Reactor On Tow 1959

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Title reads: "Reactor on Tow".

Bradwell, Essex.

Various shots of Bradwell Nuclear Power Station. Various shots of police car escorting tractor towing new heat exchanger through small village. C/U notice on top of police car reading: "Wide Load". The convoy travels very slowly, a man...

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Data

Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
52862
Sort Number:
59/086
Time in/Out:
01:18:04:00 / 01:19:05:00
Canister:
59/86
Film ID:
1701.13
Issue Date:
26/10/1959

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  • "tractor towing new heat exchanger" - the vehicle doing the towing is a Rotinoff Super Atlantic tractor.

    jamied 6th Mar 2014

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