Us Ambassador Visits Coal Mine (1957)

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    Unissued / Unused material. Visit of American Ambassador Whitney to coal mine and coke works. Durham. Various shots arrival of the American Ambassador at Fishburn Colliery, he goes into mine. Various shots of mine, various shots Ambassador and party coming out of the mine. Various shots of Ambassador Whitney looking at flaming coke being shot into train. Various LS's of the factory. Various shots showing the production of coke. Various shots pusher going into coke to expel it, coke being shot out into big truck on rail which carries it into cooling chamber. Various shots of cooled coke being tipped into bunker and removed for screening. CU plant sign. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:2882.14
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years ago
    Viewed: 973 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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