Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Blue Riband First Try" 52/56.
Aerial Views of the American ocean liner SS 'United States" on her maiden Atlantic voyage.
On lookers move over to one side of a paddle steamer to look as the liner goes by. More...
Unusual boat is demonstrated - it is powered by a propeller attached to a mast.
Ancient Egyptian ceremony recreated on Nile with ship decorated like Cleopatra's barge.
Holiday makers visit battleships.
Great Turn of the Century shots of people taking a trip on the paddle steamer, Brighton Queen.
Pleasure cruises and swimming with showgirls - a Turn of the Century day at the beach.
The new Tay bridge under construction.
Various shots of things powered by steam - boats, trains, engines, power stations.
Liner "Aquitania" being pulled into harbour by steam tugs.