WARWORK NEWS NO. 19, The Other Man's Job

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Transport
  • War

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: WARWORK NEWS NO. 19, The Other Man's Job

Reference number: 1274

Date: 1943

Sponsor: Ministry of Supply

Production company: Paramount

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3 mins

Description: How locomotives for "the second front" were constructed at the North British Locomotive Company, Springburn, Glasgow.

Shotlist: Credits. Locomotives for the Second Front (.12); Shots of the works [at North British Locomotive Company, Springburn, Glasgow]. Various locomotives under construction (.22); Shots of interior of design shop as men work on designs for Utility locomotives (.33); General views of the foundry as components are manufactured. Women riveters and retired male machine operators at work. A Chinese worker (1.13); Shots of engine boiler under construction. Women riveters and welders (1.44); Testing first completed locomotive, boilers stoked, wheels turn (2.14); First locomotive runs out of the shed. Sir Andrew Duncan, Minister of Supply, on the footplate. Shots of engine no. 7000 on the rails (2.34); Shots of locomotive pulling coal trucks on line to the north of Glasgow (2.43)