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ABLAZE AT SEA  aka TANKER ABLAZE

Ablaze At Sea AKA Tanker Ablaze (1920)

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

SUSSEX - NORMANS BAY WRECK

Sussex - Normans Bay Wreck (1963)

Wrecked ship burning at Sussex beach.

PENMAENMAWR WRECK

Penmaenmawr Wreck (1920-1929)

Ship grounded in shallow water at Penmaenmawr, Wales.

WORST AIR CRASH

Worst Air Crash (1953)

The wrecked Globemaster aircraft.

SCHOOL FLOOR COLLAPSES

School Floor Collapses (1934)

A school floor in Liverpool collapses in tragic circumstances.

A MINIATURE GREAT FIRE

A Miniature Great Fire (1929)

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

BI-PLANE CRASHES INTO WALL

Bi-Plane Crashes Into Wall (1925)

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

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.

HOLIDAY TRAIN WRECK

Holiday Train Wreck (1926)

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

SHIP ON FIRE ACCIDENTAL?  aka ARE THEY ARE ALL ACCIDENTAL? or SHIP ON FIRE

Ship On Fire Accidental? AKA Are They Are All Accidental? Or Ship On Fire (1920)

Former...

BUNDLES FOR BRITAIN - 1942

Bundles For Britain - 1942 (1942)

Sorting clothes in a depot & sinking cargo ship, crew saved.

BEACHY HEAD CLIFF RESCUE

Beachy Head Cliff Rescue (1949)

Cliff rescue at Beachy Head, Sussex.

MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM TRAINING

Mountain Rescue Team Training (1950)

A mountain rescue team in training on the French Alps.

AVALANCHE IN THE ALPS

Avalanche In The Alps (1950-1959)

Salvaging belongings, clearing snow from inside church, 2 women (one with...

NEW POLICE TRAINING METHODS - HENDON

New Police Training Methods - Hendon (1965)

Police practise responding to typical situations 'on the...

 METAL STRUCTURE COLLAPSES

Metal Structure Collapses (1930-1939)

A metal construction breaks and collapses into water.

136 MINERS KILLED

136 Miners Killed (1925)

The flag at a Ruhr coalmine is flown at half mast in memory of 136 miners...

RESERVOIR BURSTS ITS BANKS

Reservoir Bursts Its Banks (1925)

Trees are uprooted and cars wrecked after a reservoir burst its...

UNLUCKY TRIAL TRIP

Unlucky Trial Trip (1930)

German liner the "Europa" runs ashore on a mudbank at Hamburg. Germany.

SUBMARINE ON THE ROCKS

Submarine On The Rocks (1930)

The submarine L-1 gets stranded on the rocks at Cape Cornwall after...

PARIS - TWO BOATS COLLIDE AT 'PONT NOTRE DAME'

Paris - Two Boats Collide At 'pont Notre Dame' (1912)

Workmen unload cargoes from boats which...

TRAIN CRASH AT BROWNEY

Train Crash At Browney (1946)

Rescuers at work at scene of Browney train crash.

SUNNINGHILL PARK FIRE

Sunninghill Park Fire (1947)

Sunninghill Park after a fire ruined the future home of Princess...

AIRPLANE CRASH IN SWISS MOUNTAINS

Airplane Crash In Swiss Mountains (1950)

Rescue team on the scene of plane crash in the Swiss Alps....

MINING DISASTER CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Mining Disaster Czechoslovakia (1946)

52 miners killed in Kohinoor mine, near Most. Czechoslovakia.

TERRIBLE MOUNTAIN MISHAP AT SUSTEN

Terrible Mountain Mishap At Susten (1957)

Men climbing mountain, parachute landing near glacier,...

VIKING AIRLINER CRASH

Viking Airliner Crash (1950)

Officials search through debris after Viking aircraft crash at London...

MOTOR-PACED CYCLE SPEED ATTEMPT ENDS - DISASTER

Motor-Paced Cycle Speed Attempt Ends - Disaster (1952)

French cyclist seriously injured trying to...

PUPILS AND TEACHERS DIE IN THE AUSTRIAN ALPS

Pupils And Teachers Die In The Austrian Alps (1954)

Rescue efforts prove futile as nineteen...

RAIL CRASH AT FINSBURY PARK

Rail Crash At Finsbury Park (1959)

Train wreckage at Finsbury Park.

"Rail Crash" Army Exercise (1964)

Soldiers train to help out in train crashes in Devon.

BELGIAN BRIDGE COLLAPSE

Belgian Bridge Collapse (1966)

A bridge collapses in the night in Belgium.

TRAIN DERAILMENT

Train Derailment (1967)

Footage from aftermath of train derailment at Connington.

RAILWAY DISASTER - AIS GILL

Railway Disaster - Ais Gill (1913)

Shots of wreckage from train crash. Cumbria.

TRAIN CRASH IN GERMANY

Train Crash In Germany (1920-1929)

Men look at wrecked train on railway tracks after crash in Germany.

LIFEBOAT LAUNCHING AND RESCUE

Lifeboat Launching And Rescue (1920)

Footage of lifeboat being launched and rescue mission.

SUNK IN THE THAMES

Sunk In The Thames (1923)

Sunken ships in the River Thames after collision. London.

RAILWAY ACCIDENT

Railway Accident (1910-1919)

An empty train runs into a goods train near Croydon.

ABERFAN

Aberfan (1967)

Various footage from Aberfan one year on after the mining disaster.

LUCK

Luck (1924)

A passenger plane crash-lands into a hedge next to a country road.

WATER SPOUT IN LONDON

Water Spout In London (1929)

Burst water mains on the Strand is a real spectacle, the Strand, London.

FRENCH ALPS PLANE CRASH

French Alps Plane Crash (1939)

Footage of a wrecked German aeroplane discovered in the French Alps.

BILLIARDS HALL COLLAPSES

Billiards Hall Collapses (1920)

An item showing a Billiards Hall that has collapsed killing two.

CROYDON

Croydon (1938)

An item showing what looks to be a crashed aircraft at Croydon, London. Soundtrack...

STEAMER ABLAZE

Steamer Ablaze (1929)

French steamer ablaze in Liverpool docks, Merseyside.

A NARROW ESCAPE

A Narrow Escape (1925)

40 crew members are saved when a submarine runs ashore in America.

TERRIBLE MINE DISASTER

Terrible Mine Disaster (1925)

Men gather at coalmine in Scotswood to try and rescue 38 men trapped...