Steeplejack carry out maintenance work on large factory chimneys, Grimethorpe, Lancashire.
A look at the Anderton Barge Lift which raises a barge 50 feet to the level of the next canal.
The Sultan of Zanzibar visit industrial sites on the Manchester Ship Canal, Lancashire.
A group make an official visit to the Manchester ship canal.
Swing aquaduct enables both barges and larger ships to move freely along Manchester canals.
Hot weather and lack of rain sees low water levels in English Reservoirs.
Material relating to newsreel story "Special - Blackpool Illuminations" - 69/77.
Good scenes of people enjoying a chilly day out at Blackpool.
Blackpool illuminations start up again after the war time break.
Good shots of Blackpool beach from the tower.
Great Turn of the Century scenes of the Blackpool seafront.
Blackpool illuminations at night.
Canal barges are transported by a large "lift".
Various shots of stone sculptures - gnomes and elves - being carved and in situ in a garden.
A huge chimney is demolished in a factory in Lancashire.
Strikers meet to hear speeches. General views of Manchester City Centre.
Excellent documentary showing the environmental effects of air pollution.
King Fuad visits cotton mills in Lancashire.
Men at gate of factory on strike.
VE Day celebrations in Manchester.
The Manchester Catholic procession is enlivened by a group of children in Polish national dress.
The mayor of Salford opens a new power station for the region.
Light hearted item about policemen dressing up in drag for pantomime.
A large procession parades through the streets of Salford in aid of the Royal Hospital.
Chairs made from liquid foam.
Travel shots from car driving along the road through Blackpool Illuminations.
A look at attractions of Blackpool: the promenade, the pleasure beach and the tower.
A brief view of the local buildings and important sights
Employers will not talk, workers will not talk, shipyards are silent - strike continues.
Liverpool's Civic Week ends with ceremony marking importance of the river Mersey.
Good aerial footage of Liverpool, Southport and Blackpool in Lancashire.
Good footage of Liverpool taken from the top of the highest buildings.
Various shots around Liverpool including docks and the ferry across the Mersey.
The sights of Liverpool, including a rare glimpse of the docks from the Overhead Railway.
Britain from the air - really fantastic aerial views of major British towns and cities.
At the Liverpool Docks we see the damaged liner ship 'Montrose', brought home after a collision with an iceberg.
Liverpool landmarks and sights including Music Venues and performances. Beatle links.
A look at the enormous Cunard Liner, The Aquitania, as it comes into dock.
Great material around Liverpool - including shots around Anfield football ground.
A dinky steam railway is featured travelling through Cumbria.
Footage of the Blackpool illuminations. Lancashire.
Great shots of a busy textile mill in Lancashire.
Beauty pageant for girls representing cotton mill towns in Northern England.
Interior of cotton mill in Lancashire.
Police athletes show their skills in various events at competition in Port Sunlight.
Footage of the King and Queen at Port Sunlight.
Eliminating trials for the Irish sports contest.
A blind war hero unveils a memorial to employees at Port Sunlight. Lord Leverhulme attends.
Lord Leverhulme's funeral is attended by large crowds of mourners at Port Sunlight, Cheshire.
New coloured glass window designed for Roman Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool.
Good footage of small steam train moving at speed through the countryside in the Lake District in Cumbria.
Arms for Egypt leave from Liverpool docks. Merseyside.