• Short Summary

    New robot gasworks at Saltley, West Midlands.

  • Description

    Saltley, nr Birmingham, West Midlands.

    GV. Pan down to top view of trucks holding coke waiting to enter hoppers. GV. Pan, trucks going into gas works with coke, new buildings in the background. GV. Interior of control room, Ernest Ruckert walking towards camera and reaches table. He writes down reading of air flow and pressure. CU. Pan down pressure and air flow readings, pan down to him making his report. CU. Mr Ruckert. SV. Towards, foreman Mr Smith walking from gas plant towards the control room. CU. Automatic safety operator. SV. Automatic operator with knobs going backwards and forwards, these can be operated by hand if necessary. CU. Mr Ruckert and Mr Smith looking on. CU. Automatic operator working. GV. Pan, electrical control room. GV. Gas plant, interior, pan to coke charger. CU. Tommy Street at work maintaining ash disposal. CU. Charger showing coke coming through it and entering the plant automatically. CU. Workman Bill Cott working switch. TV. Truck load of coke coming up. GV. Exterior of the plant, pan up to show smoke coming from stack.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:17:00 / 01:03:20:00

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