• Short Summary

    Construction of Liverpool-Birkenhead Tunnel

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: A Tale of Two Tunnels. The final break-through of the beadings of the Liverpool-Birkenhead tunnel under the River Mersey. The Lord mayor of Liverpool (Miss Margaret Bevan) goes below for the historic event)

    ENGLAND: Liverpool:
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    Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Margaret Bevan, goes down in lift shaft with engineers:

    SLATE: 150 feet below the river

    Engineers drilling and using pick axes on rock to break through tunnel and officials on either side shake hands: Frederick Naylor (Birkenhead Mayor) making announcement: lift rising: Mayors shaking hands:
    Background: Construction of Liverpool-Birkenhead Tunnel

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAKS9SUG5BSHG3M0TB113W2TCC
    Media URN:
    VLVAKS9SUG5BSHG3M0TB113W2TCC
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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