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  • Short Summary

    Garratt type locomotive is seen both stationary and moving along the tracks.

  • Description

    Gorton, Manchester.

    A large locomotive engine is presented to the camera. Top shot of the engine with railway workers standing around looking at the train. It is a Garratt type locomotive and the most powerful of its kind in the world. Shot of the train in a letter box mask. Steam is coming from its funnel. Good shots of the stationary train. Pan along wheels and body of engine. The train travels down the line with men hanging on to the sides. Large clouds of steam.

    Note: nicely shot.

    Amendment June 2011:
    Mr Alan Hampson got in touch to point out that the loco shown was completed by Beyer-Peacock Ltd in August 1925, so presumably the clip dates from around this time, as it is shown under test in the works yard at Gorton.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    842.18
    Media URN:
    14572
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:22:00 / 01:36:12:00
    Canister:
    EP 039

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