• Short Summary

    Old steam engines are broken up at Swindon in Wiltshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Lost Locos!

    Swindon, Wiltshire.

    L/S of old steam engines in Breaker's Yard. M/S of men using torches with very hot flames to cut through the steel. Various shots as the engines are dismantled and carried away, the wheels are broken up. M/S of a weight being lifted up then dropped onto another part. L/S as they cut through the steel with the torch, part of the tender falls away. A hydraulic chisel breaks up boiler tubes, the cab roof is lifted off. L/S of a man sifting through a big pile of what is left.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1126.23
    Media URN:
    39214
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:03:00 / 01:47:59:00
    Canister:
    PT 302

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