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  • Short Summary

    New spherical reactor, Maj Gen Joslin with Engineer Mr Williams on site, weighing Uranium.

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    Dounreay, Scotland.

    Documentation on file, including brochure.

    LS GV of the site. MS man having diving suit put on. MS of diver coming up steps to deck of ship, having helmet taken off. LS of boat. GV waves gushing the shore. LS of diver lowering himself from rocks. MS sea. CU new type spherical reactor. MS CU of works manager Major General S W Joslin with Resident Engineer Mr Williams (in cap) on the site. Various shots of Atomic station, taken from Crane bucket, putting finish to Reactor, and also a coastal shot (the water from sea is vital for cooling plant). GV interior shots of mechanised hands at work, weighing radio active material etc. Various shots shock testing for metals. Girl taking samples (MS). MS Counting electric instrument measures radio activity. GV Fuel Element Fabrication room men at work. CU same weighing Uranium.


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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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    01:02:43:00 / 01:08:58:00
    UN 2961 C

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