• Short Summary

    Women workers for the British railway system capably performed all of the heavy industrial jobs once restricted to men, including steel work, laying track, setting concrete, and maintaining rolling stock

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Women Oil the Wheels for Transport

    ENGLAND: Various:
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    RAILWAYS. Women help maintain railways..at lathes..drills..forge..welding..painting carriages..concrete..porters


    WOMEN. Help maintain railways..welding..at forge.. work lathes & drills..repair permanent way.. working on concrete..porters..painting carriages.. railway montage from library

    Great Western Railway, London and North Eastern Railway, London Midland and Scottish Railway, Southern Railway, Home Front, war effort, train, trains, tracks, transportation, engine, World War II, WWII, Second World War
    Background: Women workers for the British railway system capably performed all of the heavy industrial jobs once restricted to men, including steel work, laying track, setting concrete, and maintaining rolling stock

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4ZH23VBMUS6I04C6XZIGVGH1X
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ZH23VBMUS6I04C6XZIGVGH1X
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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