Queen opens first ever atomic steelworks at Calder Hall, Cumberland.
Calder Hall, Cumberland.
LS. Calder Hall steelworks. Various shots of Queen Elizabeth II pressing a release switch which formally links the Workington steelworks with the National Grid and thus makes it the first atom powered steelworks. Queen watching Bessemer furnace in action. Molten metal dripping, sparks, fire, Queen with official showing her around. Various shots of the Queen watching the rolling of a steel rail and the steel rail. Workers looking on.
Date found in the old record - 17/10/1956.