Railway Engine 1946

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    Several shots of the train drivers in front of train - one finishing work, another starting. Engine driver climbing into cabin of locomotive. Low angle shot of train leaving the station (cloud of steam obscuring lens makes natural fade out). Low angle shot of railway coaches passing camera. View from above tender of locomotives, of track ahead as train is moving. Close up shot of face of engine driver. Close up shot of moving piston and wheels of locomotive as they pass camera. Close up shot of locomotive funnel. Close up shot of train whistle blowing - no sound. Elevated shot of locomotive crossing big railway junction. Close up shot of hand operating controls in locomotive cab. Good front shot of the face of engine driver looking out of cab of moving locomotive - shot taken from front of engine.

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    Media URN:
    74150
    Sort Number:
    UN 1405 A
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:48:00 / 01:49:40:00
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    UN 1405 A
    Film ID:
    2068.08
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  • "Engine driver climbing into cabin of locomotive.." - it's the Jubilee class locomotive No.5614.

    There's much more footage of this same filming session in clips 2070.02, 2070.08, 2070.05 and 2070.09.

    jamied 15th Mar 2014

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