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  • Short Summary

    Steam locomotives are unloaded from the SS Beldis in port in South Africa.

  • Description

    South Africa.

    Full titles read: "THE RAILWAY ENGINE SHIP - SS Beldis unloads her cargo of twelve 90 ton locomotives with her own derricks."

    L/S's of the the new steam engines on board the ship. L/S of the Beldis moored in the port. L/S's of numerous workers on the dockside holding long rope which is attached to a locomotive. Various shots of the train being unloaded onto the shore.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    806.24
    Media URN:
    18681
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:43:00 / 01:42:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1653

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