CONSTRUCTION OF OSWALD STREET BRIDGE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Construction and engineering

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: CONSTRUCTION OF OSWALD STREET BRIDGE

Reference number: 2993

Date: 1926*

Director: [filmed by Mr Dundas of Melville, Dundas & Whitson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.15 mins

Description: Construction work on King George V Bridge in Glasgow. This bridge was one of the first to be built of reinforced concrete in Britain.

Constructed by Melville, Dundas and Whitson. Additional information file held in the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

See also refs. 0141 and 2992

Shotlist:
ROLL1
[Glasgow] gvs bridge under latter stages of construction, stone facing partly complete. (0.36) Shots machinery and site, showing conveyer, numerous cranes and reinforcement bars [no workmen present] (3.36) [Box marked "Abutments and general views of bridge masonry. South to North* OSB No 4"]

ROLL 2
gvs masonry of aprtly completed bridge (1.45) gvs workmen operating piece of steam driven lifting (?) equipment (2.44) Shots of workmen working on masonry; c/u hollow in stone work [for access?] (3.11) ls partly completed bridge (3.39) [Box marked "Construction North side and gap* OSB No 3"]