Snowdrift at Bleath Gill

United Kingdom, 1955

Film
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A freight train becomes snowbound in the West-Morland hills in Northern England. The Motive Power, Operating and Engineering Departments of British Transport go to work with snow-ploughs to reach the trapped train. Working through the night the team dig clear, and thaw out moving parts, and finally two engines help to clear the line.

Credits

director

Kenneth J. Fairbairn

producer

Edgar H. Anstey

production company

British Transport Films

Language

English

Duration

00:09:55:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28652

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Snow

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rescue work

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Freight

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Great Britain

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Rescue work

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Search and rescue operations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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