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  • Short Summary

    A Dublin man has devised a new battery to power railway trains.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Dublin. Revolutionary Electrical Invention. First and Exclusive pictures of Dr. Drumm and his wonderful new storage battery. On first tests, when partially charged, it hauled a train at 35 m.p.h. - it can be recharged in a few minutes!"

    Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Pan along name plate on battery powered propulsion unit for railways.

    A young scientist shows one of the battery cells.

    The propulsion unit / locomotive speeds along a track.

    CU of a man (possibly Dr Drumm) speaking to the camera (sadly mute).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    721.15
    Media URN:
    6421
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:54:00 / 01:26:02:00
    Canister:
    30/20

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