• Short Summary

    Air strip for Australian oil rigs in small town of Tara, Queensland.

  • Description

    Tara, Australia.

    Title reads 'New Air Strip Opened at Oil Boom Town'.

    Aerial view of three oil wells that have been struck by a American - Australian company in the Queensland oil country. Several shots of rig at one of the wells. Looking down street of Tara, a small Queensland town which is close to the oil wells. LS. TAA (Trans Australia Airlines) aeroplane landing on new airstrip which has been built to accommodate the many travellers into Tara. Aerial view of remote town of Tara.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 14/05/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3050.30
    Media URN:
    86752
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:47:00 / 01:57:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 3622 H

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