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3D Data Animations

Historic American Buildings Survey

Image from Dogan House point cloud animation

Fly-through Animation of Mary Jane Dogan House

Manassas National Battlefield Park, Manassas, VA

This historic house at Manassas National Battlefield Park was documented by the Historic American Buildings Survey in 2019-20. The point cloud animation was produced in 2020 by Historic American Landscapes Survey Architect Ryan Pierce using Pointools & Premier Pro.
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Image of West Union Bridge

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 Carlsbad Caverns Staircase

Fly-through Animation of Iceberg Rock Staircase

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, NM

HABS architect Mark Schara, HAER architect Jeremy Mauro, HABS historian Lisa Davidson, and HAER photographer Jet Lowe traveled to New Mexico in 2013 to document these historic stairs at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The stairs have deteriorated due to mold growth.
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Aerial image of Castle Pinckney

Fly-through Animation of Castle Pinckney

Charleston Harbor, 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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Historic American Engineering Record

Image of Edna E. Lockwood

Fly-through Animation of Edna E. Lockwood

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD

The Edna E. Lockwood is the last working Chesapeake Bay oyster boat of its kind. HAER documented the vessel prior to restoration by the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in 2015.
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Image of West Union Bridge

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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Image of West Union Bridge

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 Bravo Test Area

Fly-through Animation of Bravo Test Area

Santa Susana Field Laboratory, Santa Susana, CA

The Historic American Engineering Record recorded the extant structures at these test areas, which reflect the most intense research and development era of rocket propulsion in our nation. This video fly-through shows 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

Fly-through Animation of Coca Test Area

Santa Susana Field Labratory, Santa Susana, CA

The Historic American Engineering Record recorded the extant structures at these test areas, which reflect the most intense research and development era of rocket propulsion in our nation. Testing of Redstone, Atlas, Jupiter and Saturn V engines, and testing and development of the Space Shuttle Main Engine, was carried out at Area II.
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Image of Test Stand 1

Fly-through Animation of Test Stand 1

Santa Susana Field Laboratory Area II, Santa Susana, CA

The Historic American Engineering Record recorded the extant structures at 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 Space Shuttle Flight Control Room

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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Historic American Landscapes Survey