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    Item title reads - Can you beat it!! Plympton's 188 year old engine is "still going so strong" that Town Council recently decided not to replace it. Devon.

    The firemen pull the engine out of the station. M/S of the horse attached to the front. M/S as they ride up the street and other firemen pull ladders and equipment on carts. Various shots as the firemen jump off and pull a hose up, M/S as they pump the handles on the engine in front of a burning house, C/U of men pumping it with people watching in background.

    Intertitle - 'The Brigade Captain Mr W. H. Hoskin is 71 years old.'

    M/S of Captain Hoskin who has a white beard, he is stood by the engine, the year 1765 is visible on it.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23718
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    306.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:09:00 / 01:23:09:00
    Canister:
    G 982
    Sort Number:
    G 0982
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

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