CARNWATH

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Construction and engineering
  • Environment, the

Genres:

  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: CARNWATH

Reference number: 10897

Date: 1937c

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.39 mins

Description: A team of workmen construct drainage channels in a peat bog near Carnwath.

Shotlist: No title. gvs men reseeding deep peat - using earth moving equipment to dig ditch/hole in peat bog; shovel release mechanism to allow soil to empty; c/u machine. men use tractor to pull large ditch cutter through earth. Ls man standing by ditch; make a drainage channel, men deepen ditch by hand; man constructs long wooden case for drainage using a frame which he drags along as he works; c/u case. Men drop case into ditch; pan field; men shovel lime? Two men drop lime into pile beside trailer; other men spread lime? Tractor rolling on tracks pulls machine which breaks up clods. Gvs tractor spreading herbicide?; drawing harrow, roller, sowing? apparatus.