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  • Description

    Item title reads - Disaster averted by inches. Runaway engine crashes buffers and lands in back garden of a cottage. Pollokshaws, Glasgow. Scotland.

    M/S of the engine, the camera pans across the train, M/S of the engine being lifted slowly up on its side.

    Note: there is a duplicate copy of this story on *PM0440* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

    Note: on the end of this item there is a title card reading 'Little Big Folk - who make their living by being tiny - pay official visit on arrival. New York.'

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    23512
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    296.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:05:00 / 01:00:44:00
    Canister:
    G 946
    Sort Number:
    G 0946
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I think the issue date on this must be incorrect because this seems to be describing the accident at Pollokshaws South but the accident did not happen until the 17th January.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/docsummary.php?docID=2126

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