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  • Short Summary

    A runaway engine is salvaged after it has crashed through the buffers and landed in a garden.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Disaster averted by inches. Runaway engine crashes buffers and lands in back garden of a cottage. Pollokshaws, Glasgow. Scotland.

    M/S of the engine, the camera pans across the train, M/S of the engine being lifted slowly up on its side.

    Note: this is a duplicate copy of a story found on *PM0296* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    440.40
    Media URN:
    25396
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:09:00 / 01:54:40:00
    Canister:
    G 946

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I think the issue date on this must be incorrect because this seems to be describing the accident at Pollokshaws South but the accident did not happen until the 17th January.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/docsummary.php?docID=2126

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