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Reclamation in the Northeast Polder completed

Week number 49-49

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

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The last work is done on the reclamation of the Northeast Polder. SHOTS: - The historical development of the Wieringermeer Polder and the Northeast Polder are shown on a topographical map; - several shots of the grand landscape of the polder: (undeveloped) fields with ditches and canals; bridges and roads with one single car; scattered farms; haystacks; - men's legs, in boots, walks on the swampy ground; - the soil is ploughed: a very heavy plough, pulled by three tractors, makes deep furrows; - streetshots of the main town Emmeloord; - a machine, pulled by a tractor, makes dead straight channels in the ground; - drainpipes drain into the channels.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
6 December 1949
Length:
02:25

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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