• Short Summary

    Two horses at Newmarket pull railway carriages along the track so they can be shunted into position.

  • Description

    Newmarket, Suffolk.

    A story about the way horses are used to pull railway carriages. Various shots of horses training in a field and in the stable yard. We see one horse eating in a field, Lawrence Kelly grooms him and puts a harness round his neck. A train drives by and they walk down the tracks. Lawrence hitches up the harness to a truck and the horse starts pulling the carriages. Signal man Jack Armstrong pulls the levers so the horse can go through, the train is shunted into position.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    287.05
    Media URN:
    3558
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:59:00 / 01:47:07:00
    Canister:
    CP 504

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