• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Severn Bridge under construction. Gloucestershire.

  • Description

    Severn Bridge Progresses. Gloucestershire.

    L/S The new Severn Bridge which is under construction. L/S ditto with the centre section of the road deck is floated into position beneath the span. L/S The road deck section. L/S The span with the section beneath it. L/S Pan cars waiting to go onto ferry. L/S Cars going on ferry. M/S Cars on ferry. C/U Man looking through binoculars. L/S The ferry crossing the river. Pan to the bridge span. L/S Looking up to the catwalks. which form the span as men walk along one of them. L/S The road deck section. Ready for hoisting. M/S Man operates lever to set winches in action. C/U Winches turning. L/S The section being lifted. L/S The hoisting cables. L/S The section being raised. L/Ss of the section almost in position.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1777.11
    Media URN:
    49904
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:59:00 / 01:33:17:00
    Canister:
    64/90

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