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  • Short Summary

    A locomotive is seen being shipped out to America.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " To show "the land of hustle" what speed really means. 135 ton G. W. R. "King George V" speed giant shipped to America for railway centenary celebrations."

    Cardiff, Wales

    M/S body of a locomotive minus wheels, turning slowly in front of camera, as it hangs - supported on chains by large overhead crane. There are two ships in background. The camera pans up and down the sections of a large crane. The train locomotive is then seen on board ship, followed by slow moving picture of a fire tender supported by the crane.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    692.34
    Media URN:
    33239
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:13:00 / 01:54:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1422

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