New bridge in Weymouth - the mayor prepares to lay foundation stone 25 feet below the water. Dorset.
Item title reads - Novel stone-laying ceremony! The mayor descends 25 feet below the water in giant cofferdam to lay foundation stone of Weymouth's new bridge - on the harbour bed. Weymouth, Dorset.
L/S pan across the docks. M/S as mayor stands on platform in front of the foundation stone. M/S as he places a plaque in the middle of it, cement is poured over it. M/S as he takes a trowel and spreads the cement. He makes a speech while hitting the corners of the stone.