Holiday Makers In Irish Mail Crash 1950

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    Holiday makers in Irish Mail crash. Penmaenmawr, Wales.

    GV Aerial view of train smash. SV People looking on from embankment. MV Two carriages sprawled across track at right angles to rest of train. CU Torn end of carriage pan to underside of another carriage. SV Workmen putting sleepers under carriage. SV Wrecked engine. CU Damage on engine. SV Carriage lying on side. SV Wreckage showing 1st. class door hanging off. SV Carriage on side with board - 'The Irish Mail'. MV From top of embankment of crash. Fireman climbing down embankment with aid of rope. MV Crane lifting wrecked carriage. SV Between two overturned carriages. MV From embankment overturned carriages. GV Crash from top of embankment.

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    Cataloguer:
    Howard
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48501
    Sort Number:
    50/070
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:32:00 / 01:12:29:00
    Canister:
    50/70
    Film ID:
    1486.09
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1950
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    Religion & Politics
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  • This accident happened on 27th August 1950.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=232

    patrick_smyth 6th Aug 2013

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