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  • Short Summary

    Celebration of centenary of steam engine with ride through Welsh countryside.

  • Description

    Wales.

    MS. Stone building with the words 'Festiniog Railway Harbour Station'. MS. Station Master dressed in 1860 costume. Various shots of the people in 1860 costumes standing on platform of Portmadoc Station - they are celebrating the centenary of steam engine. CU. Metal sign 'Prince' on side of steam engine. MS. 1863 steam engine in siding. Various shots of cart and horse drawing slate trucks along rail. Various shots of the steam engine with two bowler hatted men at the controls. Train pulls into Portmadoc Station. Various shots of the people in 1860 costume climbing into the carriages of train. Various shots taken from the train moving along rail. MS. The engine standing in Minffordd Station. Good shots taken from moving train passing through Welsh countryside. Various shots of the old steam train passing through Welsh hillsides. Various shots of the costumed people alighting from train. CU. Guard blowing whistle and waving flag. CU. Engine driver waving. CU. Steam coming from whistle on engine.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 22/05/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2657.02
    Media URN:
    79025
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:05:00 / 01:11:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 3752 B

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