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  • Short Summary

    People work to clear snow drifts from the wreckage of a train in Oregon.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Snow drifts cause Train Wreck - Dynamite and mighty snow ploughs had to be employed in rescue work."

    Oregon, United States of America.

    Several shots show the wreck of a steam train on a snow-covered slope on the coast of Oregon; some of the carriages are in the sea. L/S of a steam snowplough moving snow drifts from the wreckage. M/S and L/S show the engine of the train on its side in the snow. People are seen clearing snow from the railway track with shovels and pickaxes; a small explosion goes off, clearing snow drifts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    714.02
    Media URN:
    33646
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:08:00 / 01:02:13:00
    Canister:
    G 1470

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