• Short Summary

    Britain's (and world's) first atomic power station is well under construction.

  • Description

    Calder Hall, Cumberland.

    GV. Calder Hall Power Station. SV. Workmen building power station. SV. Lorry manoeuvring through street carrying boiler section, only few inches clearance. LV. Calder Hall atomic power station, people assembling hoisting equipment. SV. Sections of crane being manhandled to site, & SCU. SV. Section of crane being lifted into place. SV. Winch men pulling crane into position, & SCU. SV. Crane nearly into place. AS. Crane with cables holding it to place. CU. Top of crane with cables. SCU. Men climbing crane. GV. Crane in position. SV. Boiler section being lifted from lorry by crane. SCU. Boiler section. SV. Sir Christopher Hinton, Atomic Energy Authority's Production Chief, visiting site. SV. Sections of boiler being welded. SCU. X-ray machine examining joints. SCU. Sir Christopher Hinton chatting to engineers. STV. & GV. Atomic site.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title scene E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    495.34
    Media URN:
    30284
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:25:00 / 01:54:47:00
    Canister:
    55/1

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