• Short Summary

    40 deaths occur as a train fails to stop before it set off across an open bridge.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New Jersey. Train Plunges Into Bay".

    New Jersey, United States of America (USA).

    Aerial view of the bridge in Newark Bay with a train carriage hanging from the bridge into the water.

    GV From the ground of same.

    GV People standing on quayside watching.

    SV Motor launch with a preacher on board going to scene of the disaster.

    LV Bridge.

    GV Bridge, with the carriage still hanging in the water.

    GV Activity on quayside.

    CU People bending over one of the injured.

    SV Injured people on stretchers.

    GV From the air of the bridge with the railway carriage now having been completely submerged by water.

    GV From the air of same.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1553.10
    Media URN:
    49825
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:24:00 / 01:10:54:00
    Canister:
    58/76

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