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  • Short Summary

    Queen opens first ever atomic steelworks at Calder Hall, Cumberland.

  • Description

    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.

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    Date found in the old record - 17/10/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2558.02
    Media URN:
    68745
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:21:00 / 01:09:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 2886 C

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