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LONDON BOMB DAMAGE

London Bomb Damage (1941)

Material showing people clearing bombed houses in London.

CRANE LIFTS RECORD HEIGHT

Crane Lifts Record Height (1920)

A 160 ton bridge is lifted by a mammoth floating crane - breaking a...

FINE ENGINEERING FEAT

Fine Engineering Feat (1925)

A new ferry landing stage is completed in 24 hours. Seacombe, Cheshire.

FINE ENGINEERING FEAT TINTED

Fine Engineering Feat Tinted (1925)

A new ferry landing stage is completed in 24 hours. Seacombe,...

THE AUTO AMBULANCE

The Auto Ambulance (1925)

A new auto ambulance uses a crane to lift cars and a truck to take them away.

NEW CRANE

New Crane (1951)

Item showing rail mounted tower crane at work on building site. London.

YARROW SHIPYARD CLYDE

Yarrow Shipyard Clyde (1945)

Deserted Yarrow shipyard.

HMS 'INVINCIBLE' ? ARRIVES HOME

HMS 'invincible' ? Arrives Home (1940-1949)

Footage of HMS 'Invincible' arriving back home.

SHIP UNLOADING

Ship Unloading (1943)

Large sacks - possibly of grain being unloaded from cargo ship.

SPEEDING UP REBUILDING IN PRAGUE aka REBUILDING PRAGUE

Speeding Up Rebuilding In Prague AKA Rebuilding Prague (1961)

Prefabricated flats being assembled...

DISMANTLING DOCK CRANES

Dismantling Dock Cranes (1970-1979)

Men dismantling dock cranes.

ELECTRO MAGNET

Electro Magnet (1970-1979)

MS of large electro magnet on crane picking up blocks of metal.

Construction of Airship Shed

Construction Of Airship Shed (1914-1918)

Building of an airship shed.

BRITANNIC

Britannic (1914)

Item showing new funnel for SS Britannic.

SHIP BUILDING

Ship Building (1920-1929)

Footage of large cranes in shipyards.

NERVES OF STEEL

Nerves Of Steel (1927)

Scary scenes of working sky high at Baker Street.

ALL SCOTCH!

All Scotch! (1933)

Steam trains destined for India are loaded aboard ship in Glasgow.

THE SUPER GIANT!

The Super Giant! (1939)

A huge digging crane scoops clay out of a quarry.

THE GREAT GALE

The Great Gale (1927)

A large crane collapses into a London street and hits a taxi.

A TROJAN TASK

A Trojan Task (1927)

Bridge sections are moved into place at Birkenhead.

LUCK! CRANE COLLAPSES

Luck! Crane Collapses (1924)

A crane collapses on a London construction site, luckily causing only...

LIVERPOOL

Liverpool "Beware Other Items Share This Title" (1939)

Footage of machinery at work in Liverpool's...

NEW CRANE SPEEDS BIG BUILDING

New Crane Speeds Big Building (1965)

New type portal crane demonstrated in Battersea.

EXPANDING HARBOUR

Expanding Harbour (1969)

Work commences on enlargement of Rotterdam Harbour, Holland.

NEW TYPE CRANE

New Type Crane (1951)

New type of mobile crane is demonstrated in Letchworth, Hertfordshire.

TURBINE BUILDING IN GERMANY aka TURBINRE BUILDING

Turbine Building In Germany AKA Turbinre Building

Good shots of men at the AEG factory in...

CLEARING THE RIVER RHINE

Clearing The River Rhine (1947)

Debris is cleared from the Rhine in Germany.

US TROOPS UNLOADING SHIPS AT ICELAND

Us Troops Unloading Ships At Iceland (1946)

US soldiers unload kit bags and fighter aircraft from...

 METAL STRUCTURE COLLAPSES

Metal Structure Collapses (1930-1939)

A metal construction breaks and collapses into water.

Putting The Funnel On - 1930's

Putting The Funnel On - 1930's (1930-1939)

Ship building footage.

CARDIFF DOCKS.

Cardiff Docks. (1948)

Docks with cranes at work.

THE LIFESAVERS OF

The Lifesavers Of "Down Under" (1939)

A man is rescued from a cliff by ambulance men using a new kind...

GIANT FLOATING CRANE COMES INTO USE AT BARTON LOCKS.

Giant Floating Crane Comes Into Use At Barton Locks. (1938)

A huge floating crane is towed along...

THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

The Long And The Short Of It (1928)

Shell is loaded into a large naval gun then fired.

SLEEPERS

Sleepers (1933)

Excellent footage of how railway sleepers are made, Boston, Lincolnshire.

40,000 TONS OF COKE

40,000 Tons Of Coke (1920)

A story about a massive mountain of coke that has caught fire and is likely...

MANCHESTER RAILWAY DISASTER aka TRAIN CRASH

Manchester Railway Disaster AKA Train Crash (1953)

Ten dead and fifty-nine injured as rail coach...

CRANES

Cranes (1939)

A short history of cranes.

BARGE ON ROAD

Barge On Road (1944)

A 60 ton barge built inland is transported on a big trailer to the coast. ...

NEWS FROM AFRICA - SWAZILAND'S NEW RAILWAY

News From Africa - Swaziland's New Railway (1963)

New railway is being build in Swaziland.

TO CALL SPACE SOON

To Call Space Soon (1966)

New British radio telescope nears completion at Chilbolton.

'SCEPTRE' TO THE USA

'sceptre' To The USA (1967)

Yacht 'Sceptre' is loaded onto liner ready to be taken to America.

TILBURY - STRADDLE CARRIER aka CARGO CARRYING SPEEDED UP BY STRADDLE CARRIERS

Tilbury - Straddle Carrier AKA Cargo Carrying Speeded Up By Straddle Carriers (1968)

Straddle...

WALKING DRAGLINE

Walking Dragline (1954)

The world's largest dragline used for digging in Northampton.

GERMAN LONG RANGE GUNS

German Long Range Guns (1942)

German soldiers load and fire gigantic guns in France.

LANCASTER BOMBERS

Lancaster Bombers

Footage of Lancasters and Spitfires.

OPEN CAST MINING

Open Cast Mining (1947)

Item showing open cast mining at Temple Newsam near Leeds, Yorkshire.

DEMOLISHING WARSAW RAILWAY STATION

Demolishing Warsaw Railway Station (1947)

Demolition of Warsaw railway station. Poland.

LIFE ON THE ODRA RIVER

Life On The Odra River (1949)

Industrial scenes on the Odra River, Poland.

JOHN MONKMAN AND BOB BACK

John Monkman And Bob Back (1948)

Shot of Pathe employees John Monkman and Bob Back.