• Short Summary

    A new system for transferring oil tanks from railway trucks to lorries is demonstrated.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Piggyback Petrol".

    Marylebone, London. A new system for transferring oil tanks from railway trucks to lorries is demonstrated.

    GV The demountable petrol / oil tank on rail wagon. LV The lifter driving up to the wagon. CU Notice on side of tank "Highly Inflammable". SV As the lifting attachment moves across to engage into the mating channels on top of the tank. LV As the tank is lifted from the rail wagon. LV The side loader drives away from the rail wagon. SV The rail wagon showing the six supporting cones. CU The cones. LV As the tank is lowered onto the road vehicle. CU As the tank comes to rest on cones. LV Man tightening nuts. CU Two men watching. LV Pan as the road tanker drives away from the yard.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1761.22
    Media URN:
    54498
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:06:00 / 01:44:14:00
    Canister:
    64/49

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "lifter" referred to here is a Lancer sideloader.

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