• Short Summary

    A RIVER OF HOT MARGARINE FLOWER OUT OF A FACTORY IN VIBY, NEAR AARHUS, JUTLAND, IN DENMARK, LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) - BLOCKING SEVERAL HUNDRED YARDS OF SEWERS, TWO BASEMENTS AND 50 YARDS (46 METRES) OF ROADWAY.

  • Description

    A RIVER OF HOT MARGARINE FLOWER OUT OF A FACTORY IN VIBY, NEAR AARHUS, JUTLAND, IN DENMARK, LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) - BLOCKING SEVERAL HUNDRED YARDS OF SEWERS, TWO BASEMENTS AND 50 YARDS (46 METRES) OF ROADWAY. ABOUT 100 TONS OF MARGARINE - THE BUTTER SUBSTITUTE MADE FROM VEGETABLE OILS - WAS LEFT LOOSE ON VIBY WHEN A FACTORY WORKER COUPLED UP THE WRONG PIPELINE.

    THE FACTORY WORKER HAD INTENDED TO LINK THE HOT, FLOWING MARGARINE UP WITH THE PRODUCTION LINE, BUT SENT IT GUSHING INTO THE WASTE PIPE INSTEAD. THE MARGARINE FLOWED OUT INTO THE STREET AND HARDENED, IN PLACES TWO FEET DEEP. WORKERS FROM THE FACTORY AND OTHERS SET TO WORK TODAY CLEANING UP THE MESS. THEY DAY IT'LL TAKE ABOUT TWO WEEKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2R73CL9D4LHX8OJEWSSF8EOH
    Media URN:
    VLVA2R73CL9D4LHX8OJEWSSF8EOH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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