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  • Description

    Title reads: "DITCH DIGGING EXTRAORDINARY".

    Brabant, Holland (Netherlands).

    L/S ditch being dug using old method using drag lines. Panning C/U shovel dragging through ditch. Panning shot as shovel is emptied. C/U pile of dirt being formed by new digger. Zoom back to L/S of the new digger at work, only one man is needed to operate it and it is a lot quicker than the old method. C/U digger blades digging at soil. M/S small buckets carrying dirt to conveyor which throws it out of ditch. L/S new invention at work. M/S digger, pan down to show the ditch. L/S new ditch.

    The ditches mark newly established local boundaries in Dutch province.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    55446
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1806.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:28:00 / 01:45:23:00
    Canister:
    65/31
    Sort Number:
    65/031
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Inventions Inventions
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "pile of dirt being formed by new digger" - the machine is a Barber Greene digger, (probably modified).

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