INDUSTRIES OF TAYPORT, the

Workers at James Ferguson & Sons foundry in Tayport preparing moulds and casting gear wheels. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: INDUSTRIES OF TAYPORT, the

Reference number: 2298

Date: 1949*

Director: [filmed by R. Robertson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.51 mins

Description: Work at the foundry yard and iron works of James Ferguson & Sons, Tayport, Fife.

[See also refs. 2293, 2294, 2296, 2297, 2302, 2303, 2204].

Please note although this film has the same title as ref 2296 the films are different.

For further information about Tayport, including photographs from this period of Tayport's history, visit: http://www.tayport.org.uk [last accessed 17/2/2009]

Shotlist: Credits (0.10); The foundry - Jas Ferguson & Sons. General views of foundry yard and iron works. Moving pig iron (0.44); Machinery. Filling moulds (1.36); Interior of furnace shop, molten iron, casting (2.29); Next morning, opening the moulds. General views of same (2.51).