DALMARNOCK

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Places:

  • Ayrshire
  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Power resources

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: DALMARNOCK

Reference number: 10434

Date: 1950c

Director: filmed by Matthew W. H. Murdoch

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.09 mins

Description: Amateur footage of the exterior and interior of Dalmarnock power station in Glasgow and the surrounding area, and a works outing to Troon.

Film-maker Matthew Murdoch worked at Dalmarnock Power Station.
see: https://canmore.org.uk/collection/435892 [last accessed 21/05/2020]

Shotlist: Shots of a sign for the British Electricity Authority South West Scotland Division Dalmarnock Generating Station. Gvs power station and bridge. High panning shots over Dalmarnock showing the power station and surrounding buildings. Further high panning shots over Glasgow. Shots of a train going over a bridge on the Clyde. Gvs power station. Shots of an Avery scale. Shots of a man pushing wooden train bogies along a railway track. Shots of bogies filled with coal being tipped using a large mechanical arm. Shots of power station interior. Shots of a set of pressure gauge clocks. Shots of various panels, gauges and switches. Shots of a graph / diagram. Shots of a dynamo craned across the building. Men direct as the equipment is lowered. Shots of a dynamo from the GPO in Glasgow on display with an information panel above. Gvs of works day out at Troon, families picnicking and playing games on the promenade.