Title ID 2661Collection ID301
Title[Work on the River Thames Bridges; Reconstruction of Waterloo Bridge]
Date[ca. 1934]
CollectionFord Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeUrban Life
KeywordsBridges Building Construction Boats
RegionalGreater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionA. E. Ford
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration11 min. 43 sec.
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Waterloo bridge is seen under construction . A sign reads: 'London County Council, reconstruction of Waterloo Bridge'. There are scenes of buses and traffic, cranes and construction workers. Cargo boats pass on the river. Tram number '33' with a 'Guinness for Strength' advertisement passes by. Stone masonry work is carried out. A sign reads: 'We've Got to be Prepared'.