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  • Short Summary

    A crane clears the wreckage of a crash between a train and goods engine which cost four lives.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Express train disaster. 4 lives lost and many injured in collision between express train and goods engine. Near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

    M/S of the engine on its side, a wrecked carriage from the express train is lifted by a crane and slowly moved away. M/S of the crane. M/S of another damaged carriage, M/S from another angle as the crane lifts it up and moves it across.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    310.19
    Media URN:
    23865
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:52:00 / 01:26:56:00
    Canister:
    G 996

Comments (1)

  1. patrick_smyth says

    I believe this is the aftermath of the accident at Diggle Junction on 5th July 1923.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=561

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