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    Flyover disaster on the Forth road bridge. Strathclyde, Scotland.

    L/S The Forth Bridge. L/S One of the suspension spires. L/S Cranes on the top of it with men working. M/S Men working on the suspension wires. L/S From the top of the spire looking down at a boat passing under the bridge. L/S A man walking down the suspension wires. L/S The partially completed new bridge. C/U Man in cab. L/S The collapsed section of the bridge.

    M/S Pan, a mass of tangled steel girders and wood. L/S Men looking at the mess. L/S Workmen walking beside the collapsed bridge. L/S and C/U Large concrete section of the flyover collapsed and smashed. L/S The collapsed bridge. L/S Mine rescue men gathered round the spot where the two bodies of workmen are trapped. C/U Policeman with the workmen. M/S Pan, the workmen talking among themselves. C/U As they look into the hole cleared under the debris to free the bodies. L/S The collapsed flyover.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53461
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1721.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:23:00 / 01:52:27:00
    Canister:
    62/52
    Sort Number:
    62/052
  • Stills

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

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