California Blood Transfusing Via Railroad Car

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351040_1_1
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Oakland, California
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Timecode:
1951  (Actual Year)
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00:40:44 - 00:41:30
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1555
024-423-06
California Blood Transfusing Via Railroad Car A special railroad car donated by western pacific in memory of the lines' first employee casualty of the Korean war goes into service to speed vital blood for out Korea wounded. Establishing shot - Back of the railroad car stopped at a railroad depot on the back it reads "Military Blood Procurement Car". MCU The railroad car that was named after Charles O. Sweetwood, first employee of the line to loose his life in Korea. MCU Nurse sitting behind a table with the red cross insignia and two women signing up to give blood. MCU Brother of Charles O. Sweetwood getting his blood pressure taken. MS Four nurses standing on the back of the railroad car waving as the train pulls away.