• Short Summary

    Britain's first commercial atomic power plant is under construction at Calder Hall.

  • Description

    Calder Hall, Cumberland.

    GV. New atomic plant at Calder Hall under construction. SV. Heat exchanger about to be erected. SCU. Man knocking wooden planks away from slipway. SCV. Top of heath exchanger as it slowly moves on crane. & SV. Pan up to top of exchanger. GV. Atomic plant with section of pressure vessel suspended from crane, & SC. GV. Atomic plant. SCU. Tow men wearing protective clothes walking into 'boiler' to shot blast rust and dirt. CU. Man shot blasting. CU Section of tube. SCU. Man shot blasting. GV. First section of pressure vessels in position. GV. Looking down, pressure vessel showing men working in it. SCV. Heath exchanger in position, & GV. GV. Entire plant.

    (Dupe.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    539.25
    Media URN:
    31010
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:34:00 / 01:33:46:00
    Canister:
    55/63

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