• Short Summary

    To speed up delivery of war supplies, Americans build a highway alongside the Panama Canal, levelling the gound and setting the cement forms

  • Description

    PANAMA: Panama Canal:
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    BUILDING Building a highway alongside Panama Canal.. cement laying machinery..weighing machine for cement..giant machines levelling up earth..etc.


    PANAMA Building a highway alongside Panama Canal..giant machines levelling up rugged earth..tractor tries to move huge piece of earth..cement brought in on barges..John L. Humbard surveys work..shot of dredge etc.


    Transport; Civil Engineering

    World War Two, World War II, WWII, Second World War, war, United States military, construction, road building
    Background: To speed up delivery of war supplies, Americans build a highway alongside the Panama Canal, levelling the gound and setting the cement forms

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4VK20F5OFTQ35VBS227L3DTR2
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VK20F5OFTQ35VBS227L3DTR2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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