Ancient paddle steamers come to rescue when floods wreck rail communications.
GV. Land under water. SCU. Men going towards camera. GV. Looking towards other side of damaged railway bridge. SCU. Steam engine and pan over to paddle steam engine. CU. Woman handing bag out of carriage window. SCU. & Pan, passengers walking from train to steamer. SCU. People and baggage on boat. CU. Stern of the boat showing paddle working. SV. Passengers on boat going up river. CU. Two natives at steering wheel. SCU. Passing boats and damaged bridge in background. SCU. Boat coming alongside other steamers. LV. People repairing bridge. CU. People working. CU. Person with turban instructing workers. SCU. & CU. New section of bridge being put into position. SCU. & CU. Woman fishing with baby on her back.
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