• Short Summary

    Old pumping station closes in Sydney for new electric one to be installed.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads 'Steam Gives Way to Electricity'.

    MS. Exterior of old pumping station in East Sydney which has helped the city's water supply for 73 years. Various shots of coal truck being unloaded. Men throw coal into furnace. CU. Looking into furnace. CU. Steam coming out of little funnel Various shots of man with oil can tending the water pumps. CU. Pistons and other parts of the pumps. Various shots of man turning off steam and leaving pumps. They are of no longer in use as electric ones are to be installed.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 18/06/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2669.15
    Media URN:
    79370
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:32:00 / 01:34:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 3770 C

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