STEAM SPECTACULAR

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  • stirlingshire

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: STEAM SPECTACULAR

Reference number: 10316

Date: 1976

Director: filmed by Dr. Ken J H Mackay

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.56 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a Scottish Traction Engine Society event at King's Park, stirling.

Note on the film-maker - Dr MacKay was a physics teacher at the High School of stirling.

Shotlist: [no title] - c/u poster for event, 'Scottish Traction Engine Society presents a gigantic Steam Spectacular' - gvs event in King's Park, stirling, crowds watching traction engine under steam - engineer lubricating pistons - Tangye engine and others operating - miniature traction engine pulling cart with passengers - traction engine operating threshing and baling machine (1.52) engine boiler stoked with coal - traction engine powering a sawbench - stationary petrol engine operating - Sentinel steam lorry (Fred Forrest, Contractor, Bonnybridge) passes - shots of members of crowd in tug of war with traction engine - 1903 veteran car passes - shots of traction engines being driven across showground - woman climbs down from traction engine to talk to family - c/u poster (3.56)