News from the Giant - Episode Five
News from the Giant by Reel Memories of the Lakehead • 7m 19s
Flashback to 1960! In this episode, you can watch as the Twin Cities celebrate C.D. Howe night, the installation of the Videon tower, the military exercise "Operation Fallout," the grand opening of the Lake Superior Circle Route, the return of the James Whalen tugboat, the welcoming of North Central Airlines to the Lakehead, and some "fun and games" that took place throughout 1960.
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