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  • Short Summary

    Generator is towed down to London from Birmingham by traction engine.

  • Description

    Birmingham, West Midlands and London.

    Title: "in Very Slow Motion! 65 ton generator ... record load by road ... drawn by three 40 h.p. traction engines, takes over 10 days for the 100 miles trip".

    M/S of a steam engine chugging down a country road, a boy pushing his bicycle and a man walk next to it, an old man jumps from the wagon it is pulling, another steam engine and a car follow it.

    M/S of four men standing beneath the gigantic generator covered in a tarpaulin, the manufacturer's name and address are painted on it. M/S of the two engines trundling slowly down a country road, one engine pulls the wagon and the generator on an enormous trailer, a man, woman and child walk alongside it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    358.15
    Media URN:
    24658
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:30:00 / 01:33:38:00
    Canister:
    G 1127

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