Film: 6563

Railways | 1970 | Sound | Colour


Danish steam railways.
Stills related to the history of the railways in Denmark. Sheet music by composer Lumbye for the railway gallop. Loco Odin shown as a toy model in operation. Stills of engine photos from Zeeland and Jutland. Portrait still of Otto Busse and his drawings and diagrams of engines.
A steam engine is rotated on a turn table. Close up of engine controls and gauges. Driver and engineer carry out safety and maintenance checks as they ready the loco for departure. Oiling bearings. Loco Nr 917 pulls out of the yard and stops to fill its tender with coal. The driver hands over a receipt for the coal. Film ends abruptly at this points.
Refer to film 9136 for the continuation.

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