• Short Summary

    DR.ALFONS GORBACH, AUSTRIAN CHANCELLOR, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OPENED THE SPECTACULAR "EUROPE" BRIDGE ON THE MAIN ROAD?

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN.. BRIDGE
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    2.
    LV BRIDGE
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    3.
    SV SIDE OF BRIDGE
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    4.
    SCU PAN.. TO GV..PEDESTRIAN PATH
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    5.
    SV ROAD
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    6.
    GV PAN..UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGE AND SUPPORTS
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    7.
    GV CROWD
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    8.
    GV TYROLIAN ALPINE GUARDS IN TRADITIONAL DRESS
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    9.
    SCU TILT DOWN..FROM GUARD TO RIFLE
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    10.
    SCU TILT UP..FROM MEDAL TO BEARDED GUARD
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    11.
    SCU GIRL WEARING ALPINE HAT
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    12.
    LV THE ABBOT OF WILTAU ARRIVES IN OPEN CAR
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    13.
    SCU CROWD
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    14.
    CU & SV.. OF ABBOT BLESSING BRIDGE
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    15.
    LV CROWD
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    16.
    SV DR GORBACH CUTS TAPE
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    17.
    SV MARCH PAST
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    18.
    SCU PAN..DITTO
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    19.
    LV BRIDGE
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    Initials JNT/V/MGT/ES



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    Background: DR.ALFONS GORBACH, AUSTRIAN CHANCELLOR, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OPENED THE SPECTACULAR "EUROPE" BRIDGE ON THE MAIN ROAD BETWEEN INNSBRUSK AND ITALY.IT IS THE HIGHEST BRIDGE OF ANY KIND IN EUROPE AND THE HIGHEST BRIDGE RESTING ON PILLARS IN THE WORLD.

    THE "EUROPE" BRIDGE IS 2,673 FT (820 METRES) LONG AND HAS A MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF 623 FT (181 METRES).IT SAVES DRIVERS TRAVELLING TO AND FROM ITALY VIA THE BRENNER PASS, AND IS TO FORM PART OF A PLANNED NEW AUSTRALIAN AUTOBAHN WHICH WILL CONNECT THE GERMAN AUTOBAHN SYSTEM WITH ITALY'S.THE BRIDGE'S COMPLETION WILL AID TRAFFIC FLOW TO AUSTRIA FOR THE WINTER OLYMPICS EARLY NEXT YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2Z3GSL3VMZLI56F47D7LZ2XCH
    Media URN:
    VLVA2Z3GSL3VMZLI56F47D7LZ2XCH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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