Irkutsk, Siberia, Soviet Union (USSR).
LTV. Cranes at work (title super over). GV. Pan along top of building site showing workmen perched up above ground. Men are working on making a new power station on the lake Baikal. TV. With crane in foreground. CU. Russian foreman. LV. Lake Baikal GV....
Ocean liner, the "New Amsterdam", has her funnel fitted at Rotterdam.
New type portal crane demonstrated in Battersea.
New type of mobile crane is demonstrated in Letchworth, Hertfordshire.
Item showing rail mounted tower crane at work on building site. London.
Naval men try unsuccessfully to salvage destroyer 'Turner' at Rockaway Point, New York.
Item showing steamer 'New York' being salvaged in Kiel harbour. Germany.
Various shots of the docks lying idle at Tower Bridge, views up river of the City from Tower Bridge, a meeting of the striking dockers.
Crane collapses in the middle of 42nd Street in New York's Manhattan.