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SAILING SHIP KEELS OVER IN PORT

Sailing Ship Keels Over In Port (1923)

Good pictures of a sailing ship which has keeled over in a...

THE NON - SKIDDER

The Non - Skidder (1934)

Footage of the non skid motorbike.

TERRIBLE CHAR -A- BANC DISASTER aka TERRIBLE CHARABANC DISASTER

Terrible Char -A- Banc Disaster AKA Terrible Charabanc Disaster (1926)

Train ploughs into...

YORK SHEFFIELD EXPRESS TRAIN SMASH & CUTS

York Sheffield Express Train Smash & Cuts (1926)

Curious onlookers look at wreck of smashed railway...

EXPRESS TRAIN DISASTER

Express Train Disaster (1927)

Shots of the twisted wreckage following a train crash.

SOUTH COAST EXPRESS WRECKED

South Coast Express Wrecked (1927)

Scenes of cranes lifting twisted wreckage and following a train...

CROWDED EXCURSION TRAIN DISASTER

Crowded Excursion Train Disaster (1928)

Men work to clear the debris after a train crash at...

EXPRESS TRAIN DISASTER

Express Train Disaster (1928)

Shots of a wrecked steam train at Shepreth in Cambridgeshire.

TERRIBLE RAILWAY DISASTER

Terrible Railway Disaster (1928)

The remains of a train are unrecognisable after an explosion caused by...

FATAL EXPRESS COLLISION

Fatal Express Collision (1929)

Wreckage from a collision between a night mail train and a locomotive at...

THE GAS PERIL

The Gas Peril (1921)

The devastating results of a gas explosion are shown as we see the wreckage of three...

SOUTHEND'S UNLUCKY PIER

Southend's Unlucky Pier (1921)

A look at Southend pier after several of its supports have been damaged...

PLANE CRASH - SELLINDGE, KENT

Plane Crash - Sellindge, Kent (1938)

Wreckage of a Belgian aeroplane that landed in a Kent village...

SEA RESCUE - BULMER aka BOULMER

Sea Rescue - Bulmer AKA Boulmer (1938)

Lifeboatmen rescue a lady from a small boat in Boulmer,...

EXPRESS TRAIN DISASTER

Express Train Disaster (1923)

A crane clears the wreckage of a crash between a train and goods engine...

TERRIBLE PIT DISASTER

Terrible Pit Disaster (1923)

A rescue party attempts to reach trapped miners after a pit disaster in...

A LUCKY ESCAPE

A Lucky Escape (1923)

Pit head collapses in Glasgow wrecking wagons and winding gear, luckily no one is...

GAS AND WATER MAINS EXPLODE

Gas And Water Mains Explode (1923)

A gas and water mains explosion leaves a very large hole in the...

MUNITION FACTORY DISASTER

Munition Factory Disaster (1924)

A look at the devastation caused by an explosion in a munitions...

CUP FINAL TRAIN SMASH

Cup Final Train Smash (1924)

Four are killed and many injured in a train crash at Euston.

A MINIATURE GREAT FIRE

A Miniature Great Fire (1929)

The village of Bettmaringen is completely destroyed by fire, Germany.

TERRIBLE RAIL DISASTER - LYTHAM LIVERPOOL - BLACKPOOL EXPRESS CRASH

Terrible Rail Disaster - Lytham Liverpool - Blackpool Express Crash (1924)

Pictures of...

BI-PLANE CRASHES INTO WALL

Bi-Plane Crashes Into Wall (1925)

Dramatic pictures of a staged crash between a bi-plane and a wall.

THE BIG LANDSLIDE

The Big Landslide (1925)

Men clear the tons of earth which have collapsed into a railway cutting in...

A LUCKY ESCAPE

A Lucky Escape (1925)

Many men help to clear the railway line after a landslide has blocked the way in...

22 INCH WATER MAIN

22 Inch Water Main (1922)

Water main bursts in London causing lots of damage to road surface.

NEW FERRY WRECKED

New Ferry Wrecked (1922)

Footage of destroyed pier after collision with Dutsh Steamer and Ferry.

THE AUTO AMBULANCE

The Auto Ambulance (1925)

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

"Toll For The Brave" (1925)

Footage of the M.1 submarine is shown in memory of its crew.

"Toll For The Brave" (1925)

Footage of the M.1 submarine is shown in memory of its crew. Green tinted.

SUBMARINE 'SQUALUS' RAISED AGAIN

Submarine 'squalus' Raised Again (1939)

Footage of salvage crews attempts to raise the American...

TRAIN DISASTER SCENES AT KILLESTER aka TRAIN DISASTER - KILLERSTER

Train Disaster Scenes At Killester AKA Train Disaster - Killerster (1922)

Various scenes of...

HOLIDAY TRAIN WRECK

Holiday Train Wreck (1926)

Hundreds killed or injured in head on train crash near Munich.

SPEEDBOAT THRILLS

Speedboat Thrills (1940)

Good shots of speedboat racing - it ends with one of the boats bursts into...

THE VICTIM! aka TRAILER

The Victim! AKA Trailer (1949)

Short trailer film warning people to be careful of slips, trips and...

AROUND BRITAIN - THAMES - SHIP COLLISION

Around Britain - Thames - Ship Collision (1948)

Shipwreck on the river Thames at Erith.

ABLAZE AT SEA  aka TANKER ABLAZE

Ablaze At Sea AKA Tanker Ablaze (1920)

A story showing a ship with a burning cargo of petrol.

PROTECT THE CHILDREN FROM INJURY BY GLASS - TRAILER

Protect The Children From Injury By Glass - Trailer (1949)

A short trailer film warning on...

WORLD NEWS - GERMANY

World News - Germany (1956)

A German manufacturer tests his motorcycles the hard way.

TRAILER - CHILD ROAD SAFETY

Trailer - Child Road Safety (1950)

Short trailer film to encourage children's road safety.

LANDSLIDE HAVOC

Landslide Havoc (1956)

In Italy, a landslide pushes 200 ton locomotive into the sea.

TIN OPENER TO SAVE LIFE

Tin Opener To Save Life (1965)

New type of cutters used by firemen to cut people out of car crashes.

PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE / SUFFOCATION TRAILER

Protection Against Fire / Suffocation Trailer (1967)

Trailer urges us to ventilate our rooms when...

EXPRESS TRAIN SMASH

Express Train Smash (1929)

Wreckage of two trains after head on collision. Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

LINER ON THE ROCKS

Liner On The Rocks (1947)

The liner ship Wanganella goes aground on treacherous rocks in Australia.

PLANE CRASH

Plane Crash (1951)

Shots of plane carrying reindeer meat which crashed in England.

CRANE CRASHES ON BUILDING

Crane Crashes On Building (1961)

Crane crashes on building and killing three people in Melbourne.

SUSSEX - NORMANS BAY WRECK

Sussex - Normans Bay Wreck (1963)

Wrecked ship burning at Sussex beach.

EMBANKMENT COLLAPSES ON FIVE HOUSES - SEOUL

Embankment Collapses On Five Houses - Seoul (1961)

Bereaved relatives waiting for news, rescue...

PENMAENMAWR WRECK

Penmaenmawr Wreck (1920-1929)

Ship grounded in shallow water at Penmaenmawr, Wales.