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  • Short Summary

    Brand new steam engines are loaded onto ships to be taken to India.

  • Description

    Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    Title: "A Ship load of RAILWAY ENGINES! Loading S. S. Beldis with 17 locomotives & teners - (a total weight of over 1,700 tons) for shipment to India".

    Panning shot of a row of shiny new steam engines waiting on the quayside, large cranes tower over them, a ship is anchored in the background. M/S of an engine being slowly lifted by enormous crane with the words - Vulcan Foundry - written on it, panning shot of the engine being lowered onto the deck of a ship. C/U of the wheels of the engine as it is lowered onto the deck. High angled shot of the chimney and top of the engine as it lowered onto the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    366.27
    Media URN:
    24772
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:05:00 / 01:46:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1149

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