Mass Demolition (1934)

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MASS DEMOLITION - Old wooden bridge in Sunderland makes way for new structure." Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Pan along wooden Gill Footbridge which for almost a century was a shortcut from Sunderland to Ayres Quay. Bridge has to be demolished. Men sowing the supports through. Ropes connect the bridge and train engine. Train engine moves and the bridge goes down. Several shots of the debris. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:793.01
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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: 789 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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