5 Die In Rail Smash 1958

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Full title reads: "Eastbourne. 5 Die In Rail Smash".

Eastbourne, East Sussex.

SV Wreckage of train crash.

GV Glasgow engine imbedded in wreckage of electric train. Nearer shot, wreckage.

CU Wrecked front of Glasgow engine. Angle shot, wreckage.

LV Overturned...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
49639
Sort Number:
58/069
Time in/Out:
01:43:21:00 / 01:44:23:00
Canister:
58/69
Film ID:
1545.26
Issue Date:
28/08/1958

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  • This accident was on 25th August 1958.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=608

    patrick_smyth 6th Aug 2013

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