Footage of traction-engine race at Appleford, Berkshire.
Traction-engine race in Appleford, Berkshire.
L/S Steam rollers being prepared for race. C/U Man oiling steam roller. C/U Name of steam roller "Kim". C/U Name of steam roller "Pandora". C/U Name of steam roller "Eileen". L/S Steam roller. C/U Funnel belching smoke. C/U Cabin of steam roller, two men checking controls. L/S Steam rollers moving off in single file, man with red flag at head. C/U Wheel of steam roller passing camera.
L/S Steam roller passing camera (one with the fancy roof). L/S Another steam roller passing camera. C/U Notice "Warning: Persons watching this race do so at their own risk". M/S Persons watching race. L/S Start of race. L/S Reverse angle, race in progress. L/S Race in progress. M/S Crowd watching. L/S The winner comes pelting past camera at a speedy 20 knots.