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    Footage of quarry blasting at Caldon Low quarry in Derbyshire.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Quarry blasting. Caldon Low quarry in Derbyshire.

    L/S of Caldon Low quarry. L/S rock face. M/S loading explosive into tunnel. C/U explosive charges. M/S loading explosives into tunnel. L/S of rock face. L/S man leaving tunnel. M/S making electrical circuit complete. C/U pressing switch. C/U switch operator. M/S men watching rock face. L/S danger flag pan to quarry. C/U adjusting switch. C/U wrist watch on man's arm. C/U pressing switch. C/U worker. C/U pressing switch. C/U worker biting lip. L/S rock face blasted. L/S huge pall of smoke and dust rising. M/S group of workers watching. L/S rock face after explosion. C/U worker. L/S and M/S workers walking over rubble. L/S the quarry. L/S scoop loading lorries. M/S driver of mechanical scoop picking up rubble. L/S loaded lorry driving away.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:18:00
    UN 2403 B

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