Film: 763

Industry + Work | 1940 | Sound | B/W

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Inventors from Scotland.
James Watt. Highland scenery. Highland cattle. John Macadam road building in the 19th Century Shot. James watt drawing steam engines.
William Murdoch principles of gas lighting from coal.
Early steam hammer steel works casting and blast furnace. Telford and his bridges.
Henry bell the comet ships of iron.
Alexander graham bell Good Edinburgh shots.
Beautiful shots of tramp steamers in high seas
Achievements of Scottish inventors and engineers. Includes a brief account of the work of James Watt (1736-1819) and fragmentary scenes of LNER 'C15' 4-4-2T No 9003, LMS 'Royal Scot' No 6119 Lancashire Fusilier and North British Glasgow-built locomotives being shipped overseas.

"How to solve the most difficult problem of them…how to govern the Scots"


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