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Raw sugar spraying from "thrower" (90 ft. above floor level) on mound of approx. 12,000 short tons.
General view Sugar Terminal exterior.
Commemorative Plaque unveiled by Mrs. Verwoerd at opening. (Close-up of inscription)
LS from top of silo: sugar trucks arriving from canefields.
LS from top of silo: truck being pushed into tippler.
General view Durban harbour, panning to show "in" and "out" gantries and ship loading sugar.
General view Durban Harbour from seaward side of silo, showing "outloaders" (throwers which spray sugar into ship's hold.)
Sugar reaches top of silo on conveyor belt then drops through grating into mound of sugar inside silo.
Shot from inside tippler house, showing sugar truck being tippled then vibrated to remove all loose sugar.
Shot from inside tippler house showing sugar truck being manoeuvred into position for tippling.
Tippling operation seen from above.
General view operational area outside terminal.
Dissolve to operational area packed with cars prior to opening ceremony.
DAVID HAYSOM, FORMER BATTLE OF BRITAIN ACE, NOW CHAIRMAN ILLOVO SUGAR CO.
Prime Minister and Mrs Verwoerd arrive at Terminal accompanied by Mr. G.C. FLEWELLEN, Chairman of S.A. Sugar Association
DR VERWOERD ENTERING SILO - 2,500 GUESTS, INCLUDING VISITORS FROM UK, USA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, SWAZILAND, RHODESIA AND CANADA.
MR. ANSON LLOYD (BROTHER OF CAPT. LLOYD, MASTER OF TRANSVAAL CASTLE) OPENS PROCEEDINGS. ANSON LLOYD WILL BE IN DELEGATION TO INTERNATIONAL SUGAR CONFERENCE GENEVA NEXT MONTH.
DR. VERWOERD, ON FIRST VISIT TO ENGLISH-SPEAKING NATAL AS PRIME MINISTER, RECEIVES CONSIDERABLE OVATION ON RISING TO SPEAK.
DR VERWOERD THROWS SWITCH OPERATING "THROWER" WHICH SPRAYS SUGAR FROM CONVEYOR BELTS AT TOP OF SILO. (SEE OPENING SHOT ON TVFF A)
MOUND OF SUGAR IN SILO
MRS VERWOERD UNVEILING COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE (assisted by Mr. Anson Lloyd. SEE TVFF A FOR INSCRIPTION.
N.B. Shot at 16 frames per sec. as only light available was a one-kilowatt spot at distance of 100 ft. from subject.
OPERATIONAL SEQUENCE OF SUGAR BEING HANDLED AT TERMINAL IS INDICATED BY NUMBERS ABOVE RIGHT.
N.B. Regret unavoidable air-of-sequence shooting of terminal operation, also fact that no ships loading sugar for two weeks.
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