• Short Summary

    New Deltic locomotive "The Duke of Wellington's Regiment" is unveiled at Darlington.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Iron road's iron Duke.

    Major General Upjohn unveils name of new Deltic locomotive D.9014. Darlington, Durham.

    Elevated shots of guests gathered round the Deltic Diesel locomotive for the naming ceremony. M/S of Major General G. F. Upjohn walking forwards to unveil the nameplate. M/S of the train. M/S as Major General Upjohn unveils the nameplate "The Duke of Wellington's Regiment". C/U nameplate. M/S Upjohn presenting plaque to the driver, he shakes hands with the driver and then with the fireman. C/U couple of men watching. M/S of the Major in the driving cab. C/U old soldier watching.

    C/U Major looking from the cab window. C/U driver and fireman of the first "Duke of Wellington", M/S of the driver Stan Seed, on the right, and fireman Albert Marsh. M/S as the nameplate of the old "Duke of Wellington" is unveiled and presented to Major Upjohn. C/U of the nameplate. Interior shots of the driving cab, as driver Harry Usher drives the Deltic from the station. L/S pan as the Deltic comes towards and past camera.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:24:00 / 01:20:30:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Major General G F Upjohn" is Major General Gordon Farleigh Upjohn.

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