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    Johannesburg, South Africa.

    Title: "4,300 Feet below Earth's Surface. Pathe Gazette presents first pictures ever taken in a gold mine, during visit of British Farmers, now touring S. Africa, to famous Robinson Mine".

    M/S of the group of British farmers in boiler suits and hats walking towards the mine entrance. M/S of the men squeezing into a lift at the top of the mine shaft. M/S of the farmers walking a long one of the mine tunnels, they a lit by electric lights. M/S of the group of farmers with their miner guides, waiting to get into a mini-train running down one of the tunnels.

    Note: an alternative version of this story exists transferred from a print with an orange tint.. Please see record for 4,3000 FT BELOW EARTH'S SURFACE (orange tint).

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25743
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    494.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:37:00 / 01:32:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1292
    Sort Number:
    G 1292
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Mining Johannesburg 1920s/30s South Africa Early Electricity South African Mining
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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