Penn Valley Pictures

Sunbury, PA - Volume 2

Sunbury Volume 2 brings you more documentary film of life in a small town in the beautiful Susquehanna River Valley of Northern Pennsylvania. This excellent color and black & white footage was filmed over four decades between 1929 and 1972. See Amelia Earhart at the Island Park Airport in 1929, and watch air shows of the Sunbury Flying Club. Witness the deadly wreck of the Reading Railroad's "Williamsporter" passenger train in the winter of 1936. Watch ice being harvested and stored in the ice houses at the Sunbury Water Company reservoir. Witness the devastation of the 1936 and 1940 floods while riding a boat through the flooded streets. See color footage of students at the Island Park School in the 1940's. See ceremony honoring Sunbury's last living Civil War veteran. Watch traditional Thanksgiving Day football games between the rival Northumberland and Sunbury High School teams. See the construction of the Sunbury flood wall in the late 1940's. See the traditional Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Goodwill Fire Company at the Sunbury Armory. You are there to witness the Sunbury fire companies aiding in firefighting at the fatal Herndon train wreck in 1972. See trains at the Sunbury station. In addition there are parades, ceremonies and much more. Period music, narration, and sound effects bring you 53 minutes of outstanding video entertainment.

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