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  • Description

    Item title reads - Atom power steps up.

    New gas-cooled reactor project at Windscale, Cumberland.

    Various shots of Windscale Atomic Energy Plant. M/S new gas-cooled reactor still being built. Various shots inside the reactor of workers welding the inside of the pressure vessel. M/S stubs in the top dome of the pressure vessel through which the fuel elements will be charged and discharged, C/U man checking the stubs. Banks of boiler tubes are inserted in the heat exchangers which are being built at the contractor's works. M/S one of the giant 90 ton heat exchangers arriving on the site. M/S reactor into which the heat exchangers are put. M/S heat exchanger being lifted into position by a derrick on a swivel. Camera pans along as it is lifted. M/S heat exchanger suspended above the reactor. M/S girders inside reactor. Camera pans across pressure vessels inside the reactor. M/S's men working on top of the reactor. M/S reactor vessel.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52633
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1682.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:01:00 / 01:20:14:00
    Canister:
    60/46
    Sort Number:
    60/046
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    NUCLEAR - POWER 1960 Nuclear Bomb 2 Nuclear Waste
  • Stills

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

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