• Short Summary

    Gigantic dredger is use on River Danube.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Super Self Helper!"

    New dredger in action along the River Danube, Austria.

    Various shots of gigantic dredger. We see the crane-like machine scooping up silt from bank and depositing it in river. C/U of man in driver's cabin, operating machine. We see crane lift up gigantic log which it deposits in middle of river. It uses its pistons to knock the log vertically into riverbed. More shots of machine using its grabber with teeth to scoop up silt and debris. The machine is amphibious - has caterpillar wheels but can also float on water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1148.11
    Media URN:
    39838
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:32:00 / 01:24:02:00
    Canister:
    PT 359

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