• Short Summary

    Dutch engineers fill breeches in sea walls with concrete barges.

  • Description

    Hellevoetsluis. Holland. Dutch engineers fill breeches in sea walls with concrete barges.

    A.V. 220 ft Gap in sea dyke near Hellevoetsluis (first 7 ft for title.) LS. Caisson being pushed into position by tugs & LV. SV. Tugs pushing Caisson. LV. Technicians working with model caissons in a laboratory at Dwelft. SV. Technicians measuring data. CU. Recording instrument. SV. Model caisson in position LV. Final stages of operations at Hellevoetsluis. SV. Tugs pushing caisson into position. SV. Engineers on tug. GV. Caissons in position SV. Water streaming through gaps between caissons and shore, Pan up as stones etc. are dropped to seal gaps. GV Lines of lorries bringing up bricks and rubble to fill gaps. SV. Bricks being tipped from lorry into gap. LV. Bricks being tipped into gap. GV. Sea repairs under way.

    (Lav.) (Orig. Lav 'J') Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    62.12
    Media URN:
    28182
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:39:00 / 01:21:43:00
    Canister:
    53/16

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