Film: 256

Places + Locations | 1960 | Silent | Colour

Synopsis:

Ireland or Eire 1960's
Topographical map of Ireland. Port, tugs. Ardnacrusha Power station, Shannon, inside and out. Tugboats in the harbour. Aerial view of fields of peat ( peat bogs ? ) Peat cutting machine. Peat burning power station. Railway alongside river. Pylons. Huge pea cutting machine. Perbane power station. Peat on conveyor belt. People stacking peat by hand. Women in dresses working in the field. Men throwing peat sods onto conveyor. Conveyor unloading into wagons of train. Very full, high-sided peat lorry going to power station. Crain lift rail wagon and tips it.


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