• Short Summary

    Good footage of the Winfrith Atomic Energy Establishment. Dorset.

  • Description

    More power from Atom. Dorset.

    L/S of the Winfrith Atomic Energy Establishment. M/S - Interior of the nuclear power station. Man comes through the personnel air lock and walks over to open the fuel transit air lock. M/S of the man operating controls pan down to show fuel element turn over device swinging into position. M/S of fuel element sliding out of No. 12 onto No. 18. M/S of Man operating machinery. Various shots of the fuel element being transported by No.17 which is a two ton circulate track train. It is lowered towards the reactor structure.

    M/S of concrete shield closing over the reactor structure. M/S looking through glass into protective cell. Man walks into picture wearing protective suit. Man walks over to contaminated rods. M/S of the man testing the contaminated rods. M/S of line of men testing the rods. M/S of man operating device. C/U of man's hand operating the device. C/U inside protective cell showing the handing device fitting shaft onto machine. The operator can be seen through the glass shield. L/S line of men operating handling devices.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:42:00 / 01:26:20:00

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