STEEL AND ENGINEERING

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: STEEL AND ENGINEERING

Reference number: 0154

Date: 1960c

Production company: Wm. Beardmore and Co. Ltd. / SFC Industrial Panel

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.59 mins

Description: Shots of the "Empress of Britain" leaving Greenock for Canada and of the interior of the Parkhead steel works.

Credits: Produced by the William Beardmore & Co. Ltd. with the assistance of the Industrial Panel of the Scottish Film Council
Property of Firth Brown Limited

Shotlist: Credits (0.12) shots of the "Empress of Britain" leaving Greenock carrying emigrants to Canada, Braehead Power Station, Renfrew, the foundry at Ayr, and steel strip mills in South Wales (1.30) Parkhead works. Shots of forge, steel-making, open hearth furnace and moulds, stern frame of the "Empress of Britain" (3.24) Melting shop with components manufactured for Doxford crankshaft and turbine engine (4.45) machine shop floor (7.57) oil tanks in construction (8.17) Beardmore manufactured components in various places around the country (9.59)