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  • Short Summary

    The railway locomotive 'Royal Scot' is lifted onto a ship for a trip to Canada.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ship Becomes A Railway Sideway! CPR's steamer 'Beaverdale' is transporting LMS famous 'Royal Scot' engine and eight railway carriages complete to Canada - longest 'Railway Ferry' ever!"

    Tilbury Docks, Essex.

    Shots of the boiler section of the London Midland Scottish railway locomotive 'Royal Scot' being lifted by a crane. The wheel, axles, and boogies are lifted as another section.

    The parts of the loco are lowered gently into the hold of the Canadian Pacific Railway's ship 'Beaverdale'.

    Various carriages are lifted onto the deck of the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    703.17
    Media URN:
    6105
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:13:00 / 01:24:49:00
    Canister:
    33/29

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