• Short Summary

    Coal dust is exploded in a Pittsburgh mine shaft to judge the effect of the explosion.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Flaming Death! America, too, has its mining disasters - and here's an experimental explosion made during research work on the dreaded coal dust."

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

    Various shots of coal dust being exploded in a mine shaft in an experiment to judge the effect of the explosion. Men run out of the shaft before the blast.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1070.02
    Media URN:
    37378
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:17:00 / 01:02:55:00
    Canister:
    PT 148

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