Electric barges in action on a canal in Kidderminster.
A story about electric barges. Low angle shot of electric cable being attached to overhead electric lines. Camera tilts down to the barge then we see a man about to operate the electric motor. "What the old bargee said when he saw the "Tram Barge" would need a fireproof film to describe - " reads the intertitle.
M/S of the barge moving away from the banks of the canal. We see the barge moving along. "It does the work of three horses - never tires and goes a steady six knots." Various shots of the barge moving along the canal.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 673.