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News from the West: construction of locks complex and opening of the lock and bridge

Week number 61-46

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

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Construction of the locks complex with pound lock on the west side of Paramaribo. It is build as part of the Suriname ten-year plan. The lock personnel receives instructions on how to operate the lock doors. S.R. de Miranda, Minister of Public Works and Transport, and Severinus D. Emanuels, Prime Minister of Suriname, view a traffic bridge across the Saramacca Channel near the lock.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
15 November 1961
Length:
01:38

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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