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  • Short Summary

    Pictures of wreckage of horrific rail crash.

  • Description

    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    Terrible rail disaster. Many killed and injured in wreck of Liverpool and Blackpool Express.

    M/S of a wrecked, burnt out railway carriage. Panning L/S of the wrecked carriage on its side having toppled off the rails, a group of men survey the wreckage. Various panning shots of bits of the wrecked train and carriage. Panning M/S of a gang of men picking over the bits of wreckage.

    Note: picture obscured towards end of item - film damaged, probably decomposition. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    362.02
    Media URN:
    24699
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:03:00 / 01:02:39:00
    Canister:
    G 1135

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The crash occurred on 3 November 1924. 14 people were killed.

  2. patrick_smyth says

    Accident was at Lytham.
    For more info see: http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/eventsummary.php?eventID=962

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