• Short Summary

    Huge transporter 'The Mighty Antar' is driven around a muddy test ground.

  • Description

    Bagshot, Surrey.

    Various shots of the world's largest road vehicle, a huge transporter called 'The Mighty Antar', built by Thornycroft. The assistant driver checks the wheels of the vehicle, then the driver gets in the cab and starts up.

    Several shots of the transporter being driven over a muddy waste ground (test ground?). The cab pulls a long trailer behind - she is 78 feet long in total. The vehicle then turns off onto a road, heading towards Camberley.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1277.12
    Media URN:
    34439
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:12:00 / 01:18:33:00
    Canister:
    NP 293

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