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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Meadow Bank salt mine, Winsford, Cheshire.

    LS men shifting salt. LS men walking in front of great wall of salt. LS man walking along working level. LS and MS men shovelling salt from top of cliff. Various shots man working lever. CU man shouting. MS truck with salt rocks travelling along. MS men pulling truck.

    MS rocks tipping out. CU mine workings. Exterior LS of the mine. Various shots men walking about in mine. MS men digging. MS and CU man drilling hole for explosives. MS clearing hole and setting fuse. MS dislodging large chunks for rock.

    Various shots men working at rock face. MS men taking cover from explosion. MS shovelling salt. MS taking cover. MS explosive smoking and sparking before going off. LS men in big cavern. MS roof, pan across and down to rocks. LS men working. LS mine and salt pillars. MS truck. MS salt running down shaft into container. CU worker. CU man turning valve. CU burning candle. MS chain running through gap. MS man drilling. MS rocks. MS man drilling.

    Cuts for NP 205.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:32:00 / 01:28:13:00
    UN 1977 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1977 A
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
    Focal Point 1940s and 1950s mining GBRJ 4 Mine Workers Mine Workers
  • Stills

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

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