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TRAIN WHEELS

Train Wheels (1938)

New lighter train wheels were designed and made.

SHIPPING aka LONGSHOREMEN UNLOAD BAGS

Shipping AKA Longshoremen Unload Bags (1910-1919)

Goods being unloaded from cargo vessel.

LIFE GOES ON print

Life Goes On Print (1932)

A look at life in a Hungarian village.

LIFE GOES ON neg

Life Goes On Neg (1932)

A look at life in a Hungarian village.

SALT FROM THE SEA

Salt From The Sea (1933)

Men at work on the salt fields of Tunis.

THE BIG SPLASH!

The Big Splash! (1929)

Transportation of large tree trunks by chutes, trolleys, trains and barges.

ANCIENT RAILWAY ENGINE

Ancient Railway Engine (1931)

Footage of a very old locomotive - probably an Agenorra from 1828.

" Rocket " Engine At Museum (1931)

Unedited material showing a large old locomotive being pushed...

SLEEPERS

Sleepers (1933)

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

HARNESSING THE WATERS

Harnessing The Waters (1939)

Footage of new dams under construction in Czechoslovakia.

SETTLING THE STREAMLINES

Settling The Streamlines (1935)

Model vessels are tested in a huge tank at an Italian ship design...

PICKS IN PICTURES!

Picks In Pictures! (1936)

Craftsmen make pickaxes in a Tyrolean village.

GERMANY'S GIANT

Germany's Giant (1933)

Item about Germany's new steam locomotive.

GERMAN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY

German Petroleum Industry (1940)

German petroleum travels from oil rigs to refineries.

TESTING AN AIRCRAFT EJECTION SEAT

Testing An Aircraft Ejection Seat (1940)

Testing aircraft ejection seat at Denham.

TESTING AN AIRCRAFT EJECTION SEAT

Testing An Aircraft Ejection Seat (1940)

Testing aircraft ejection seat at Denham.

TUGMASTER

Tugmaster (1967)

Large ship called Uganda is guided through narrow channel by a tugboat.

A COPPER GOLD MINE!

A Copper Gold Mine! (1940)

Men at work at an open copper mine in Arizona, United States of America.

TRAWLERS RETURN TO PORT

Trawlers Return To Port (1940)

Fishing boats unload their catch in Naples, Italy.

TAXIDERMIST

Taxidermist (1961)

Stuffed animals and hoof-ashtrays in Nairobi.

ALL ABOARD THE 11:29

All Aboard The 11:29 (1934)

Good footage of the a steam locomotive travelling at speed through the...

FLUMING DOWN THE MOUNTAIN

Fluming Down The Mountain (1934)

Good educational film of the logs being taken down river from the...

A PIPE STORY FROM CAPE TOWN / CAPETOWN

A Pipe Story From Cape Town / Capetown (1931)

A large pipe is moved in Cape Town.

OUT OF THE DEPTHS!

Out Of The Depths! (1931)

How wrecks are raised from the bottom of the sea.

HOLLYWOOD IN HERTS

Hollywood In Herts (1930)

Girls pick holly in Hertfordshire.

THE SUPER WASHER

The Super Washer (1928)

Trams being cleaned with a new automatic sprinkler on the outside and a vacuum...

THE LIGHTHOUSE

The Lighthouse (1933)

French lighthouse is a warning to aircraft rather than seacraft.

THE SUPER BARGE

The Super Barge (1933)

An industrial barge is contrasted with much smaller canal barges.

LAUNCH OF THE GOLDEN HIND

Launch Of The Golden Hind (1939)

Footage of Britain's new flying boat the 'Golden Hind' in Rochester,...

FARES PLEASE

Fares Please (1931)

Men train for careers as bus drivers and bus conductors.

DAGENHAM  ESSEX - CAR EXPORT

Dagenham Essex - Car Export (1948)

Henry Ford inaugurates car export drive with USA.

A CALL ON KOREA

A Call On Korea (1933)

A look at a Korean fishing bay and the Diamond mountains and waterfalls.

TOYS

Toys (1932)

Excellent footage of model railway factory in Walthamstow, Greater London.

OIL PROSPECTING

Oil Prospecting (1948)

Prospectors test for oil and build wells in Weymouth, Dorset.

LORRY AND CAR FACTORY IN RUSSIA

Lorry And Car Factory In Russia (1947)

Workers in action in Russian lorry and car factory.

DRY DOCK

Dry Dock (1940-1949)

Educational film showing the workings of a dry dock.

WOMEN AND WAR EFFORT - 1942

Women And War Effort - 1942 (1942)

Women do men's work at British shipyards for war effort.

HARVEST TIME

Harvest Time (1940-1949)

Educational film about harvesting wheat.

FIRE ON THE DOCKS aka FIRE DOCK

Fire On The Docks AKA Fire Dock (1914-1918)

Huge fire raging on docks.

FIRE AFTER FIRE HAS HAMPERED AMERICAN WAR PREPARATIONS

Fire After Fire Has Hampered American War Preparations (1916)

Huge fire at shipyard in USA.

A SPORTING CHANCE

A Sporting Chance (1910)

People queuing in a city street - good shots of people fascinated by camera!

'VOLTURNO' ON FIRE - SHOTS ON BOARD

'volturno' On Fire - Shots On Board (1914-1918)

Footage of ocean liner the 'Volturno' after fire.

WOMEN RAILWAY WORKERS

Women Railway Workers (1914-1918)

Wartime women railway workers clean exterior of train and railway...

THE ROMANCE OF THE MOTORCAR   aka THE MOTORCAR AND ITS MECHANISM  - Reel 8

The Romance Of The Motorcar AKA The Motorcar And Its Mechanism - Reel 8 (1935)

Long film...

WELSH RAILWAY SHEEP DOG

Welsh Railway Sheep Dog (1939)

Woman station master & Station dog whose role is to keep sheep off the...

ORIANA - reel 1

Oriana - Reel 1 (1959)

Great film about the design, building and testing of the ocean liner Oriana. c....

EVE ON THE BROADS version 2

Eve On The Broads Version 2 (1933)

Cute film showing life on the Norfolk Broads - lounging, typing and...

BRIGHTON PROMETTES

Brighton Promettes (1956)

Tourist advice with sex appeal.

TROLLEYBUS BREAK-UP

Trolleybus Break-Up (1959)

London trolley buses are broken down for scrap.

RAILWAY MODERNISATION

Railway Modernisation (1960)

New methods of laying railway tracks at Dinsdale on the main line between...