Mont Blanc Tunnel Breakthrough 1961

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    Mont Blanc, France.

    GV. Snow covered Mont Blanc. LS. Three cable cars travelling along cable over large valley. MS. Officials arriving for breakthrough ceremony of the tunnel. VS. Engineers and officials of Chamonix inc. the Mayor, Mr Lanet. They board small train and begin their journey to the place where the breakthrough will take place.

    When arriving there, they set the fuse for the final blast and make the hole. The engineers from each side meet and celebrations take place in the tunnel.


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    British Pathé
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    01:45:05:00 / 01:47:31:00
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