Locomotive Testing Station 1948

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    Rugby, Warwickshire.

    SCU. Wheels of locomotive revolving on track of test bed. Testing machinery and workers seen below. MS. The driver in the cabin of locomotive No 60007 - Sir Nigel Gresley. MS. Wheels revolving on test bed track showing testing machinery and workers below. MS. Pan up from testing machinery to revolving wheels. CU. Man looking on. MS. Testing machinery underneath test bed. CU. Driver's hand on lever as he sits at controls. SCU. Driver sitting in cab. MS. Wheels revolving on test bed rails. MS. Testing machinery. MS. Panel of dials in instrument room. CU. Man operating Swiss machine. MS. Two men operating testing machinery, pan up to wheels of engine revolving. CU. The speed panel. CU. Speed panel operator. CU. Two shots of testing machine. MS. Front of engine. MS. Mechanic standing by testing apparatus. MS. General view, workshop with engine on test bed rails. MS. General view, testing ship with train backing in. MS. Interior of train's cabin with fireman feeding fire. MS. General view, train on testing bed at speed. CU. Train wheels at speed. CU. Swiss instrument with train in background. CU. Machinery turning at speed. CU. Train's wheel on roller. CU. Speed indicator. SCU. Wheels of locomotive with steam drifting by. MS. General view, locomotive on testing bed. MS. Two engineers attending to machinery on testing bed. MS. General view, train backing in onto testing bed. CU. Engineer at work on testing bed machinery. MS. Train backing in onto testing bed. MS. Wheels of locomotive on testing bed rollers at speed. CU. Fireman of locomotive. LS. Locomotive. CU. Testing bed machinery at speed. CU. Driver of train. CU. Fireman feeding furnace. CU. Steam issuing from locomotive. Pan down to testing bed machinery. MS. Locomotive on testing bed. SCU. Two engineers attending to testing bed machinery. MS. Locomotive on testing bed. SCU. Two engineers attending to machinery. MS. Locomotive backing in onto testing bed. SCU. Engineers watching testing bed machinery at speed. MS. Locomotive on testing bed at speed. MS. Engine and tender on track outside. CU. Wheels of engine moving. MS. Locomotive wheels going in reverse. MS. General view, train backing onto testing bed. CU. Engineer watching it arrive on testing bed. MS. General view, locomotive backing onto testing bed.

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    Information found in the old record - Cuts 48/85. Natural sound only, in patches.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    64801
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2224.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:46:00 / 01:56:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 2015 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 2015 H
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