RAILWAY RIDE OVER THE TAY BRIDGE

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Decade:

  • 1890s

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Title: RAILWAY RIDE OVER THE TAY BRIDGE

Reference number: 2100

Date: 1897

Director: [filmed by Peter Feathers]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.30 mins

Description: Phantom ride shot from the engine front as a steam train pulling away from Wormit station in Fife, crossing the Tay rail bridge and passing south bound trains.

Made by Dundee pioneer exhibitor Pennycook. See press obit. 1943 and business catalogue 1896. See also book "Dundee Cinemas" by D. Naulty, 2004.

Shotlist: No credits. Shot from engine front as train pulls away from Tay Bridge South signal box and crosses the bridge, passing south bound trains and workmen. Arrival at North end (3.14).

NB Station seen at start of film is Wormit in Fife.