MAY 16 - 17 1936 EXHIBITION LNER LOCOMOTIVES KIRKCALDY / UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA AT CRAIL / TRACK RELAYING

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MAY 16 - 17 1936 EXHIBITION LNER LOCOMOTIVES KIRKCALDY / UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA AT CRAIL / TRACK RELAYING

Reference number: 6061

Date: 1970c

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.35 mins

Description: General views of L.N.E.R. locomotive exhibition in Kirkcaldy. Shots of steam locomotive "Union of South Africa" at platform at Crail station. General views of track maintenance.

Shotlist: [col]Title. C/u programme cover 'L.N.E.R. locomotives and other vehicles in aid of Kirkcaldy Hospital and railwaymen's Charities. Kirkcaldy Goods Station. Price One Penny' (0.18) [b&w] men in suits standing in front of locomotive machinery (0.23) elevated pan along carriage, steps for public entry. 'In' and 'Out' signs; pan over 'Cock O' the North' (0.46) man and girl smiling at camera. Pan along 'Retaliator' carriage, people entering and leaving. Carriage pan (1.26) children looking in steam engine no. 6290 (1.42) Signs 'Buchanan Coal Merchant', Thomson Brothers' in background (1.51) pan sleek 'Silver King' steam locomotive (2.06) L.N.E.R. coal carriage. Gvs other steam engines, track-side view of people looking on (2.48) int. engine, man demonstrating to people (3.22) people smiling, standing in front of carriage in siding E (3.28) man and boys walk along raised platform beside steam engine (3.36) int. view people in buffet carriage, pretending to drink tea (4.04) school age boys smiling from seats, one waves. Tracking shot through seats (4.24) pan int. sleeping carriage, bed, washbasin and folding shelves (4.40) pan int. steam engine, dials and mechanism (4.55) man on platform pointing as people depart steam engine. Pan along carriage. Gvs int. and ext. of various L.N.E.R steam engines and carriages (6.11) people walking along platform (6.19) pan steam engine 'Ole Bill', crowd of people waiting on raised viewing platform (6.42) pan carriage with 'In' and 'Out' signs. Pan buffet carriage (7.10) steam engine passes camera and under low bridge (7.42) [col] "UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA" AT CRAIL (7.49) steam engine being reversed into Crail station platform. 'Farewell' marked in dust on side. (8.07) c/u steam engine passes in reverse (8.24) men on platform, c/u number 60009 (8.43) man talking to reporter. man with camera, children in background (8.56) drivers having drink on platform, small crowd gathered to look at engine (9.27) drivers raise toast . Cine camera pans another man with camera. Men with sandwiches (9.41) TRACK RELAYING (9.51) m/v from embankment of several men in yellow waistcoats working on railway track points (10.28) Closer view small yellow machine on track, wires trailing to larger 'Plasser Duo-matic' track-laying machine (11.24) machine places sleepers correct distance apart (11.35)