• Short Summary

    Good footage of the World's largest roller dam on the Mississippi river, United States of America

  • Description

    The Mississippi river between St Louis and St Paul's United States of America.

    Full titles read: "A DAM NOVELTY ! The World's largest roller Dam."

    L/S's of the strange looking roller dam which crosses the upper Mississippi. The narrator says that the dam has "11 cylindrical roller gates each weighing 200 tonnes." L/S's of the interior of the dam control room. Nice M/S's of a paddle steamer (U.S. Ellen) passing the dam on the river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1098.04
    Media URN:
    38277
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:43:00 / 01:05:28:00
    Canister:
    PT 217

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