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  • Short Summary

    British army inspectors walk around construction site of Aswan Dam on River Nile.

  • Description

    Dam Inspection.

    Enlargement of Aswan Dam on the Nile River in Egypt; during late 1920s or early 1930s (?).

    General view of major construction equipment etc. sitting in the desert. Huge cylindrical drums. Team of British Army inspectors / engineers in boots & helmets walking around the site. Train going across low trestle.

    Construction. Colonialism.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2402.06
    Media URN:
    76399
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1928 - 1932
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:38:00 / 01:14:05:00
    Canister:
    ON 312 C

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