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    Very good educational film about the process of making and storing sleepers for railway lines, Boston, Lincolnshire.

    Full titles read: "SLEEPERS - while you wait."

    L/S's of workman driving small locomotive along a track inside the sleepers yard, thousands of sleepers are stacked in piles in the background. L/S's of a of workers aided by a crane lifting planks of wood from the train onto the top of one of the stacks. M/S of the sleepers entering large tanks." Several shots of the sleepers having a large metal object called a "chair" bolted to them by a very large machine. L/S's of the sleepers moving along a conveyor belt.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37415
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1072.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:32:00 / 01:19:14:00
    Canister:
    PT 161
    Sort Number:
    PT 161
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Lincolnshire
  • Stills

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

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