Description: Damaged remains of bombed prop jet outside Eastern Airlines hangar at Logan Airport. Yellow Massport fire truck. Fire fighters spraying wreckage. Group of men examine ruined fuselage and wing.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/02/1976
Description: Federal Aviation Administration. East Boston residents sing a song protesting incursion of airport into their neighborhood (Neptune Rd. East Boston). David Davis, Tom O'Neill, Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Fred Salvucci all seen. Interview with a woman about plane noise and eminent domain. She feels that the people in the neighborhood are being uprooted. Interview with a man on noise abatement and eminent domain for Logan expansion. Residents would like to prevent the destruction of their neighborhood. Interview with other longtime residents complaining about Massport.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/22/1977
Description: Boston waterfront. Dock scenes. Just caught fish in barrels on dock. Lumpers with rubber gloves and overalls. Boston Fish Market Corporation building. Press conference led by Massport director David Davis, who announces renovation of Fish Pier. Rep. Joseph Moakley speaks. He goes over the history of the fishing industry in Boston, Massachusetts, and the United States. He provides details on the redevelopment of the pier, and mentions the effects of the 200 mile limit enacted by Congress. Helen Keyes of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce speaks. George Kariotis, transportation secretary Barry Locke, Lt. Gov. Tom O'Neill are present.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 08/15/1979
Description: Story #9771. Story about plans to build a new runways at Logan Airport, the "Logan Masterplan," and objections from the community with noise and environmental concerns. Footage includes b-roll of press conference, close up shots of runway plans, planes taking off and landing, construction equipment and workers, press conference with concerned citizens and a press conference with governor King about a court order that halted construction, environmental impact studies, and how to continue with the project. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/27/1974
Description: B-roll footage of Massachusetts Port Authority (MASSPORT) structures and five MASSPORT workers on strike, picketing in a parking lot. Signs read "MASSPORT Unfair to Teamsters Local 137" and "On Strike." Footage of traffic on bridge; roadway. Motorcycle policeman with canine assistant wearing goggles on back of bike. Zoomed clip of air traffic control tower at Logan Airport; slightly larger group of striking workers circle in parking lot; state policeman regulates traffic.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/08/1980
Description: Charles Bennet interviews Massport executive director David Davis about the Massport board of directors and the enormous success of one-way tolls experiment on Tobin Bridge and harbor tunnels. They shoot cutaways. Shots of the Commonwealth Pier. Tanker passes by. Smaller boats tied up along waterfront. Traffic on fish pier. Massport Maritime Terminal. Dump trucks clearing ground for construction. Cranes hanging over pier.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 06/23/1983
Description: Some deteriorated sound quality and some video corruption. Staff meeting on the revitalization of Massport. Meeting leader briefly mentions an accident of a cargo ship approaching Boston. He provides an update on the current business and port operations. Multiple other speakers. Massport Mystic container terminal in Charlestown. Rows of shipping containers stacked upon each other.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 11/30/1976
Description: Footage of Massachusetts Port Authority Mystic container terminal in Charlestown. Hundreds of large shipping containers packed together in rows and stacks; vehicles moving and arranging containers. High shot of cranes and fork lifts moving and lowering containers by waterfront.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/20/1976
Description: Audio goes in and out. Some video deterioration. MBTA southwest corridor construction site for orange line relocation. Urban Mass Transportation Project sign. Gov. Edward King gets out of car, shakes hands with bystanders. Secretary of Transportation James Carlin introduces King who talks about economic vitality created by largest construction project in Boston history. Signs bill transferring land from MDC. Governor King responds to question on extending Logan runways, and the actions of the board of the Massachusetts Port Authority and the executive director of Logan International Airport.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/13/1982