A Road is built

Australia, 1944

Film
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A study of the use of heavy mechanical equipment during the building of a road in the timber country near Noogee in Victoria. Bulldozers, rooters, power-graders, and heavy earth-moving machines are seen at work as the road takes shape.

Credits

production company

Country Roads Board

Language

English

Duration

00:22:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27981

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Earthmoving machinery

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Road construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Roads - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earthmoving machinery

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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