rio Grande Valley Museum.

The Lamar B. Kelly Collection, no. 6 – Amherst High Class of ’57 Senior Trip (1957)

This home movie captures scenes of the Amherst High School Class of 1957 senior trip to Silverton, Colorado. The young men and women gather at a home in Amherst before taking off by bus to Colorado. Once there, they enjoy scenic views of the mountains, do some hiking, and spend time in downtown Silverton.