Avalanche in Switzerland damaged Simplon railway line.
Full title reads: "Avalanche of huge boulders displaces River Thome from its bed, causing immense damage and overwhelming Simplon railway line".
St. Maurice, Switzerland.
Various shots of people looking over sides of bridge. M/S of firemen using rope to pull a tree out of a rapidly flowing river. Various shots of swollen river; mud and debris are pushed along by rapids. L/S of Simplon railway; mud has fallen from steep sidings blocking the way. M/S of hut in middle of tracks (fallen signal box?). Panning M/S of railway carriage half-engulfed by mud flow.