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  • Short Summary

    Hundreds of onlookers watch old steam engine make it's way up steep hill in the countryside, United States of America.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Full titles read: "NO MUSEUMS FOR HER ! - "Old Peppersass" - 63 year-old engine, destined for National Museum, makes her last trip (8 miles up mountainside) and explodes in pieces doing it !"

    L/S of people standing outside old railroad station, the old locomotive is stationary on the track. A small crowd of people gather to watch the proceedings. M/S of man smashing bottle on the side of the steam engine. M/S of the engine driver in boiler suit and top-hat (!) driving engine.

    L/S's of the engine making it's way up the hillside watched by hundreds of people. Good C/U's of the locomotive pistons and cogs turning and steam puffing out. L/S of engine climbing steep hillside in backdrop of picturesque mountains and thick forests. L/S's of the train arriving at the top of the mountain and greeted by small group of people who wave and cheer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    798.06
    Media URN:
    36051
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:45:00 / 01:10:03:00
    Canister:
    G 1630

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