• Short Summary

    A new Continental method of road building is seen, using steel grating and tar.

  • Description

    Titles read: "The "Grate" Highway - With modern speedy and heavy traffic - various types of road materials are continually being tried. One of the latest has steel as its main ingredient."

    Dusseldorf, Germany.

    Various shots of road builders laying steel grating on the ground over a rubble stone foundation. The different sections of steel are bolted together to form a grid which is filled with a tar mixture. A steam roller passes over the surface so that it is ready to receive a "top dressing'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1616.25
    Media URN:
    51717
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:53:00 / 01:43:44:00
    Canister:
    PSP 813

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