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Visit of the Royal Institute of Engineers to the Zuiderzee works

Week number 26-17

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

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Excursion by round-trip boat of the Royal Insitute of Dutch Engineers to the Zuiderzee works in Wieringen. - arrival by steam round-trip boat at a dike and going ashore of the engineers, 41"; - overview shot of the construction of the dike, 21"; - several shots of stoneworkers at work, the basalt blocks are put into place by hand, 38"; - several shots of a steam excavator with chain lockers that smoothens the slope of the dike, 51".

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
23 June 1926
Length:
02:52

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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