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  • Short Summary

    Great footage of American WAACs working in railway yard - wearing trousers!

  • Description

    American "WAACS" - are clever engineers and know how to handle rolling stock - 1918.

    Probably filmed in United States of America.

    Women in overalls, caps and trousers, working on railway line, shovelling something onto rail wagons. Two other women are pushing a small wagon loaded with timber along a line towards us. Other women help to unload the timber. Three women roll wheel axis along track. A supervisor woman watches two female workers painting the side of a railway wagon or coach. Women sawing and hammering wood.

    Great footage of women workers during the war on the American home front. WAACs - Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

    G 463 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1880.18
    Media URN:
    72253
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:20:00 / 01:12:26:00
    Canister:
    ON 076 M

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