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Austrian diesel train by ship to South America

Week number 52-51

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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In Austria a diesel train carriage was built on the account of the railways of Uruguay. Images of getting the train carriage on the boat for shipment to the country of the client. SHOTS: - the train carriage, two cars and a mid-engine car, is standing on the yard of the station in Venlo; - the train carriage is on the quay in Amsterdam and is made ready for shipping: workers are hammering the windows and doors shud with wooden panels, the train is in its entirety packed in a skeleton of wooden boards; - a floating sheerleg lies at the quay; pulls up then middle carriage, which is stripped of its undercarriage; sails with it to the "Rijnland" and lowers it carefully on the deck.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 December 1952
Length:
01:16

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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