Film: 1612

Industry + Work | 1960 | Sound | B/W

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Yorkshire. Mining lamp on mantelpiece. Chess sets made of miniature miner's lamps. Fire in grate. Man lathing wood. Making chesspieces. Playing chess.
Castleford. Whitwood Techinical College. Mining apprentices on day release. Replica of World War One SE 5A aircraft. Group captain G.S. Insole. Archive film of the real plane taxiing and flying. Looking over model. Two planes flying. Insole shows boys his medals.
Lancashire. Blasting limestone. Open cast mining. Big dump trucks and shovels. Plant at Clitheroe. Primary crusher, big chains. Making cement. Delivering coal by lorry. Rotating kilns. Conveyor belt. Silos. Cement lorries.


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