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Fiber for Rope and Twine” was an industry film produced for the Cordage Institute in the 1950’s. The 18-minute film shows the importance of the farm market to ropemaking in the United States.


Nearly forgotten for over 50 years, the 16mm film reel was discovered in Bill Hagenbuch’s basement during the making of “Ropewalk”. Numerous film clips are included in “Ropewalk: A Cordage Engineer’s Journey Through History”.


The original “Fiber for Rope and Twinereel is now archived at the Greene County Public Library in Xenia, Ohio.


Use the “Play” arrow at left to view “Fiber for Rope and Twine” in two parts.

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