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  • Short Summary

    Underground demonstration for nuclear explosion at Carlsbad Cavern, New Mexico.

  • Description

    New Mexico, United States of America (USA).

    GV. Carlsbad Cavern in New Mexico where the project Grome (nuclear explosion test) is taking place. MS. Sign "Carlsbad Caverns National Park". Aerial shots flying over area of the tests. Various shots of area where underground explosion will take place, pressmen gathering and walking around. Various shots of the pressmen looking at the testing area prior to going underground. Pressmen going underground in a lift, they wear helmets. Various shots underground tunnels and chambers where explosion will take place. People travelling on a little train along the tunnel observing the caves etc. Several shots of the men working getting the bomb ready - presumably, press photographers talking pictures.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 04/12/1961.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2607.01
    Media URN:
    77938
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:02:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 3557 A

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