Mechanical Trench Digging 1910-1919

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Mechanical trench digging. Location of events unknown.

World War One; technology. Trench warfare. Trench digging machine. CU part of the machine;w/ buckets attached to a rotating wheel (rather like seats of a Ferris wheel) ; the buckets scooping up earth. MS of buckets; as they revolve on their...

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Cataloguer:
Cheri
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
75102
Sort Number:
ON 211 M
Time in/Out:
01:19:38:00 / 01:19:50:00
Canister:
ON 211 M
Film ID:
2338.26
Issue Date:
1910 - 1919

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