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Groundwork for Progress, Short Movie, 1959 IMDB

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2017-10-18 21:27

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27 minute film about the technologies of (re)building railways, taken from
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British Transport Films Volume 3: Running a Railway (2-DVD set); can be seen here, review here.

Probably an internal training film so some boring bits, but overall fairly interesting and several very well filmed sequences so worth watching if big-scale civil engineering floats your boat.

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Lots of theodolites
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Late 1950s Health and Safety strategies
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Britannia rail bridge to Anglesey before 1970s rebuild
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