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  • Short Summary

    A steam engine is rigged up for use as a pump to fight railway fires.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    VS of a fire fighting demonstration using an SR 0-6-0 tanker steam engine / locomotive which has been fitted with water pumps etc. for fighting railway fires. The firemen attach hoses to the pump and spray water off to the side of the track.

    (Neg.)

    N.B. SR Stands for Southern Railways.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1665.15
    Media URN:
    60372
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:46:00 / 01:48:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 282 D

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "an SR 0-6-0 tanker steam engine" - actually this is Stroudley D1 class 0-4-2, number 2215, named "Stockwell".

  2. Puffer says

    The views of the rear of the engine with the pump are well known but this is the first time I have seen the (brief) front view, showing how the hoses were carried. Interesting!

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