• Short Summary

    Various shots of a giant earthmover to be used in mining, compared in size to a family car, then driven along road.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location may be unclear / unknown.

    San Francisco, California, United States of America / USA

    MS Giant earthmover (mechanical digger) stationary with ordinary family car coming up towards, the car does not even reach the top of the 10 foot tyres of earthmover. CU Man at controls at earthmover. MS Earthmover, the "Goliath", showing generator which is driven by 600 h.p. diesel engine and each wheel has its own generator. CU Part of gearing for wheel. CU Gear and generator. CU Control panel with hands working controls. LS Earthmover coming down street towards camera. CU One of the wheels. LS Earthmover going down street away from camera towards its first public viewing at the American Mining Congress.

    Note: Date on original record: 28/09/1958. American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2912.02
    Media URN:
    84048
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:47:00 / 01:01:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 3139 F

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