Like A Giant "Meccano" (1933)

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    Full title reads: "Middlesbrough. Like a giant `Meccano'. Second strut girder place in position on the wonderful new bridge over the River Tees." Middlesbrough, Cleveland. Cross beam for bridge is hoisted up from barges in river. Good shots of the span being lifted by cranes. Good low angle shots of the magnificent structure. LS of one of the workers walking across the girder high above the River. Shot of the bridge with boats moving beneath it. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:697.28
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  • Source

    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 7 months ago
    Viewed: 879 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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