Loco Testing 1948

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Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

New locomotive testing station in Rugby, Warwickshire. Shots of streamlined railway engine 60007 - 'Sir Nigel Gresley' on inside test track. Lots of steam and engineers.

Possibly connected with 48/85 - MD. Possibly in tin marked...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
59797
Sort Number:
UNSO 041 C
Time in/Out:
01:38:05:00 / 01:39:07:00
Canister:
UNSO Reel 041 C
Film ID:
1522.34
Issue Date:

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