"In the distance, the old town of Shrewsbury..." High angle panning shot of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. "And 70 feet beneath Grinshill, the quarry folk labour with their picks and wedges." Low angle shot of a cliff face. Camera tilts down to show men at work at the bottom of the quarry.
Explosions in limestone quarries in Bowes, Darlington.
Dynamite explosion blasts a limestone quarry in rubble.
Men working in Scottish slate quarry.
Men break up limestone slabs in Malta quarry. Also shows ancient temples.
Duke of Edinburgh visits Dinorwic Slate Quarry, North Wales.
Footage of quarry blasting at Caldon Low quarry in Derbyshire.
Shots of marble being quarried in the Carrara Mountains in Italy.
African scenes. Women doing their washing in a river. Quarry workers.