CONSTRUCTION OF THE LIQUID NITROGEN GAS STORAGE PLANT - DUNOON GASWORKS 1975

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Power resources
  • Science and technology

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: CONSTRUCTION OF THE LIQUID NITROGEN GAS STORAGE PLANT - DUNOON GASWORKS 1975

Reference number: 6793

Date: 1975

Director: filmed by Alexander Smith (Dec'd)

Sound: silent

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 30.08 mins

Description: Footage of the demolition of old gasworks buildings in Dunoon and the construction of a new liquid nitrogen storage plant on the same site.

Shotlist: [shotlisted from VHS, manual timecode]

[no title] gvs of gasworks site, gas holder, buildings, pan across adjacent houses and gardens (1.32) pan along street, gas holder in distance (1.47) same pan as before across adjacent houses, showing demolition (2.26) gvs of site, start of construction work (3.59) c/u shots of digger at work and workers preparing cement (4.31) shots of adjacent building roof being pulled down by digger and walls bulldozed (6.27) shots of tipper truck delivering sand and cement being prepared, gvs construction site, c/u shot of foundations (7.36) gvs construction site, pan across adjacent ground (8.44) gvs from above of huge liquid nitrogen tank being lifted from Wynn's low loader by crane, then moved to vertical position by two cranes (10.28) shots of workers securing tank feet on foundations (10.47) shots of two vertical tanks in position beside gas holder (11.04) gvs of construction site, shots of brick building being constructed (12.38) gvs of site from above (13.30) workers inspecting pipework (13.41) pan across brick building (13.58) gvs of new tanks and site from above, c/u shot of worker at top of floodlight mast, shot of brick building (14.50) gvs of site, tanks and pipework (15.26) high gvs of site, including gas being burned off on top of mast (16.44) shots of workers demolishing old stone chimney from top (17.32) shots of workers cutting beams on roof of old gasworks building (18.14) shots of workers cutting through top of gas holder (18.42) shot of gas holder from above with with roof cut away (19.02) gvs of old gasworks building being demolished (20.39) shots of machinery being winched down by crane on to truck (21.34) shots of crane driver breaking up machinery with falling weight (22.11) gvs of old gasworks building being demolished (23.12) shot of BOC tanker arriving at site (23.31) c/u shots of pipes being connected to tanker truck and tank valves being opened (26.12) tanker driver demonstrates route of liquid nitrogen through pipes (26.45) shots of engineer turning valves and c/u shots of pipework (27.31) shot of engineer entering brick building (27.58) int gvs of machinery, pipework and control systems (30.08)