• Short Summary

    Mr Hails, a quarry foreman, and his working model steam engine made from junk.

  • Description

    Model Loco. Part of MIND THE DOORS issue.

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Mr Hails, a quarry foreman, has an unusual hobby: he has made a working model steam train from bits of junk. Various shots of Mr H standing next to the train and driving the train along a mini stretch of rails. The junk which makes the train includes an ash bin lid, bed rails and an engine from an old car. The train pulls along several small goods wagons coupled together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1248.30
    Media URN:
    42228
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:07:00 / 01:43:36:00
    Canister:
    NSP 93

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