From a specially built tower men drill the bed of the Firth of Forth to test the coal layers.
Firth of Forth, Scotland.
GV. Forth bridge. GV. Boring tower at sea. SCU. Bore going under the sea. SCU. Grapnel dropping to lift bore out. SV. Motor for bore working. SV. Bore coming out. SCU. Man taking off sample of coal from bore. CU. Men inspecting samples of coal. SCU. Man knocking sample off bore, & CU. SV. Mr de Raeve, bore master, inspecting sample from bore. CU. Sample of coal in Mr de Raeve's hand.
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