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    Northumberland.

    Title: "Feeling the Pulse of a Bridge. L.N.E.R.'s expert engineers instruments registering slightest vibration, prove huge span bridge at Wylam 'O.K.'."

    L/S of a steam train chugging over a suspension bridge. M/S of the train moving slowly over the bridge, several long poles have been placed next to the tracks, a group of men stand around one making notes. Point of view shot of a rail vehicle moving along the tracks on the bridge towards the stationary engine. High angled shot of the train moving across the bridge, four men sit on a giant swing (like window cleaners use) suspended over the train from the top of the bridge. L/S of train moving across bridge over wide river (could be Humber estuary?).

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25718
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    490.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:05:00 / 01:41:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1290
    Sort Number:
    G 1290
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    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Railways Railways to 1939 Tape 1 Tyne Bridge
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. camcourse says

    This is the River Tyne, not the Humber, The line is the the Newcastle, Elswick, Scotswood, Newburn, North Wylam line, long closed. Details are here http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/n/north_wylam/index.shtml

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