• Short Summary

    Footage of women at work on railway during Second World War in Wortley, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    C/U of lamp at Wortley station in Yorkshire. Good L/S of steam locomotive pulling into the station. M/S of Mrs Gittins (?) who looks after the station all on her own pushing porter's trolley with luggage on it. M/S of Mrs Gittins writing in the station log. Several other shot of Mrs Gittins at work.

    Nice M/S of small rabbits looking out of box. L/S of Mrs Gittins on platform as train goes past. Various shots of young woman digging soil from under track for plate laying. C/U of woman wiping her brow with cloth. M/S of four women carrying sleeper and putting it into position. M/S of woman undoing bolt with large spanner. More good shots of women at work on the track.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1560.16
    Media URN:
    50089
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:24:00 / 01:30:04:00
    Canister:
    NSP 366

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