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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of a new type of canal lock - barge seen moving through the lock.

  • Description

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    Top shot of a new type of canal lock. Intertitle reads: "It can transfer 500 tons of dock, barge, (and bargees!) from a high level to a low level canal (or vice versa) and abolishes the old locks. In goes the barge..." L/S of a barge moving into the lock. The lock mechanism is lowered.

    C/U of the cogs which operate the lock and of the counterweights. The dock is moved and we see the water level dropping. M/S of the lock gate opening and the "Saucy Sal" moving forwards out of the lock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    860.15
    Media URN:
    14779
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:08:00 / 01:34:08:00
    Canister:
    EP 069

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