- Title: CF762
01:27:27 - 01:31:54
Shots of bridge building. Cantilever bridges being restored post war. Trains using bridges, steam trains with plumes of smoke coming from them. Repairs being done on arch bridges. Scaffolding and cranes at work. Men at work fixing and repairing trains, bridges and infrastructure. Post war devastation of the rail networks. Pan across field with ripped up train tracks. Shell of a train station, either bombed or being made. CU of wreckage, men salvaging metal and materials from the wreckage of a train station. Men working on relaying a bridge.
01:31:54 - 01:35:05
Good shot of a bridge leading into a tunnel in the mountains, scaffolding holding up the bridge in production. Train approaches the tunnel to test the bridge. HA of Steam train. Construction works on concrete buildings. Men using sledge hammer on steel girders. Good pan across field with smoke rising, silos and train station, strange post war desolate landscape.
- Keywords:FRANCE, 1946, POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION, INDUSTRY, INFRASTRUCTURE, STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, CIVIL ENGINEERING, NAVVIES, NAVIGATIONAL ENGINEERS
- Master Title:CF762
- Sound:Silent / Sound