A Record Load By Road (1930)

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    Item title reads - A record load by road. World's largest motor lorry transports giant 65-ton rudder (forged at Darlington) at 4 miles an hour to Glasgow. Darlington, Durham. L/S of the large rudder strapped to the a Scammell 100-ton Tractor lorry (Marston Road Services) which moves slowly away. Various shots as it drives along. M/S of a man steering a wheel at the back, beside him is a sign saying 'You are behind the world's largest lorry. Please drive with caution.' Various shots of the lorry and rudder making their way slowly but surely along. People walk up the street alongside to get a better look. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:824.02
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi5LN9eKxD4
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years, 1 month ago
    Viewed: 1268 times
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