• Short Summary

    Shots of wreckage from train crash. Cumbria.

  • Description

    Railway accident, Ais Gill, Cumbria.

    Pan over area, a few men standing on or by tracks; some wreckage on hillside; but most is covered by large tarpaulins spread over it in a long line.

    Locomotive pulling train appears at top left corner approaching on the track. Stops on track at site of the wreck; and a man leans out of train window; hands pot and bowl to man standing below.

    Note: The crash took place on 2 September 1913.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:01:00 / 01:33:47:00
    ON 196 G

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The film shows the clean-up operation following the Ais Gill (not Aisgill) rail crash, on the Settle-Carlisle line.

    The crash took place on 2 September 1913, which enables you to change the current date range of 1910-1920.

  2. patrick_smyth says

    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=82

  3. British Pathé says

    Great - nice to have this finally identified. Thanks jamied.

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