This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    American Ambassador Whitney visits coal mine and coke works in Durham.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Visit of American Ambassador Whitney to coal mine and coke works. Durham.

    Various shots arrival of the American Ambassador at Fishburn Colliery, he goes into mine. Various shots of mine, various shots Ambassador and party coming out of the mine.

    Various shots of Ambassador Whitney looking at flaming coke being shot into train. Various LS's of the factory. Various shots showing the production of coke.

    Various shots pusher going into coke to expel it, coke being shot out into big truck on rail which carries it into cooling chamber. Various shots of cooled coke being tipped into bunker and removed for screening. CU plant sign.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2882.14
    Media URN:
    83477
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:19:00 / 01:27:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 2986 A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment