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Helicopter removing construction crane on top of Stratosphere Tower: video

Date

1993-09-04

Archival Collection

Description

Helicopter removing weights from a construction crane on top of the Stratosphere Tower; multiple clips show the helicopter and construction workers removing weights one at a time from the crane over the course of several hours; video is shot at ground level and often zooms in on the helicopter; video includes audio of helicopter noises Original media VHS, color, aspect ratio 4 x 3, frame size 720 x 486. From the Bob Stupak Professional Papers (MS-01016) -- Professional papers -- Audiovisual material -- Digitized audiovisual clips file.

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Crane weight testing and crane jacking for the construction of Stratosphere Tower: video

Date

1993-09-07 to 1993-09-08

Archival Collection

Description

Multiple clips of construction workers weight testing and jacking a crane used to build the Stratosphere Tower; the clips are shot at ground level and frequently zoom in and out of the crane; the Stratosphere Tower can be seen in the background, still being built; construction noises and people's voices can be heard in the background Original media VHS, color, aspect ratio 4 x 3, frame size 720 x 486. From the Bob Stupak Professional Papers (MS-01016) -- Professional papers -- Audiovisual material -- Digitized audiovisual clips file.

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Press conference about a construction fire that occured at the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas on August 29, 1993: video

Date

1993-09-02

Archival Collection

Description

Jim Jimmerson, a council to Bob Stupak and the Stratosphere Corporation, gives a press conference about a construction fire that occurred at the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas on August 29, 1993; some construction items were damaged but there were no casualties; several people speak and answer questions during the press conference, including Bob Stupak. Original media VHS, color, aspect ratio 4 x 3, frame size 720 x 486. From the Bob Stupak Professional Papers (MS-01016) -- Professional papers -- Audiovisual material -- Digitized audiovisual clips file.

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KTNV (Channel 13) news segment about the closure of Vegas World and employee layoffs: video

Date

1994-12-06

Archival Collection

Description

KTNV-TV Channel 13 news segment about the closure of Vegas World and the roughly 2,000 employees who lost their jobs because of the closure; segment features interviews of Vegas World employees Tommy Winnett and Jim Armstrong; b-roll footage of the exterior of the hotel Original media VHS, color, aspect ratio 4 x 3, frame size 720 x 486. From the Bob Stupak Professional Papers (MS-01016) -- Professional papers -- Audiovisual material -- Digitized audiovisual clips file.

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