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    Unissued / unused material.

    Railway level crossing in Holland (Netherlands) that are operated by women.

    CU traffic light. Railway level crossing signal being lowered as train approaches and passes. LS signal being raised, traffic in foreground. LS train passing camera. LS woman entering railway station office. CU woman picking up telephone. MS Woman turning handle, to lower traffic gates. LS traffic gates being lowered. LS woman in kitchen. CU clock on shelf at 7.30. CU cuckoo clock on wall. MS woman in kitchen. CU coat hanging up, railway badge on shoulder, woman takes Railway worker coat and puts it on. Back view woman leaving house. LS of another woman entering railway station / signal box and turning handle which lowers traffic signal gates. LS gates being lowered. LS train passing signal. Another woman is seen operating signal gates, she blows horn to alert track workers of oncoming train. LS herd of cows using level crossing. Night shots of gates being lowered and of train passing. Women speaks on telephone.

    Date on dope sheet is August 1959.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:47:00 / 01:29:38:00
    UN 3250 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3250 D
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