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    Equador, Central & South America: GV Train with workmen on top thru mountains. SUPER TITLe. CU Zoom map on N and S American, emphasizing Equador. TRAVELLING SHOT from front of train riding into tunnel. LV Man working tracks outside tunnel. OVERHEAD shot man working by hand on skeleton form for railroad bridge. SCU Man rocks by hand. SCU Man putting curved arch. CU Benato Pascual, French engineer, directing operations. LV Bridge being constructed over waterfalls. CU shot waterfalls. CU drilling thru rock. Long shot blasting rock. LV group of workers digging out rail line submerged under mud by heavy rains. ANGLE V workmen standing on pile of lumber being winched across the ACUAS SUCIAS RIVER, lumber slips workman loses balances, is slammed against lumber but hangs on. CU Workman laying wood ties. SCU Team of men laying rails on ties. CU men driving in spikes. CU same. GV Rail bus passing natives standing on side watching. LV Train passing around curve to camera over finished Line. RIDE SHOT from front have workmen putting finishing touches to track. SV Passenger and freight train past camera people sitting on top of cars. SIDE and follow shot train pass people waving from top of cars.




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    Film ID:
    VLVABKTHHYNHVSLFEWMWLC3NBCL7O
    Media URN:
    VLVABKTHHYNHVSLFEWMWLC3NBCL7O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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