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  • Short Summary

    Manual workers toil and heavy steel sections are moved, to build a bridge.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Bridge builders' hustle. 500 ton bridge placed in position and in use within 24 hours, by small army of L. N. E. R. Engineers and workmen.

    Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

    A large group of men are seen on a railway, workers are seen constructing a railway bridge. Some roll sleepers into position onto the track for a crane which hoists them up above their heads. View from side, of bridge spans being positioned by crane, with various views of bridge and workers hard at work.

    Note: good example of manual labour and major engineering works.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.11
    Media URN:
    33216
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:08:00 / 01:19:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1419

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