• Short Summary

    Sappers build bridge over one condemned as unsafe at Windsor.

  • Description

    Windsor, Berkshire.

    GV. & AS. Victoria Bridge, Windsor. GV. Windsor Castle, pan to sign in street "Victoria Bridge Closed". CU. Another sign giving same information. GV. The approach road to the bridge. SCU. Sign 'No Camping'. Pan to show tents where the sappers are camping. GV. The tents. GV. Sappers at work constructing a safe girder bridge over unsafe Victoria Bridge. SV. & SCU. Sappers carrying girder. Various shots of section of the bridge being swung into position. SV. The section of the bridge being fixed in position - two shots. GV. Lorry arriving with more sections. GV. Across the bridge. SV. Section being swung into position. SV. The Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel V. H. S. Hannay and the Mayor of Windsor Mrs Prassey, watching the work. GV. Section of the bridge being fixed. GV. & SV. The bridge. GV. & SV. Victoria Bridge with the girder bridge being pulled across it - Victoria Bridge has been condemned as unsafe so sappers are building safe girder bridge over it. SV. & SCU. Winch truck taking in the line. Various shots of the bridge being dragged towards camera. GV. Bridge in position. GV. Girder bridge over Victoria Bridge.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:17:00 / 01:24:55:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment