• Short Summary

    Traction engine race across a field in Appleford, Berkshire.

  • Description

    Appleford, Berkshire.

    Various shots of people preparing traction engines for a race. Fuel and water are loaded aboard. Number 10 is owned by Dr Giles Romanes. A man in old-fashioned costume looks at one of the machines. Several shots of the traction engines starting off and making their way across a field. A large crowd watches. Arthur Napper, Berkshire farmer who started the racing idea 3 years before, is seen on engine 'Old Timer'.

    Cutting and programme on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1337.10
    Media URN:
    44140
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:07:00 / 01:14:56:00
    Canister:
    NP 462

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