Here’s an 8mm YouTube home movie I came across with some excellent shots of the construction of Glen Canyon Dam, Glen Canyon Bridge, and Page Arizona from the late 1950s. This video captures some great moments of that time. Enjoy!
Hey friends, I’ve posted a new episode on my YouTube page. Then and Now is a side-by-side comparison of a few different locations around the Glen Canyon Dam site and Page Arizona from the 1950s and the present day. This is the first of what will be more Then and Now episodes. You can check out the video at:
You can see more by visiting Mike’s Dam Photo Journal on YouTube.
I’ve been spending a lot of time learning what makes good video and what makes bad video. Since launching my YouTube channel a couple of weeks ago, I think I’ve made some progress in that area. My second episode of Mike’s Dam Photo Journal on YouTube is out. I almost went back and re-recorded it because I found myself a little preoccupied with making sure the recording was working ok, which made me forget to mention a few things I would have otherwise pointed out. But the things I missed on a few of the pictures will get covered later as those same pictures will no doubt get reused along the way. In the meantime, here’s episode 2 of Mike’s Dam Photo Journal.
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Hey friends, I have launched my YouTube channel! Recording, editing, and posting videos is a new experience for me and one that I’m enjoying. I have quite a bit of experience recording, editing, and producing audio but video is a different world altogether.
I posted the movie trailer I made for my YouTube channel in my last post here. Today I want to share my first YouTube episode with you as I take a look back at Page Arizona in the early 1960s. Check it out. Subscribe. Share it.
I have too much time on my hands. I made this short video trailer using some of my pics. It came out pretty dramatic and I found myself suddenly craving popcorn. I posted it on Facebook a few minutes ago and I tried to post it on Instagram (Mike’s Dam Photo Journal) but it’s just over 3 minutes. I guess they have rules over there. Anyway, check it out…
I came across this video showing some good footage of the Glen Canyon Dam construction as well as some great shots of early Page Arizona. Some of the narration gets a little cheesy but the footage is amazing. You may even recognize some of the faces. I was surprised to see Chet Huntley narrating it. After the first minute and half to two minutes in, it picks up and gets good. The total length is only 27 minutes.
These are five videos by Gary Ladd on the construction of Glen Canyon Dam. There are some really good shots and info in these. When you watch them on YouTube, one video goes right into the next. I’m not sure if that will happen here too, so I’m putting all five parts in this single post. These are also on my Videos page in the link in the sidebar.
This is a pretty cool 28 minute video documentary on the first four years of construction of Glen Canyon Bridge and Dam. Thank you Donna for posting this link on our Facebook page!