North-South Road

Accession Number F01997
Collection type Film
Measurement 14 min
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Alice Springs, Australia: Northern Territory, Birdum
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Coverage of the construction of the North-South Road. Scenes include: Aircraft warning sound detector device in use and aircraft spotter. Alice Springs, railway locomotive arrives with supplies. Various shots of the countryside. Camel train. Surveyors at work. Bulldozers clearing trees. Graders and jack hammmers in operation. The Birdum Hotel.

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