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  • Description

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Title: "BRITAIN'S LARGEST TRAMWAY WORKS to cost £385,000 Foundation stone laid by Lord Mayor".

    M/S of a group of smartly dressed men on a building site, they are gathered around a large foundation block surrounded by fencing. A man in mayor's robes gives a speech, the other men clap.

    C/U of the foundation stone with writing engrave on the side: "City of Liverpool. This stone was laid by the right Hon the Lord Mayor Councillor F. C. Bowring on the 17th May, 1926".

    Panning L/S of a massive tram shed, its metal infrastructure is only half-constructed and is covered in scaffolding. Men work beneath the shed unloading stones and pushing wheelbarrows.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25769
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    496.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:53:00 / 01:57:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1295
    Sort Number:
    G 1295
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Councils UK Trams & Tramways Liverpool EII year 1926 Trams
  • Stills

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

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