Newsreel: Sporting from the Mountains to the Sea – 1951

A fresh blankets the slopes of in the Cascades as a snowplow pushes through.

But that is no obstacle to American ingenuity.

The , a carriage on high wires, wisps the adventurous skiers to the peak, dropping them off at built in 1937.

Meanwhile at the Raceway in , a steeplechase with 13 foot motorboats is underway. Watch fast boats make nimble jumps behind one another’s’ wakes. Dodging sandbars and rotted stumps at such high speeds seems dangerous, indeed, even for the 1950’s.

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