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  • Short Summary

    The linking of the Atlantic coast with Pacific coast by rail.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Colombian railroad.

    C/U map of the American Continent , zoom in to C/U of Colombia. L/S of paddle steamer river boat. Shots of men unloading railway lines from barge and loading onto truck. C/U pencil point tracing their route of the new railway on a map. Various shots men hacking their way through jungle. C/U man in tropical attire using a theodolite. C/U bulldozer pulling heavy earth moving machine. Aerial shots of the railroad before completion. Various shots of workmen laying sleepers and rails. M/S train passing camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2574.11
    Media URN:
    69315
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:59:00 / 01:22:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 3021 C

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