• Short Summary

    The international railwayroad Paris-Zurich-Vienna (Arlberg-Express) which passes the romantic lake of Walenstadt is being built out.

  • Description

    1.
    Reel I Ingeneer standing by plan


    2.
    Nearshot of the plan, one can see 2 of the 3 sides, from which one went into the tunnel.


    3.
    Entrance to the tunnel


    4.
    Workers going into the tunnel


    5.
    Ingeneer and Technician examining everything with compass and lamp


    6.
    Boxes with explosives are being examened


    7.
    Explosives in the holes


    8.
    Explosives being lit (28 explosives)


    9.
    Explosion


    1.
    Reel II Greeting in the middle of the new tunnel


    2.
    Workers bringing wine


    3.
    "Mountain spirit" (Wine and Whisky)


    4.
    Press-Photographers


    5.
    Workers in front of the tunnel




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The international railwayroad Paris-Zurich-Vienna (Arlberg-Express) which passes the romantic lake of Walenstadt is being built out. On 5,1 km near the village of Weesen a double railwaytrack has been planned since some years. 1956 a credit of SwissFr. 28 Millions was allowed. The biggest plan was to build a tunnel through the "Kerenzerberg". The work for this tunnel was started from 3 different sides by workers from our country and from countries around us. The Swiss Railway-Organization (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen) intend to finish the work within 30 months, i.e. by the end of the year 1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAX6VU2509OBJTLC87P1LXE2CQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAX6VU2509OBJTLC87P1LXE2CQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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