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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Kariba Dam. Race Against Time".

    Rhodesia / Zimbabwe.

    GV Looking down on Kariba Dam, showing Zambesi river in flood. LV Coffer dam filled with water, camera pans to work going on on top of one of the sections of the dam. SV Workmen working on dam.

    LV Flood waters raging down towards dam. SV Floods. GV Looking down on dam with floods around it.

    LV Man on footbridge and others on bank trying to raise bridge above flood level. Various shots of men trying to save bridge from floods. SV Whirlpool. LV Footbridge, which has been swept away. LV Looking down on smashed bridge.

    Air shot Portuguese colonial towns and villages over the border which have been flooded by Zambesi.

    GV Electrical pylons at Kitwe switching station. LV Steel towers which are to support cables carrying power to Kitwe. SV Men working on tower. GV Line of erected steel towers.

    LV Waters rushing through dam as it is today.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49439
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1531.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:40:00 / 01:57:29:00
    Canister:
    58/42
    Sort Number:
    58/042
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Kariba Dam Whirlpools
  • Stills

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

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