• Short Summary

    PAKISTAN: SERA DAM'S DEVELOP TROUBLE

  • Description

    Pan of Tarbela beginning from Hound hills from where. Alexander the Great crossed the Indus River, the Chicago Iran & Steel Co., gravel and aggregate, plants, the Power House, the cemented abutment the downstream face of the main dam, the coffer dam.


    A closeup of the four tunnels and the power house


    Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority's Chairman Mr. Shah Nawaz Khan complains the latest situation about the depletion of the 50 mile long reservoir of the Tarbels Dam. Behind him are seen the tunnels and the rain dam.


    Enormous quantities of water rushing through the ball mile long, 45 feet diameter tunnels. The damage to the concrete and steel-lined tunnels cannot be ascertained unless water of the reservoir is depleted. The speed of the rushing water is 115 miles per hour.


    A general view of the dam from the highest point in Tarbela the 9,000 feet crest of the Dam.



    ROLL TWO


    Another view showing the main embankment dam, auxiliary dam, service spillway, auxiliary spillway, tunnels at right bank and the power plant under construction.


    The spill ways showing their seven gates 50ft wide x 58ft high.


    The auxiliary spillway having nine gates 50ft wide and 58ft high.


    A distant view of the 50-mile long, 11 mile wide reservoir as soon from the highest point in the mountains.



    ROLL THREE


    Closeup of the four tunnels mouths, water surging through them at 115 miles per hour.


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    Men at work with hard hats, constriction of power house, the main embankment dam, closeup of a worker wearing a hard hat and hammer on his shoulders.




    Initials


    Wild Caseated ??? Engineers and and their staff discussing the day's problems at Tarbela Dan.
    Natural sound at men work at the power house.
    The 115 mile speed road of the reservoir water rushing through the four tunnel.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PAKISTAN: SERA DAM'S DEVELOP TROUBLE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5XBCFAW4N9SMZOI88MJUPGNXG
    Media URN:
    VLVA5XBCFAW4N9SMZOI88MJUPGNXG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:07:23:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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