• Short Summary

    New American snorkel truck drives across quite deep water.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Snorkel Truck Takes to Water like Duck'.

    New American invention 'snorkel truck' driving across bumpy terrain during demonstration. Truck drives towards water of Chesapeake Bay and goes in. Water gets deeper but ruck continues driving. Water goes up to half of truck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2310.28
    Media URN:
    65722
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:26:00 / 01:53:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2284 B

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The vehicle seen here is the "Eager Beaver" amphibious truck built by the REO Motor Company in Lansing, Michigan.

    "Truck drives towards water" - it's Chesapeake Bay.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for this.

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