• Short Summary

    Different methods of mining salt are shown in Malagash, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Salt of the earth.

    Nova Scotia, Canada.

    Various shots of miners at work in salt mine at Malagash, they extract the salt by conventional digging methods. Various shots showing another method which involves running water down rock face and washing the salt down into underground lakes. C/U of some rock salt crystals. M/S joke shot of workman having sandwich and taking pinch of salt from the rock face to put in it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1356.10
    Media URN:
    44624
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:06:00 / 01:24:08:00
    Canister:
    44/33

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