• Short Summary

    A look at the Anderton Barge Lift which raises a barge 50 feet to the level of the next canal.

  • Description

    Northwich, Cheshire.

    James Bradley sails down Northwich canal on his barge, various shots of the Anderton Barge Lift, a floating dock of water which lifts the barge 50 feet to the next canal.

    Various shots as the barge sails down into the lift, the attendant George Beech works the mechanisms. There are shots of the lift going slowly up and the cogs working it. Various shots of views from the lift. We see the barge sail out and along the canal.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    285.03
    Media URN:
    3543
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:27:00 / 01:07:23:00
    Canister:
    CP 496

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