• Short Summary

    Gill Footbridge in Sunderland is demolished with help of a train engine.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MASS DEMOLITION - Old wooden bridge in Sunderland makes way for new structure."

    Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.

    Pan along wooden Gill Footbridge which for almost a century was a shortcut from Sunderland to Ayres Quay. Bridge has to be demolished. Men sowing the supports through. Ropes connect the bridge and train engine. Train engine moves and the bridge goes down. Several shots of the debris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    793.01
    Media URN:
    8901
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:50:00
    Canister:
    34/67

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