CONNEL BRIDGE

A car, a BRS truck, a tank engine and a man with a ladder cross the Connel Bridge near Oban in the early 1960s. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CONNEL BRIDGE

Reference number: 5122

Date: 1962c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.52 mins

Description: Views of the Connel Bridge at the entrance to Loch Etive, near Oban. Features shots of car and steam train traffic sharing the bridge.

Shotlist: shot Connel Bridge; tracking shot from car; toll collector collects payment; he pulls a lever (0.55) man walks along rail tracks on bridge carrying a ladder (1.31) gvs steam train crossing bridge (1.52)