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    Item title reads - New bridges for old! Old Southern Railway wooden swing bridge - connecting inner and outer harbours, replaced by steel one - in 48 hours! Folkestone, Kent.

    L/S of a steam train passing along the old wooden bridge, various shots of men using a two handled saw to cut through sections of the bridge. M/S as they are lifted up by crane. M/S of men dismantling the bridge. M/S of a man welding the new steel one. M/S as part is lifted up and other bits removed. Various shots as an army of men work on it, bits splash into the water. M/S as men turn handles which work cogs and pull rope. M/S as the train drives over the new bridge.

    Note: the story finishes at 01:24:02, it is then repeated straight afterwards.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19062
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    830.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:31:00 / 01:25:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1711
    Sort Number:
    G 1711
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Railways to 1939 Tape 1 MODLE RAILWAYS Bridges, Tunnels, Stations and Factories Folkestone
  • Stills

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

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