Revolutionary Electrical Invention 1930

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    Full title reads: "Dublin. Revolutionary Electrical Invention. First and Exclusive pictures of Dr. Drumm and his wonderful new storage battery. On first tests, when partially charged, it hauled a train at 35 m.p.h. - it can be recharged in a few minutes!"

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Pan along name plate on battery powered propulsion unit for railways.

    A young scientist shows one of the battery cells.

    The propulsion unit / locomotive speeds along a track.

    CU of a man (possibly Dr Drumm) speaking to the camera (sadly mute).

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    British Pathé
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    01:24:54:00 / 01:26:02:00
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    Ireland's Industrial Heritage Micheal O Muircheartaigh
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