Flood Havoc 1955

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    New England, United States of America (USA).

    GV. Flood waters pouring through town. SCU. Flood waters rushing over weir, & SV. Pan to water tearing at banks of river. SV. Water rushing through street - piling debris before it. GV. Pan with water rushing down street and damaged houses in foreground. SV. Old lady with small baby in her arms being taken to safety in rowing boat. SCU. Old woman being carried to safety in rowing boat. SCU. Black woman being carried safely across flood water to waiting army duck. Policeman carrying baby to waiting army duck. GV. Wooden frame house knocked sideways by force of water. GV. Flooded streets. SV. Pan, past car in water with two army men standing on it. GV. Flooded town's main street. SV. US Coast Guard Duck with rescued people on board. GV. From duck, showing flooded streets. Air view - washed out bridge with rail tracks spanning empty gap. Closer view, washed out bridge with rail tracks spanning empty gap. Air view, derailed freight train. Closer view, derailed train. GV. Wrecked train and torn up track, & SV. Wrecked trucks, & SV. Air view, flooded area and swollen river.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31366
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    557.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:38:00
    Canister:
    55/85
    Sort Number:
    55/085
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