• Short Summary

    Video Roll Title: America's longest rail tunner, the Cascade, opened in Washington State

    The New Cascade Tunnel, a long single track railroad tunnel at Stevens Pass through the Cascade mountains is the longest railroad tunnel in the US, built by Great Northern Railway and being put into service on 12 January 1929.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Talking of tunnels...at Scenic, Washington, is opened America's longest - it cost ????6,000,000 and took 3 years to make!

    USA: Washington: Scenic

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    Opening gate with sign 'Great Northern Railway' at entrance to tunnel / Train passes, streamers thrown

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    Train along in tunnel, lights beaming / Tracking shot of tunnel, lights showing the curve (good shot)

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    People waiting for train at other end of the tunnel paper with picture stretched across tunnel opening, train breaks through
    Background: Video Roll Title: America's longest rail tunner, the Cascade, opened in Washington State

    The New Cascade Tunnel, a long single track railroad tunnel at Stevens Pass through the Cascade mountains is the longest railroad tunnel in the US, built by Great Northern Railway and being put into service on 12 January 1929. This shows the opening of the tunnel.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6M5LB51KAXXA67EH7U7D28SM8
    Media URN:
    VLVA6M5LB51KAXXA67EH7U7D28SM8
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1929
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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