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    The Orkneys, Scotland: GV Pan Costa Head site. LV Pan up workmen climbing windmill pylon. CU Workman onto platform and opens flap, climbs into windmill generator. Angle V. Workmen assembling blades on windmill. Closer V. Ditto. LV Snow on ground around workmen's hut and pylon site showing blades now erected on windmill. SV Workman walking in snow with kettles. CU Filling kettles with icy water. SV Workmen in hut having meal. CU Ditto. LV Pan up from hut to windmill erected on pylon. CU Showing windmill fully erected.



    St. Albans, Herts, England: GV Wind-driven generator at St. Albans. CU Ditto. LV Showing visitors arriving in far distance near site. LV Wind-driven windmill. SV Pan up from people on balcony to windmill blades starting to turn. LV Windmill blades start turning. GV Blades turning.



    ENGLAND: COAL PRICES ROCKET. NOW FOR WINDMILLS! In the Orkneys, high power experimental windmill supplies Scottish grid, pioneering new power source. In St. Albans, Central Electricity Board also experiments with new-type windmill. Pakenham, W. Suffolk, England LV Old English windmill (Geese in f-g.) CU Windmill blades turning. GV Windmill and countryside.



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    LV Old English windmill, geese in f-g, blades of windmill gently moving. LV Ditto, geese now nearer camera with woman carrying bucket. LV Windmill, geese coming through gate with woman with bucket. GBV Windmill seen across field, blades gently moving. GV From half-side position, of windmill seen across field. GV Ditto. GV Ditto. CU Blades revolving (from side) SCU From front, of blades revolving, pan down the windmill.



    Science and Technology; Scotland; Great Britain




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    BROWN & CO.
    (PICTURES 'PINCHED' BY R. READ AS FILMING WAS NOT ALLOWED.)
    J. GEMMELL
    Orkneys

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVABK1R5OS1MF4L8DVYFV8D0T79N
    Media URN:
    VLVABK1R5OS1MF4L8DVYFV8D0T79N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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