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The Netherlands has its first oil railway

Week number 46-52

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

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The petroleum which is extracted in Schoonebeek in Drente is up to now transported to the refineries by car or ship. Now there is constructed a special railway on which the oil can be transported. SHOTS: - moving train with tank wagons, among others a bare landscape; - dolly shots from the moving train; - derrick with nodding donkey (pump); - tankers transport the oil from the derrick to a rail gateway where the oil is pumped into tank wagons. 

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
22 December 1946
Length:
01:12

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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