• Short Summary

    German hydro electric engineers find the way to store alternating current power.

  • Description

    Geesthacht, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

    AS. Lorry drives in front of camera on a construction site - in the background, the newly constructed dam. Air shot, huge storage lake. Air shot, nearer shot, the dam and the river Elbe in the foreground. Air shot, nearer view as camera passes over the dam. GV. Camera tilts showing construction site with scaffolding, three large pipes in the background. TV. The pipes in foreground and the river Elbe in background. SV. Part of one of the pipes being lowered into position. Three pipes will have the water pumped from the Elbe up to the storage lake. GV. Men inside section of one of the pipes welding, & SCU. GV. Taken from inside one of the pipes showing the other two in the distance. SV. Bulldozer coming towards camera revealing the dam in the background. AS. Crane operating at the face of the dam. LV. Lorry passes in front of camera going down slope to the huge storage lake. SV. Men working on machine which is laying a surface on the storage lake. SV. Camera pans as man throws gravel behind machine and another man smoothes it out. GV. Camera pans across the huge expanse of the storage lake.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:41:00 / 01:15:36:00

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