• Short Summary

    Footage of the Flying Scotsmen being loaded onto the cargo ship bound fro USA. Liverpool.

  • Description

    Extra ! Flying Scotsman leaves for USA. Liverpool on Merseyside.

    Travelling shot through window of train. Passing over rails. C/U driver in cab of electric train. C/U controls. M/S electric train travelling on track. C/U railway lines with weeds growing in between. Pan up to an old railway engine on disused line. C/U of old steam engine. C/Us of the old locomotive being cut up with 'oxy' torch. C/U smelting furnace. M/S of molten metal being poured from cauldron. M/S of man tipping cauldron. C/U of molten metal coming from container. M/S of Flying Scotsman at Liverpool dock ready to be loaded. C/U buffers. Pan to front of the engine. L/S of the engine ready to be lifted. Pan to crowd watching. Shots of the locomotive being lifted by crane. Several shot of the train being lifted aboard a ship. C/U of American flag over the front of the Flying Scotsman. L/S of the ship being towed out of the docks by tug. M/S side of ship showing Flying Scotsman on deck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2227.32
    Media URN:
    57486
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:46:00 / 01:36:22:00
    Canister:
    69/78

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