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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Pit disaster at Auchengeich Colliery, Chryston. Lanarkshire. Scotland.

    Various shots of colliery. CU notice. Various shots of crowd awaiting information including Salvation Army refreshment van and one of several Ministers. Various shots of small stream being dammed to provide water for pumps to flood the pit. Various shots of the pump and pipe leading into the pit.

    Various shots group outside colliery office awaiting information. LS smoke rising from pit. LS prayer group conducted by Reverend John Currie. Several shots of quiet streets, child with doll, group talking.

    Further shots of stream being dammed with everyone helping. MS officials of the Coal Board and Abe Moffat of Miners' Union at door of colliery office looking at pit plans.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    81094
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2748.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:36:00 / 01:31:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 3270 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 3270 F
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    Categories
    Trade & Industry Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    E4 Airways 1940s and 1950s mining
  • Stills

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

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