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  • Short Summary

    The world's biggest locomotive, 125 feet long and weighing 550 tons, makes maiden trip in California, America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Some "puff-puff". World's biggest locomotive, 125 feet long, weighing 550 tons - consuming 20 tons of coal hourly, makes maiden trip. California, America (USA, U.S.A.).

    L/S as the train steams out of the station with people watching from the side, it seems to go on forever. M/S of the huge front as it moves along. M/S of a man oiling the large wheels, he has to stretch to reach the top of them. M/S of the locomotive covered in engineers who sit on the top and sides, the camera pans across them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    772.28
    Media URN:
    35513
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:42:00 / 01:45:28:00
    Canister:
    G 1568

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