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  • Short Summary

    Royal Engineers build a replacement bridge.

  • Description

    The REs bridge building is only one of the many jobs the Royal Engineers are called upon to do under fire.

    Location of events unknown.

    Royal Engineers build a replacement bridge. Opens with shot of several men in British uniforms at work; on the partially completed bridge; bridge is rather primitive looking; made of logs tied together. CU Pan along the bridge - men tying together logs. Similar shot; panning on guys carrying boards; laying them down across bridge surface.

    Labour; build; war damage; World War One. Construction; engineering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1868.29
    Media URN:
    71871
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1915 - 1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:55:00 / 01:31:52:00
    Canister:
    ON 027 B

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  1. leccy24 says

    The design is called a Trestle Bridge.

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