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Multimedia Presentations

Image of USS Cairo

HAER Fly-through Animation of Historic U.S.S. Cairo
Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, MS

The video was produced when the historic iron-clad ship located in Vicksburg National Military Park was documented by the Historic American Engineering Record's Maritime Recording Program in May 2011 and April 2012. It is comprised of more than 80 individual scan stations using an HDR Pano Photo textured point cloud.
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Image of Dining Hall

HABS Fly-through Animation of the Cabin Camp 1 Dining Hall
Prince William Forest Park, Dumfries, VA

This animation of an intensity mapped point cloud of the Cabin Camp 1 Dining Hall at the Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area is comprised of approximately 10 individual stations.
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Image of Bravo Test Area

HAER Fly-through Animation of Bravo Test Area
Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Santa Susana, CA

The Historic American Engineering Record has undertaken a project to record the extant structures of these test areas, which reflect the most intense research and development era of rocket propulsion in our nation. This video fly-through is of the extant structures at the Bravo location, captured with high-definition laser scans (not shown), and then modeled using various CAD software.
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Image of Coca Test Area

HAER Fly-through Animation of Coca Test Area
Santa Susana Field Labratory, Santa Susana, CA

The Historic American Engineering Record has undertaken a project to record the extant structures of these test areas, which reflect the most intense research and development era of rocket propulsion in our nation. Some of the major rocket engine programs that used Area II for testing include the Redstone, Atlas, Jupiter and Saturn V engines, and the testing and development of the Space Shuttle Main Engine.
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Image of Test Stand 1

HAER Fly-through Animation of Test Stand 1
Santa Susana Field Laboratory Area II, Santa Susana, CA

The Historic American Engineering Record has undertaken a project to record the extant structures of these test areas, which reflect the most intense research and development era of rocket propulsion in our nation. The fly-through animation of Test Stand 1 was rendered using Pointools.
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Image of Carlsbad Caverns Staircase

HABS Fly-through Animation of Iceberg Rock Staircase
Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, NM

A team from the HDP office, consisting of HABS architect Mark Schara, HAER architect Jeremy Mauro, HABS historian Lisa Davidson, and HAER photographer Jet Lowe, traveled to Carlsbad, New Mexico, 29-31 January 2013, to document the historic stairs in Carlsbad Caverns National Park that have deteriorate due to mold growth.
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Image of Space Shuttle Flight Control Room

HAER Documentation of Space Shuttle Flight Control Room
Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

This animation shows the point cloud data acquired via high definition laser scanning of the Shuttle Flight Control Room (FCR), or "White" FCR. The scan data consists of about 17 scan stations with HDR Pano Photo textures applied.

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Image of West Union Bridge

HAER Fly-through Animation of West Union Bridge
West Union, IN

The West Union Bridge, a Burr-Arch Truss covered bridge, was documented using high definition surveying (HDS) technology. A Leica ScanStation C10 was used to collect data onsite.

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Aerial image of Castle Pinckney

HABS Fly-through Animation of Castle Pinckney
Charleston, SC

The animation of Castle Pinckney was prepared by Paul Davidson using the point clouds obtained from 12 scan stations, and rendered in Pointools with high dynamic range panoramic photography.

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