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  • Short Summary

    President Cosgrave turning the wheels to raise the first electricity pylon.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "President Cosgrave. Raises first power cable of 'Shannon scheme' to supply electricity to whole of Ireland."

    Ireland

    M/S Cosgrave making an address to an assembly of officials in a field. The group applaud. The President winds a handle attached to a cable which raises a large pylon decorated with flowers.

    Note: a long winding sequence -could be winding or leading to anything.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.22
    Media URN:
    32957
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:03:00 / 01:31:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1374

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