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  • Short Summary

    A new bridge is moved into place in Glaisdale after flood washed away the original.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Glaisdale. An Engineering Record - delicate, and at moments exciting task of hauling a 155 ton bridge - replacing one washed away by floods - 144 ft across River Esk, (TC obscures rest)."

    Glaisdale, Cumbria (?)

    Various shots of stones from bridge washed away in floods. Water flows past the remaining stones. Railway tracks hang in mid air where once the bridge had supported them.

    Shots of large new metal bridge being slowly moved into position.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    771.27
    Media URN:
    8451
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:00:00 / 01:43:16:00
    Canister:
    31/40

Comments (1)

  1. CharlesEly says

    I\'m pretty certain that this is Glaisdale in N. Yorks. Not Cumbria.

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