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    MISSISSIPPI FLOOD CONTROL - VICKSBURG

    United States of America (USA).

    GV. Flooded street. GV. Showing lifting gear etc. of the U.S. Army engineers preparing for work on the Mississippi. SV. Engineers lifting gear down to pick up mats of concrete. CU. Lifting gear grabs hold of mat of concrete and lifts it into the air and away. LV. Mat of concrete is brought and dropped into position alongside all other mats to be bulked together. SV. Engineers bolting the mats of concrete together to form one large mat. CU. Engineers bar turning and bolting them together. GV. Large mat is lain out from ship on bank of Mississippi. GV. Another large mat sinking into the water. GV. Bank of the Mississippi after completion of operation.

    (F/G) (Orig. L)

    Sel Origs exist - see other records.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32496
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    627.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:19:00 / 01:39:01:00
    Canister:
    57/6
    Sort Number:
    57/006
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Great Flood Louisiana and Mississippi
  • Stills

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

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