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    Blundellsands, Merseyside.

    Full titles read: "DIVERTING A RIVER ! - 1,750 lbs. of gelignite used in two 'big bangs' to displace 10,000 tons of sand to make new Channel for River Alt."

    L/S's of workmen on beach packing dynamite into the base of large poles (they look a bit like large firework rockets). L/S of workmen packing the gelignite into the sand. L/S of man waving his arms in the air before sinking the plunger to the ground. L/S of huge explosion that fire large amount of sand into the air, followed by a second explosion.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    36227
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    800.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:41:00 / 01:26:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1638
    Sort Number:
    G 1638
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    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

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