Queen Opens Calder Hall Steelworks (1956)

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    Calder Hall, Cumberland. LS. Calder Hall steelworks. Various shots of Queen Elizabeth II pressing a release switch which formally links the Workington steelworks with the National Grid and thus makes it the first atom powered steelworks. Queen watching Bessemer furnace in action. Molten metal dripping, sparks, fire, Queen with official showing her around. Various shots of the Queen watching the rolling of a steel rail and the steel rail. Workers looking on. (Lav.) Date found in the old record - 17/10/1956. FILM ID:2558.02 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/
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    British Pathé
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    Youtube (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqvz_aTyv0Y
    Resource type: Video
    Last modified: 8 months ago
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