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  • Short Summary

    Transporting giant girder for bridge.

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    Giant girder. Location of events unknown.

    Transporting a giant steel girder down street. Shot of this long metal thing with bolts in it; mounted on top of 2 different wheeled platforms; ropes stretching from front; pulling it. A bunch of men in street; both workers; and more supervisor types. CU pan on girder. CU team of horses walk toward camera; pulling the ropes hooked to the girder. Front of girder moves to rt.; trying to make it round a corner. Steering this thing can't be easy.

    CU as it passes by on left GV looking from side of river: a bridge was once there; now only pedestrian walkway on part of it - bridge destroyed. Pan left showing this girder now s Stretching across cement supports in river; to become part of new bridge. Pan on across river - more of the girders; etc. Engineering. Maybe bridge was bombed out in war. (W.W.I).

    destruction; repair; Construction.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:48:00 / 01:33:35:00
    ON 151 D

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