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    Full title reads: "RAILWAYS TEST SPEED LOCOS."

    Rugby, Warwickshire.

    Streamlined locomotive '60007' - Sir Nigel Gresley - standing outside shed ready to be tested. Fireman stoking fire. Close up shot of a driver sitting at controls. Close up shot of fireman looking at steam gauge. Close up shot of steam gauge. Close up shot of the driver looking from cabin window. Long shot of the locomotive '60007' on roller track in shed. Angle shot of driver leaning out of cabin. Close up shot, pan, wheels revolving. Long shot, the workmen looking at locomotive. Close up shot of the two workmen talking. Mechanic under test bed checking machinery. Man leaning through locomotive wheel. Two men looking on. Engine standing on test bed. Wheels revolving. More shots of testing machine and the wheels turning. Driving cabin. Firemen stoking fire. Long shot of the locomotive on test bed with wheels turning. Mechanic and machinery below. Close up shot of the wheel of test machinery revolving. Close up shot of locomotive wheels revolving. Long shot of the men watching test dials in the instrument room. Close up shot of speedometer showing 50 m.p.h. Close up shot of the dials on test bench. More shots of the locomotive on the test bed, wheels revolving on track and testing machinery below test bed. Locomotive seen above. Close up shot of the locomotive wheel revolving.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:48:00 / 01:21:04:00
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  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    Railways Steam engine stoking Train Driver Andrew 45-48 Freakworks bank job
  • Stills

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

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