• Short Summary

    Engineers at General Electric in America test how to protect towns from Lightning strike.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lightening Comes To Earth".

    Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA). Engineers test how to protect towns from Lightning strike.

    LV Elevated General Electric's new high voltage laboratory, showing impulse generators.

    SV Angle shot impulse generators.

    MV Engineer working at electrode.

    MV Top view impulse generator.

    LV Engineer in cradle being lowered.

    LV Sparks flying between electrodes.

    MV and SV High voltage sparks flying between electrodes.

    MV Model community with lights on.

    SV Engineer looking through panel.

    SV Community. Lightning strikes and lights go out.

    SV Engineer twiddling knobs on panel. SV Model community. Lightning strikes and lights stay on.

    MV and SV High-voltage sparks flying between electrodes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1417.10
    Media URN:
    46164
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:12:00 / 01:15:01:00
    Canister:
    49/53

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