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  • Short Summary

    An American tank attempts the climb up 14,400 foot Mount Colorado.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Colorado 14,400 feet up - An American tank's perilous climb."

    Mount Colorado, United States of America (USA).

    LS Tank climbing mountain road passes under sign "To Summit Pikes Peak". Travelling shot of the front of tank in motion. Tank with valley behind .

    The tank has "Pikes Peak or Bust" painted on the front.

    MS Tank approaching camera as it nears summit with a crowd watching.

    Tank bogged down by the snow - crew digging it out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    186.03
    Media URN:
    29923
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:13:00 / 01:03:08:00
    Canister:
    G 570

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The tank seen in action here is "Little Zeb", a French-made Renault FT-17.

    See here for an original publicity photo of this event....

    http://radiocoloradocollege.or
    g/2011/03/ppld-historic-phot
    o-of-the-day-3711-little-zeb-tank/

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