Collapsed Festival Bridge For Test Purposes.… 1952

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    Waterloo, London

    COLLAPSED FESTIVAL BRIDGE FOR TEST PURPOSES.

    (Royal Festival Hall site, the South Bank, Waterloo) LS. The footbridge collapsing. GVs. The concrete wreckage. LS. (elevated) crowds dispersing. CU. Stress gauge. LS. The bridge loaded with pig iron. LS. Crane placing more weight onto bridge. GV. Crowd watching. GV. Pig iron on the bridge. MS. Pig iron being loaded by crane onto the bridge - pan to pig iron on the bridge. LS. Workmen guiding crane held pig iron into place. LS. Pig iron on the bridge. MS. Two men testing with stress gauge. LS. Crane lowering weight onto bridge. LS. Bridge collapsing. LS. Crane holding weight.

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    Cataloguer:
    Virginia
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    69844
    Sort Number:
    UN 2439 C
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:58:00 / 01:15:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 2439 C
    Film ID:
    2595.04
    Issue Date:
    1952
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